To prevent their formation, do not cramp the feet, but wear boots and shoes made easy and comfortable. This, however, will not always prevent their formation, for we sometimes find them when this fault cannot be charged to the patient.
The corns should not he permitted to become large and hard, and should therefore occasionally be pared down as much a possible, and covered with Arnica plaster, or ordinary adhesive plaster. They may also be bathed, where there is considerable pain, with Arnica. Should there be a sensation as if needles were running through the corn, Ant.-crud. may be taken, a dose every evening for a week. Calc., Sep., Sil. may be required, if there is considerable pain; a dose every evening, commencing with Calc. and following in a week's time, if necessary by another remedy.
Three globules dry on the tongue.