You are more likely to develop corns or calluses if:
- You already have medical conditions that change the normal alignment of the bones in your feet. For example, arthritis in your feet, bunions, bone spurs or hammertoes.
- You have one or more of the causes of corns and calluses discussed in this article.
- You walk without socks.
- You wear shoes that are too narrow for your foot.
- You smoke cigarettes.