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How to get rid of a verruca on the bottom of my foot?

How to get rid of a verruca on the bottom of my foot?

Dermatologist: Tough problem. Often hard to treat. Often resistant to treatment. Often hard to find a doctor who is experienced or wants to treat these lesions. See a dermatologist & discuss thoroughly. They can be injected, frozen, curretted, burned, lasered {& incantations can be said (?)}. Get a second or third opinion if necessary. Often they just go away on their own. Foot & shoe hygiene is important. ...Read more

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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more


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I had a verruca when I was 14 on the ball of my foot. The skin is now hardened where it was how to get rid of it?

I had a verruca when I was 14 on the ball of my foot. The skin is now hardened where it was how to get rid of it?

CALLUS: It sounds like you have developed a callus, which is a normal response in this area. If it bothers you alot, you can soften it with foot soaks and pumice or have a podiatrist/dermatologist remove it. ...Read more

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Hi, What is the best way to get rid of a veroca on the bottom of my foot?

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What is the best way to get rid of a veroca on the bottom of my foot?

Topical treatment: if it's small enough there are over the counter kits that you can use to "burn" it off. may want to see a foot doctor to have it removed ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

How can I get rid of a callous on the bottom of my foot.?

Callus: A painful callus can arise over areas of increased friction or pressure. Try to offload the painful area with some type of over the counter padding. Also, topical therapies that contain urea or salycilic acid can be helpful to thin out the thickened callus. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these bubbles on my feet an two bubbles are starting to form on the bottom of my foot?

How can I get rid of these bubbles on my feet an two bubbles are starting to form on the bottom of my foot?

?blistering: These may be blisters from ill fitting shoes or prolonged standing,walking on hard surfaces. Change to comfortable padded footwear. See a podiatrist if bubbles continue to form. ...Read more

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I have weird hole like things on the bottom of my foot. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

I have weird hole like things on the bottom of my foot. What are they and how do I get rid of them?

Hole like things: First , you need to be evaluated . Not by your family doc , but by a podiatrist . That is the first right thing to do . Then you get not only a diagnosis , but the treatment plan you need . ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a boil on the bottom of my foot?

How do I get rid of a boil on the bottom of my foot?

Incise & drain: The definitive treatment for a boil is incision and drainage. Try soaking the foot in hot water to see if it will drain on its own. If not, it will have to be lanced, but don't attempt this yourself - it will hurt too much and you run the risk of making things worse, particularly on the sole of the foot. Let a doctor do it under the proper sterile conditions, with an anesthetic. ...Read more

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3 years ago i got a wart on the bottom of my foot. I have tried almost everything to get rid of it. What else can I try?

Family practice: You probably have a planter wart. These are difficult to treat without medical supervision. They usually need excision and/or cryosurgery. It may take several treatments to get to the core. ...Read more

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I have this patch of peeling/blistering skin on the bottom of my foot. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

I have this patch of peeling/blistering skin on the bottom of my foot. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Try and : Nit fungal cream if no improvement after a couple of weeks see podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more