A member asked:

What is the best treatment/product to get rid of plantar warts?

3 doctors weighed in across 3 answers

Many: There are many natural and over the counter treatments. There is also freezind, laser, surgical removal.

Answered 9/13/2017



See a dermatologist: Warts on the sole of the foot need not be treated unless they bother you. Given enough time they will usually go away anyway. They are not very contagious. Many people think they have warts but actually have callouses. There are several types of treatments, none of them reliable. You can try keeping tape on them-----any kind of tape------duct tape sticks well. Keep tape on them all day every day u.

Answered 6/30/2016


Dr. Libby Putnam answered

Specializes in 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 4/18/2016



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I can't seem to get rid of my plantar warts. What are my options?

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