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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends...: It is dependent on what type of medication that you are using on your wart.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Why not : Follow the directions? I am not sure which medication you are using but if it is something like acid you could potentially burn yourself. The directio ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Nothing: Plantar warts are very stubborn. Dermatologists or podiatrists may help. Otc medicines like wart-off, duofilm, compound w, etc. Only making it not wor ... Read More
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
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Salacylic acid: Dr. Schools puts out some freeze spray, you can try those. If lesion does not improve see a podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Salicylic acid is : Used along with many others.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Many: From oral medications to sails iliac acid and bunch in between talk to podiatrist to see what is right for you.
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
A lot to consider.: There is a host of medications used to eliminate warts. The choice is generally a matter of preference, convenience, cost and type of wart.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Lots of options: However, for your safety i recommend calling your doc. There are several effective, save therapies in addition to freezing.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Antifreeze?: What are you doing fooling around with antifreeze. That stuff is poison. Stay away from it. The skin can absorb it and it is a poison. Leave ot alone.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neither, they just-: -happen. Athletes foot is a different can of worms.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryot ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
More info: Dust can ? Be more specific please. Plantar warts are a viral infection of the skin that usually responses to acid treatment , shaving, freezing. Some ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Same way: Treatment will be same, 8 or 80 year old, starting with local care , if fails, excision or fulgarization . In a child may need short general , as k ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Richman
28 years experience Podiatry
Warts are a virus: There are many different kinds of warts, there are over 2000 kinds of the wart virus. There are multiple treatments depending on location, size, how ... Read More
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