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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience Podiatry
Viral: The warts are a viral infection. They can become painful which may limit activities if they are on weight bearing areas. You should have it biopsied m ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
One of a few ways.: Three common ways that plantar warts are removed are freezing them, application of chemicals and surgical removal. The first two are available to you ... Read More
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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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Nope!: 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
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
No..see a podiatrist: Plantar warts are viruses which embed themselves into the skin. Water will not suffocate the virus. If you have a concern about a lesion on your ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Multiple methods: Three common ways that plantar warts are removed are freezing them, application of chemicals and surgical removal.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Carefully: You bascially just want to cut the duct tape so that you cover the warts. You also don;t want the tape to bother you so you can cut it in a shape that ... Read More
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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
In some cases: Yes. The adhesive is an irritant to the warts.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Possible: The wart virus is common to the skin area. When you get a break in the skin the virus can penetrated into the epidermal layers and develop into a pai ... Read More
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
No: Although the virus for plantar warts are in the same family as herpes, they are not sexually transmitted.
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