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I'm treating a plantar wart with duofilm. Removed the dead skin, removed the puffy "wart", liquid came out. Grew again, applied again. Is this right?

I'm treating a plantar wart with duofilm. Removed the dead skin, removed the puffy "wart", liquid came out. Grew again, applied again. Is this right?

Continue.: Yes. The duofilm is innoculated with a high level of salicylic acid which is helpful to eliminate warts but it can take many episodes of dead skin removal and many weeks to months of treatment to resolve them. Consider seeing a dermatologist for possible additional destruction modalities like liquid nitrogen. ...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


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Would applying liquid bandaid over a plantar wart keep it from spreading to other parts of my body and other to people? Thank you.

Would applying liquid bandaid over a plantar wart keep it from spreading to other parts of my body and other to people? Thank you.

Not really...: You are just temporarily covering it and it can actually sometime irritate the skin. It can still spread internally and with the skin irritated, you risk spreading it to others as well. Warts are viruses. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts have a clear liquid in them as they are growing? or is it possible for athletes foot to have clear bumps, also in clusters?

Do plantar warts have a clear liquid in them as they are growing? or is it possible for athletes foot to have clear bumps, also in clusters?

Warts-no fluid: warts are quite solid. Fluid filled slin lesions ( vessicle) can be from blistering or a condition called hyperhidrosis- call for an examination. ...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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How can I treat plantar warts?

How can I treat plantar warts?

Topical: Aldara cream works for many patients. If this fails, laser vaporization can be very effective. See a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can be done for plantar warts?

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 more

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Plantar warts is it easily removed?

Plantar warts is it easily removed?

Lots of ways: 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 ). ...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)

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


Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

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