Very often, over the counter medicated corn pads or liquid corn removers that advertise permanent corn removal contain a material such as salicylic acid.  This may be hazardous to otherwise healthy skin, and can lead to irritation, and possibly infection. This is especially important to know for diabetic patients where the fine print on the package states that diabetic patients should beware! Instead of trying to treat this condition on your own, see the doctors at Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic and we will come up with a treatment plan to remedy the problem.