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does duct tape get rid of plantar warts

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
How to destroy it...: A dermatologist or some primary care doctors can destroy a plantar wart by freezing it, by cutting off the top of it and freezing the base of it, or b ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis
42 years experience Podiatry
Consider podiatry: A podiatrist is more than qualified to answer any and all your questions as well as treating this diagnosis. When I speak about podiatrist I do so if ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Can be: I have had patients use it with success.
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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May freeze them: There are over the counter medications that can treat very small, simple ones. Some kits have some very cold liquid that freezes the wart, and others ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) is a prescription medication that can also be considered; talk with your doctor.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Most need no treatme: Most plantar warts do not require any treatment as they get better and resolve without treatment in couple of years. If these are symptomatic causing ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Many ways: That means there is no best way if there are many options. Most doctors would use liquid nitrogen "freeze". (only doctors would have this equipment.) ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Seek a podiatrist: Plantars warts can be stubborn, and painful viral skin infections to treat. There are a lot of different treatment options, because no one way is best ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Many treatments: Topical medications, acids, laser, surgical removal no treatment is that much better than another.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Dermatologist: Dermatologists have many techniques to remove warts including freezing and other chemicals to remove the wart. If it is severe, a podiatirist can hel ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Many ways: From topical acids, freezes, lasers, topical meds, oral vitamin supplements etc.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: He/she would tell you what it is.
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