A 47-year-old member asked:
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My plantar wart is turning black after using duct tape and salasylic gel. Is this a normal side effct?

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Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience in Podiatry
Black wart is ok: The blackened area is the blood supply to the lesion coming to the surface. This is normal.
Answered on May 8, 2016

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Can be: I have had patients use it with success.
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Duct tape alone: Using aldera under occlusion may be a bit too much. Duct tape occlusion alone should be sufficient.
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DRS. APPT.: It's time to see a podiatrist or a more formal treatment plan. Dr. Latva
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In some cases: Yes. The adhesive is an irritant to the warts.

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