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Dead Plantar Wart
For treating plantar warts with patches, should I be cleaning dead skin away in between treatments?
There are many types of warts and all are caused by virus. There are a variety (~46) of different viruses that cause warts thus different type of warts. Different types of warts will have there own appearance. Some are flat and smooth while others are raised and rough with small black streaks or specks in them. Others are ...Read more
I'm treating a plantar wart with duofilm. Removed the dead skin, removed the puffy "wart", liquid came out. Grew again, applied again. Is this right?
Continue.: Yes. The duofilm is innoculated with a high level of salicylic acid which is helpful to eliminate warts but it can take many episodes of dead skin removal and many weeks to months of treatment to resolve them. Consider seeing a dermatologist for possible additional destruction modalities like liquid nitrogen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had plantar wart on bottom of foot. Used dr. Schols. Now doesn't look active but skin is hard and looks dead. I shave it down but comes back the same?
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