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how do you get a plantar wart on your foot

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Visit his doc/derm: These seldom respond to over the counter treatments but there are some available. These are different than regular warts by having most of the wart be ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Warts: If conservative care is exhausted , then surgical resection can be a good option. I use a CO2 laser for this when needed as it is much more precise t ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes, if you are going to have them removed, then all of them should be removed.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Simple: See your physician or your dpm for excision planter wart. Smaller ones are amicable to local medication.
Dr. Oliver Wang
9 years experience Podiatry
Cut out or laser: Traditionally, surgical excision is most effective. New technology allows us to laser the warts off.
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes it hurts but there are other alternatives to excision and curettage that do not require injections. There is cryofreeze, seal cyclic acid treatmen ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Wart: It depends on how susceptible you are, but for example walking barefoot around locker or swimming pool is a common area to acquire the virus. The mec ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Not warts!: Yes, you can definitely get athletes foot on one or two toes. It's usually under toes that don't get completely dry after showering. Warts are hard, t ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Local destruction.: Turns out are hard to get rid of. Your doctor can freeze, burn, inject or even use a laser. Ultimately it takes a good immune reaction to the freezing ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes & no: Warts are caused by strains of virus that are acquired from environmental exposure. Those strains that infect the skin/foot are specific to those skin ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 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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