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Several: Athletes foot often occurs between the toes and the skin becomes red, macerated and itchy, sometimes with small fluid filled blisters. Warts are usually hard and have pain when pressed directly on them and pressed side to side. Often warts will have small black heads in the middle of them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are removal techniques for warts/verucas (i don't know what it is) on the upper sole oft foot?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor.: Your doctor can shave the callus off the top of the lesion and determine whether it is a callus with a core, or an actual wart. Treatments for each can differ slightly, so find out which you have before you try to treat it with over-the-counter removal pads! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things...: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). Laser treatments, excisional surgery, etc., etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not exactly: There are different subtypes of warts which tend to effect different areas of the body. Warts on the feet are termed "plantar warts". Warts on the face are usually a different subtype and probably a different type of wart virus (there are 150+ types of wart viruses that tend to have their own clinical characteristics). In any case see a dermatologist for some treatment options. ...Read more