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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Plantar Warts (Overview)

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 finger like projections etc.


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Hello how does aspirin works on plantar warts and how long u have to use it ?

Hello how does aspirin works on plantar warts and how long u have to use it ?

It doesn't : Aspirin doesn't work on plantar warts. Sorry but that is not a treatment for plantar warts. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
323 doctors shared insights

Plantar Warts (Overview)

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 finger like projections etc.


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Treating Finger Warts (Tip)

Treating Finger Warts

Cover with small square of duct tape, & bandaid. Leave on until falls off, remove dead wart, repeat! ...See more

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Treating Plantar Fasciitis (Checklist)

Stretch the arch of the foot by flexing the toes
2 Min, Daily for 3 Weeks
Use a frozen water bottle to ice and massage the heel/arch
5 Min, 3x day for 3 Weeks
Avoid flat shoes or walking barefoot
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What are the signs of plantar warts?

What are the signs of plantar warts?

Several: Pain on direct pressure and side to side pressure of the growth.Seeing small black heads in the center ofthe growth. ...Read more

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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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Treating Finger Warts (Tip)

Treating Finger Warts

Ask your doctor about a yeast antigen injection for wart treatment. It has the highest success rate. ...See more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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How long do warts live out side its host.. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and i was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

How long do warts live out side its host..  I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and i was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

Warts Life Span: As soon as the wart left outside of its host, it won't survive. It lives on moist, warm skin environment. It can only be contagious from skin to skin contact in people with low immune defense system. So to answer your question plantar warts will not get spread through clothing. ...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