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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: Because you are training he way you are walking due to the surgery? Perhaps a vitamin deficiency like magnesium or potassium? Are you drinking enough ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Depends: On size and number of warts. Can be one to two weeks.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: A local anesthetic is injected around the wart. Using a scalpel the are is circumscribed and then with a hemostat holding the top of the wart a tissu ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
23 years experience Podiatry
You shouldn't: It depends on how large of an area needed to be removed. The bigger the wart, the longer it can take to heal. Many times it takes about 6 - 8 weeks ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Possible: Since warts are a viral infection which causes a tumor-like growth, it is difficult to surgically remove all of the virally infected cells since they ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes: There are many techniques other than surgery to treat plantar warts such as applying salicylic acid , cryotherapy or cautery.
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A 43-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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kahan
31 years experience Podiatry
Plantar Wart?: The "wart" should be confirmed by being cut out again or seeing a podiatrist to confirm that it is actually a wart. There are many "mimickers" of war ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Keep it clean, apply a topical antiseptic, and decrease pressure on the area.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on how the wart was removed. If surgical removal it will be sore for several days and will take time for the whole to fill in where it was ... Read More

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