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How can i remove plantar warts at home?

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Dr. Jay Ryan
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Topical acid: May not be safe depending on your medical history, but you could try it. It is not very effective, unfortunately. Many home remedies can be found, but show limited success.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not advisable: Home is not ideal place, it is not advisable, you may enter deep into tissues and get infection. See a professional, however if you want to take a risk, lots tools available to scrape off the wart but may not cure.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 12 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.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Warts: The other answers cover many thoughts. Home remedies including are largely ineffective. Cryotherapy has come a long way with newer instrumentation available. Electrotherapy is an old method. Topical sal acid is very good and co2 laser very good. The key is the antigen antibody response to the virus and that is why professional assistance is the real answer and not home care.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How do I remove plantar warts?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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You can't: Let dermatologists or podiatrists do it.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How can I remove plantar warts at home?

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Topical acid: May not be safe depending on your medical history, but you could try it. It is not very effective, unfortunately. Many home remedies can be found, but show limited success.

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