I recommend you see a podiatrist as to the cause. It might be damage from an injury, or shoes or even an infection. Until you know, the best thing to do is to file it down and keep it from trying to tear further.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on October 14, 2005 at 13:54:35:
A layer of gel combined with a foot cover to help protect metatarsals and toes from friction and pressure. It also ideal for cushioning the ball of foot and provides warmth for people suffering from arthritis or poor circulation to the toes.