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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

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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How do you get rid of plantar warts?

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 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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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 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?

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

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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 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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What are ways to get rid of plantar warts?

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

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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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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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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How can I get rid of plantar warts between my toes?

How can I get rid of plantar warts between my toes?

See below: There are topical acids that can be used but you need an exam to make sure they are warts. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of plantar warts on my 6th grade child's heel?

How do I get rid of plantar warts on my 6th grade child's heel?

Many treatments: Warts can be treated in many ways from over the counter medicines to professional treatment.
The skin on the back of the heel is a tough area to get rid of warts due to constant rubbing on the shoe and thickness of the skin. ...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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How to get rid of plantar warts? Might also be molluscum. No money to see dermatologist

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, after two weeks gone. ...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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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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How do I get rid of a plantar wart?

How do I get rid of a plantar wart?

Many choices: Many choices are available. Over the counter salicylic acid preparations should probably be tried first. Keeping the wart covered with duct tape has potentiated any local treatment. A podiatrist or dermatologist may recommend freezing, application of a stronger acid, or surgical removal depending upon the size, location, and duration of the plantar wart. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a plantar wart?

There are: Some options in the local pharmacy you can try like sal acid, I think dr. Scholl's makes a freeze type medication.
If the wart is on the small side, you can try some of these options, if larger I would recommend a visit to the podiatrist or dermatologist who have stronger versions of these medicines as well as other options. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my plantar wart?

Many ways: There is duct tape, there are topical acids, freezing, laser, surgical removal.
No one method. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a plantar wart?

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 it possible to get rid of a verruca (plantar wart) in a week?

Possible: If your immune system is strong enough and you inhibit the environment of the virus, then yes it is possible. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more