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How to prevent plantar warts at home? From gym shower

How to prevent plantar warts at home? From gym shower

Plantar warts: You should wear shower shoes in public showers or if you share a shower with a person who get athlete's feet often or has plantar warts. ...Read more

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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 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 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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If I shower with slippers would plantar warts be spread to other people who use the bathtub?

If I shower with slippers would plantar warts be spread to other people who use the bathtub?

For what it's worth.: I know it sounds hard to believe, but.....I have treated warts for almost 40 years and I cannot remember when I could confirm one family member spreading warts to another by way of the bathtub. It might have something to do with the smooth surface of the tub. Possibly the flowing of the water. Go figure. ...Read more

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What is a good home treatment for plantar warts?

What is a good home treatment for plantar warts?

Warts...: Plantar warts are very frustrating to treat. Methods that worked in the past may not work for you in the present. Fortunately, there are many other treatments to try. There are a few different topical chemicals, different freezing techniques, etc. Just keep trying. ...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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Doc i hav plantar warts which bleeds when i use pumice stone d it s very painful even for touch.can u giv sm home remedies for it and a prescription ?

Doc i hav plantar warts which bleeds when i use pumice stone d it s very painful even for touch.can u giv sm home remedies for it and a prescription 
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86 the pumice: Plantar warts bleed with debridement due to the blood supply that goes to the lesions. These capillaries are what feed the virus. Normal debridement can make them bleed, but usually without ant pain. Pumice stones may be too abrasive causing you pain. Also, the location of the wart will contribute to the pain level (under a bone). OTC medications have limited benefit. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What OTC solutions will help dissolve 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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Is it ok to go to the spa for massage with plantar warts?

Is it ok to go to the spa for massage with plantar warts?

No: No it is not. A wart is a virus - you are putting the person massaging your feet at risk. Not good. Treat the warts, then treat the feet to a good massage... ...Read more

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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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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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Can water suffocate plantar warts?

No..see a podiatrist: Plantar warts are viruses which embed themselves into the skin. Water will not suffocate the virus. If you have a concern about a lesion on your foot, don't self treat, have it checked properly. ...Read more

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How do doctors remove 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 should I duct tape plantar warts?

How should I duct tape plantar warts?

Carefully: You bascially just want to cut the duct tape so that you cover the warts. You also don;t want the tape to bother you so you can cut it in a shape that is conducive to the anatomical area. ...Read more

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Can you use a dust can on plantar warts?

Can you use a dust can on 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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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more