Dry callus treatment at home

Corns or burrs can be wet or dry. Regardless of the appearance of the disease, it is ugly phenomenon, it gives discomfort when walking, causing pain. We offer options for treating dry calluses at home, so that the legs are healthy and beautiful.

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To get rid of dry cornsconstant visit to an expensive specialist will have to try. You need to have up-to-date and correct information, important is exposure, attention, regularity. After the dry calluses have been successfully eliminated, one should take care of the legs every day. This is the prevention of the appearance of formations in the future.

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You can successfully treat dry callus at home using various pharmacy products that have a disinfectant, anti-inflammatory effect. But, if you do not want to spend money, then trust the wisdom of the people. Use folk remedies for treatment.

Wartner gel

Before using Wartner( applicator pen impregnated with gel), immerse the body part with the formed corn into warm water for 5 minutes. Then rub it with a nail file, wash your skin and wipe it dry. On a healthy skin area around the formation, apply a cream. Handle the gel areas that are free from cracks and wounds.

Corn patch

Before applying the corn plaster, the skin should be washed, dried and degreased. In the palms of the hand, warm the plate of the medical patch, and then fix it on the problem area. Plasters based on salicylic acid are suitable for the removal of dry corns. It is produced in various forms, which is important for the convenience of fixing and wearing it. It is important to follow the instructions clearly and you will be able to get rid of dry build-up and horny skin.


Ointment from the formed calluses can be purchased at the pharmacy or cooked at home. Drugstores:

  • Super Antimosolin;
  • Frisone;
  • Stop Corn;
  • Bensalitin.

Ointment preparation recipe:

  • in 1: 1 ratio to mix castor oil and glycerin;
  • in an equal proportion to mix olive, corn and linseed oil;
  • peeled onions with a coffee grinder and pour on apple cider vinegar for 14 days, then filtered and castor oil added.

Remedy for dry corns

Effective and easy to use is the Salipod patch. Also, there are a lot of ointments and creams, developed on the basis of salicylic acid( Bensalitin, Super Antimozolin, Nemosol).Also, most of them include oils, vitamins, petrolatum, herbs, lactic, benzoic and glycolic acids.

Folk recipes for the treatment of

How to remove the core of dry calluses? The most effective way, which will not cause harm, is performed in a cosmetology or medical institution. The core of the callus is drilled and an antiviral drug is applied to this site. When running forms are often used laser, after which the wound is treated with a special tool. A common and painless method for removing the rod is cryotherapy, using liquid nitrogen.

But at home you can use folk remedies.

Important! Getting rid of dry calluses is much more difficult than a wet form of education. But for them, too, there are effective national recipes. Apple vinegar and salicylic ointment

In order for the ingredients to work, you need to ensure maximum penetration under the skin. In the evenings, make baths to steam out the skin. Keep the feet in hot water with a couple of tablespoons 6% of apple vinegar. The procedure should be carried out until the water cools down.

Apple cider vinegar from dry corns

Leg dry, wipe, on the patch with corn, apply a layer of salicylic ointment 10%.This ointment can be bought at the pharmacy. Apply a napkin, fasten with a bandage and put on a sock. Carry out the procedure every day for 10-15 days.


A common bulb is taken. Clean in the usual way, send to the oven. The bulb should be baked until soft. Then cut the fruit into two parts. Apply a cut piece to the problem area, fix it with a bandage and put on a sock. The bulb is left overnight. To completely get rid of dry callus, it may take up to 7 days.

Onions from dry corns


Leg with corn in steam, wipe it dry. Cut propolis in the hands and attach to dry formation, from above fix with adhesive tape. It takes 3 days to wear the applique. Every day, remove adhesive plaster and steam again, wipe to dry and dry the skin( you can rub with a file or pumice stone) already softened corn.

Lemon citrus and pulp

Take a meat grinder, scroll lemon skins and a small amount of pulp. You get a gruel, which fits on the part of the foot where the dry growth builds up. Make a gauze dressing, leave for the whole night. In the morning, the callus will be softened enough to be removed. The procedure is carried out up to five times to completely cut it.

Lemon peel from corns


There are two common ways in which iodine is used to treat calluses.

Iodine and manganese:

  • dilute potassium permanganate in water, achieve a brown color;
  • lower there the area of ​​the body on which the corn is located;
  • steamed for a quarter of an hour;
  • after the time, wipe the skin and smudge with iodine.

