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Synonyms for callus

an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)


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bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

(botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid

cause a callus to form on

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form a callus or calluses

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It was all basic stuff, mostly for the elderly having difficulty with nail care, corns and calluses," said Penny.
Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop where the shoe frequently rubs the foot.
Corns and calluses are caused by friction and pressure when the bony parts of your feet rub against your shoes.
After a bath or shower, file corns and calluses gently with a pumice stone.
Corns and calluses These are clumps of compacted, dead skin cells that build up from the pressure of bony areas of your feet rubbing against shoes.
Salvax[TM] Duo is available by prescription only and both Salvax[TM] Foam and Hydro 40[R] Foam are indicated for hyperkeratotic conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis, xerosis, ichthyosis, eczema, keratosis, keratoderma and dry, rough skin, as well as corns and calluses.
When corns and calluses are exposed while wearing high heels, the boost in confidence that is felt while wearing a particularly stunning pair of heels is immediately erased.
No wonder we're seeing rising numbers of teenagers and those in their 20s developing painful corns and calluses - problems normally only seen in much older women.