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Can you get plantar warts from going barefoot in a karate dojo that's not being properly cleaned?

Can you get plantar warts from going barefoot in a karate dojo that's not being properly cleaned?

Yes: Plantar warts are the result of human papilloma virus infection, virus can implant on body (they are present everywhere) even by a microscopic break of integrity of surface (your foot) of body. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Plantar Warts (Definition)

Hard, grainy growths that usually appear on the heels or balls of your feet--parts of your body that feel the most pressure. This pressure also may cause plantar warts to grow inward beneath a hard, thick layer of skin (callus). Plantar warts are caused ...Read more


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Can you get plantar warts from going barefoot in a tae kwon do class?

Can you get plantar warts from going barefoot in a tae kwon do class?

Plantar warts: A wart develops when a human papillomavirus infects the outermost layer of skin and causes the skin cells to grow rapidly. The virus can then spread from an existing wart to other areas of the body, causing more warts. Various types of this virus thrive in warm, damp environments such as showers, locker room floors, swimming pool areas, going barefoot. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

Yes: Plantar warts are a virus that is picked up in dirty areas. You are most prone to these when your foot is warm, moist and sweaty.
See your podiatrist for treatment of this condition. ...Read more

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Do people ever get plantar warts from someones sandal?

Do people ever get plantar warts from someones sandal?

Possible: The wart virus is common to the skin area. When you get a break in the skin the virus can penetrated into the epidermal layers and develop into a painful verruca-wart. ...Read more

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How long do warts live out side its host. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and I was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

How long do warts live out side its host. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and I was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

Warts can spread.: Warts can spread through entire gym classes. So they must be able to survive lying on damp shower floors for a period of time. Oddly enough, I have rarely seen two members of the same family with plantar warts. ...Read more

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Is there a home method to get rid of plantar warts?

Duct tape: Although studies have shown mixed results, duct tape has been useful for many people in getting rid of warts. Here's a web page that reports on two of the studies and describes several methods of wart removal with "the handy-man's secret weapon."
http://www. Warts. Org/duct-tape-wart-removal. Html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my plantar warts?

Can you tell me how to get rid of my plantar warts?

Podiatrist: Plantar warts in adults go too deep for freezing or over the counter medications. See a Podiatrist for treatment, remember they can spread to others ...Read more

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Can I get a prescription to remove of plantar warts?

Can I get a prescription to remove of plantar warts?

Yes: Prescription for antiviral creams may be helpful however, can take many months. Having the warts trimmed may help lessen the thickness and allow the medication to penetrate better. ...Read more

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What is the least painful way to get rid of plantar warts?

What is the least painful way to get rid of plantar warts?

Duct tape: It is very slow but can work in many cases. Generally warts eventually go away but not always and it is best to treat before they become more painful. The more effective therapies are typically more painful. ...Read more

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Please describe the most effective way to get rid of plantar warts?

Please describe the most effective way to get rid of plantar warts?

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. ...Read more

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How will doctors get rid of plantar warts?

How will doctors get rid of plantar warts?

Topical or surgical: Warts can be treated with various topical medications and compounds. Freezing of the wart can also be done as well as lazer therapy. They can also be surgically cut out. Avoid walking barefoot in public places. Change or spray shoes with disinfectant. ...Read more

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Can my dr prescribe something to get rid of plantar warts?

Yes: He could also refer you to a podiatrist who is a foot specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of plantar warts on feet?

How do I get rid of plantar warts on feet?

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. ...Read more

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Is there an effective prescription to get rid of plantar warts?

Plantar warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more

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How do men get plantar warts?

How do men get plantar warts?

Same as women: It caused by a virus that likes to grow in dark, damp environment. ...Read more

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How or from whom does a child get plantar warts?

How or from whom does a child get plantar warts?

Same goes.: The same infective process holds for children as adults. Children have have an increased ability to catch the virus because of increased exposure and activity levels. ...Read more

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How to get rid of plantar warts?

How to get rid of plantar warts?

Several ways: Topical medication, freezing, laser, surgical excision among other things. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of plantar warts?

How do I get rid of plantar warts?

Various: Treatments destroy warts but not the wart virus! there are several topicals, both otc & prescription. There is freezing, burning, & cutting. None of these always successful. You can try using tape......Any kind......Duct tape sticks well....All day every day until the warts are gone: weeks to months. Many people think they have warts but really have callouses or scars. See a dermatologist if it b. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of plantar warts?

By removing: All other measures fails get them removed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of plantar warts?

Seek a podiatrist: Plantars warts can be stubborn, and painful viral skin infections to treat. There are a lot of different treatment options, because no one way is best. They include medications and surgical options. Sometimes lasers are employed in treating them.

Self care measures include use of duct tape over the warts, or use of over-the-counter medications. See a podiatrist if these measures don't work. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of plantar warts?

Many: There are many over the counter medications at the pharmacy.
Surgical excission, laser removal, freezing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of plantar warts?

What is the best way to get rid of plantar warts?

Many treatments: Topical medications, acids, laser, surgical removal no treatment is that much better than another. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to get rid of plantar warts?

What is the best thing to get rid of plantar warts?

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. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of plantar warts at home?

What can you do to get rid of plantar warts at home?

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. ...Read more

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

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

Most need no treatme: Most plantar warts do not require any treatment as they get better and resolve without treatment in couple of years.
If these are symptomatic causing pain and dicomfort then you need treatment by your physician or podiatrist
following therapies are used
cryotherapy, that is freezing the wart with liquid nitrogen
canthridin application with salicylic acid
aldara cream
immunotherapy
laser rx/surgery. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment to get rid of plantar warts?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a prescription to get rid of plantar warts?

Is there a prescription to get rid of plantar warts?

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. ...Read more

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What prescription medicines can get rid of plantar warts?

A few choices: There are a number of prescribed medications that can be used to treat plantars warts. Talk to your podiatrist or dermatologist to found out what might be the best option for you. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
665 Doctors shared insights

Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more