8 tips for the treatment and prevention of calluses on the feet


Walking or standing for hours puts pressure on the heels, feet and toes. It creates a risk of painful blisters and blisters on the feet. Blisters on the feet can occur caused by burns, frostbite, allergic reactions and bacterial or fungal infections. Blisters on the hands caused by friction and pressure are common in musicians and people who perform heavy physical poles. Too wide or tight shoes can be rubbed from the sensitive skin of the lower part of the feet. This is how friction occurs. The result is a collection of fluid under the upper layer of skin.

  1. Blisters are often painful and tender but should not be touched with the hands to prevent infection. While the blister heals it can be protected with a hanzaplast / plaster. If the envelope ruptures, plasma, blood and pus leaking from the ruptured envelope are visible. Excess skin does not need to be removed as that part of the skin protects the rest of the wound.
  2. Natural remedies reduce discomfort and speed up the healing of blisters. Green tea is useful because it has anti-inflammatory properties. Soak three bags of green tea in boiling water. Add one teaspoon of baking soda. Let the mixture cool. Dip a piece of cotton wool or gauze into the mixture and place on the blister.
  3. Castor oil is useful for blisters on the feet. Apply the oil on the blister and leave the oil to act overnight.
  4. Vitamin E can be obtained in the form of oils, creams or capsules in all pharmacies. It is a useful choice against painful blisters. Helps cells to repair faster. Prevents the formation of scars on the legs.
  5. Consultations with doctors are always desirable and mandatory if the blister causes severe pain and prevents walking. Or the appearance of blisters is accompanied by high body temperature, nausea or fever. Doctors use a sterile needle to drain the envelope. They test a fluid sample if there is a suspicion of an infection. This determines the cause of infection.
  6. It is known that new and never worn shoes can cause discomfort and blisters because due to moisture and friction the feet are exposed to the appearance of blisters. It is desirable to use new or unworn shoes briefly and gradually and always with socks.
  7. Foot powder reduces sweating. At risky places on the feet, rubbing can be reduced with the use of more comfortable footwear. Quality socks, a thin bandage or a band-aid.
  8. Athletes and mountaineers always use socks that protect their feet from the rough edges of their shoes or socks that keep their feet dry.

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