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A 37-year-old member asked:

How do i remove plantar warts?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 51 years experience
You can't: Let dermatologists or podiatrists do it.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Many ways: Topical over the counter meds, freezing, surgical removal.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 13 years experience
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.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

How do doctors remove plantar warts?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
Multiple methods: Three common ways that plantar warts are removed are freezing them, application of chemicals and surgical removal.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can I get a prescription to remove of plantar warts?

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
General Surgery 32 years experience
Plantar warts: Yes, but otc treatments work well if the warts are small. A foot doctor can also treat in the office or prescribe if necessary.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What can I do about plantar warts ?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 13 years experience
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.
A member asked:

What do I do about plantars warts

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
OTC or doctor visit: There are several otc products which you can check out and try. Some home remedies such as duct-tape, potato's sap etc...May help some folks. If these fail, consult your doc who may be able to give you prescription med or remove them in the office... Good luck.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How to remove warts?

6 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Try Duct Tape: Some warts can be removed by placing duct tape pieces cut out to the size of the wart, and keeping the wart covered for several weeks. Replace the tape daily and gently scrub the wart off as it softens, and then replace the tape.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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