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What should I do when freezing doesn't work on my plantar warts?

What should I do when freezing doesn't work on my plantar warts?

Lots of options: However, for your safety i recommend calling your doc. There are several effective, save therapies in addition to freezing. ...Read more

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Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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How are plantar warts treated?

How are plantar warts treated?

Several ways: Topical s, laser.Surgical excision, acids. Are a few treatments. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts hurt?

Do plantar warts hurt?

Depends: Depending on how long the plantar warts have been present and how deep the virus has penetrated can determine whether they are painful. If the virus is deep and has had the opportunity to fester beneath the surface, although mainly vascular, it can be quite thick and hard resulting in pain when pressure applied. If the wart is adjacent to a nerve it can also irritate and cause pain. ...Read more

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What are the signs of getting plantar warts?

What are the signs of getting plantar warts?

Looks different: Will have pain tender flat area , looks and feels different than surrounding area of the feet , may have pain wearing the shoes. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts leave on its own ?

Sometimes: But this may take a very long time to happen if it happens at all. There are several treatment options. See a physician. ...Read more

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How do you cure plantar warts?

Many ways: Acid therapy, freezing, burning, laser treatments, topical prescription medications like Aldara and effudex, trichloracetic acid, surgical removal. See a podiatrist this is a common problem they treat. ...Read more

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How can I remove plantar warts at home?

How can I remove plantar warts at home?

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. ...Read more

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What should I do when antifreeze doesn't work on my plantar warts?

What should I do when antifreeze doesn't work on my plantar warts?

Antifreeze?: What are you doing fooling around with antifreeze. That stuff is poison. Stay away from it. The skin can absorb it and it is a poison. Leave ot alone. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Plantar Warts (Definition)

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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more