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Wart removal surgery tomorrow morning. i have a big wart on top of my foot. like a dime size. how much will the pain be? and how long would it last?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
It depends: If they freeze it, it will hurt for about 30 minutes. If they surgically remove it, it will hurt for a week or so.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Pain varies: Intial discomfort will fade in a out one hour. There will soreness from the pressure of the show for 1-2 weeks which it is healing.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 15 years experience
Talk to your Surgeon: Depending on the size, location and planned procedure, and patient dependent factors this can vary widely. Talk to your surgeon before your procedure so that you have no questions beforehand.

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