A 45-year-old member asked:
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how do doctors remove plantar warts?

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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.
Answered on Nov 20, 2012
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 cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding.
Answered on Nov 24, 2017

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Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely: There are a number of ways to treat to treat warts. Salicytic acid liquids, Fluorouracil cream and Aldara (imiquimod) cream can be prescribed. Unfortu ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes!: Plantar warts and other warts can be treated with topical agents that slowly dissolve the wart. Warts can also be frozen. Surgery is a last resort. ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Wart: You go and see your podiatrist who will make that diagnosis for you - that's how .
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Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience Podiatry
Unfortunately: You need to have it looked at by a physician. Sometimes, the only way you can definitively diagnose it is by a biopsy. See your local Dr. You could tr ... Read More
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