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how do I know if my plantar wart is gone

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew John
22 years experience Podiatry
Decreased pain: Often after a plantar wart is treated by your doctor the pain will start to subside. But your doctor will often need to pare/debride the wart to see i ... Read More
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Dr. Janet Kail
27 years experience Podiatry
No pain: Usually plantar warts are painful. If pain is resolving, then chances are so is wart. If not certain, let your pcp, dermatologist or podiatrist look ... Read More
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Warty tissue: The previous warty tissue will subside and pain will also decrease. Good luck.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Look for the skin: Lines where the wart was. By skin lines i mean the lines as you might see in a fingerprint. If they're coursing through the site, then usually it is ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Look at it.: I use a dermascope in the office which is essentially a magnifying lens. Look for pin point bleeding, interruption in skin lines, cauliflower appearan ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience Sports Medicine
No problem?: On behalf of all the docs on health tap, thanks for the update! it's great to get the feedback! good luck!
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Dr. Robert Conenello
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Great job: That's great news! remember that warts are viral an can reappear. Keep your feet clean and dry.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience Podiatry
Examine the area : Use magnification to determine if the skin lines are normal in appearance. The skin lines will go around a wart but will resume a normal pattern once ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Not Uncommon...: If the warts appear in the same location as before, then the previous warts probably never totally went away in the first place. When warts are under ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several: Pain on direct pressure and side to side pressure of the growth.Seeing small black heads in the center ofthe growth.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Virus: Warts are caused by a virus. The term plantar means the bottom of the foot.
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Coarseness: A slight texture change- tend to be harder and slightly rougher that normal foot tissue
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Wart is from viruses: Vague question, but a wart is a skin lump caused by papilloma viruses (it sometimes spreads to other people). A corn is a lump of dead skin cells form ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your symptoms are suggestiv ... Read More
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