Iodine and potatoes:

  • make a bath( dilute in water 3 tbsp salt with 2 tsp iodine);
  • hold the body area with corn in a solution of 30 minutes;
  • then rub the raw potatoes rubbed on a coarse grater with a corn and stick a patch or fasten with a bandage.

Onion husk

In this version, make a tincture based on the onion peel and 9% table vinegar. Pour the shell of the solution, close and put in a dark place for 15 days. When the time runs out, make compresses based on the received fluid. Soak the cloth in a tincture, apply to a sore spot, fix it and leave it overnight.

An onion peel will save from corns

Steamed meat

It helps to cope with dry, old calluses with fresh fresh meat. Cut off a piece of it and just attach it to the affected area of ​​the foot, fix it with a gauze bandage. Compress left at night to heal completely, requires 10 procedures. This treatment, perhaps, will cost a pretty penny, but it is extremely effective.
Steamed meat from corns

Treatment depending on the location of the corn

Between the toes

The dry callus between the fingers leads to "lumbago" in the leg, it gives a lot of inconvenience and painful discomfort, therefore it is necessary to get rid of it. If the corn is recent, then you can buy a Salipod pharmacy patch, developed on the basis of salicylic acid. Before you paste, you need to steam out the corn and wipe the skin thoroughly. Wear a plaster for 2 days. Then remove and make a bath for the callus, after which the remnants of the cornified skin rub with a file.

Alternative medicine suggests removing dry callus with the use of propolis, which is attached with an adhesive plaster.

On the little finger of the foot

It's quite difficult to remove the dry callus yourself, it is possible to leave the root. In clinics, this procedure is performed by a laser. At home, you need to start with the bath:

  • mix salt with pine oil, take 2 tbsp.l.of the prepared concentrate and add the same amount of salt, mix the mixture in 1 liter of water;
  • 2 tbsp.l.soda diluted in 2 liters of water.

Proceed to treatment:

  • twist the bulb in a meat grinder and mix with the lemon juice, soak the tampon with this gruel and fix it on the little finger( perform for three days a night);
  • soak the napkin with vodka and attach it to the little finger, warm it with polyethylene and woolen toe from the top( perform the procedure before going to bed, remove the bandage in the morning).

At the foot

Specialized clinics offer several ways to remove calluses on the foot: cryotherapy, laser therapy. If for some reason you do not have the opportunity to ask for help in a medical institution, try to get rid of the callus at home with the help of improvised means:

  • prepare a bath( 2 liters of hydrogen peroxide add to 1 liter of warm water), keep your feet for half an hour;
  • put on a steamed corn pre-cooked ointment( 1 egg pour vinegar and leave for a week), the course of treatment is two procedures.

On the heel of the

The procedure for removing the callus from the heel does not require any special hardware intervention; you can get rid of the formation yourself:

  • prepare the steaming solution( salt, soda or ammonia);
  • lower your legs for 15-20 minutes;
  • after the time, rub the corn with pumice stone;
  • apply tomato paste on the treated area, put on polyethylene and fix with a bandage, on top it is recommended to wear a sock.

Carry out the procedure until the corn disappears on the heel.

On the hand of

The easiest way to get rid of calluses is to buy chemist's creams, ointments and plaster to remove them. At home, it is effective to steam hands in a warm solution of soda with liquid soap( for 1 liter of water, 50 ml of soap and 1 tsp of soda).Fifteen minutes later, cut the aloe leaf onto the corn.

In case of neglected forms, it is recommended to go to a clinic where you can get rid of the formation with a laser and liquid nitrogen.

At the child

To relieve the child of discomfort, it is necessary to steam out the body area with dry callus in the bath for several days( mix soap with soda and dilute with warm water).The procedure takes 15 minutes. Then you need to wipe the skin thoroughly and apply baby cream. After it is absorbed( after 10 minutes), apply a compress of natural bee propolis. Application change every evening.

How to properly care for your feet

To treat dry callus at home no longer needed, you need to properly care for the legs. It is enough to lubricate clean feet every night with a nutritious cream. Pegs, if they are very hard, also grease with olive or linseed oil. After the procedure of care, on your feet for a few hours put on socks.

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