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Warts on bottom of feet ?

Warts on bottom of feet
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Plantars warts: Can be difficult to rid of due to thickness of skin. Topical meds, laser, acid, surgery. ...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


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How to warts on the foot spread?

How to warts on the foot spread?

Direct contact: Usually via direct contact, although it is actually quite infrequent to see 2 members of the same family get them in short proximity to each other. I think there are other mechanisms for spread involved. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can warts on your feet grow on your face?

Hello doctors, can warts on your feet grow on your face?

Not exactly: There are different subtypes of warts which tend to effect different areas of the body. Warts on the feet are termed "plantar warts". Warts on the face are usually a different subtype and probably a different type of wart virus (there are 150+ types of wart viruses that tend to have their own clinical characteristics). In any case see a dermatologist for some treatment options. ...Read more

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What are removal techniques for warts/verucas (i don't know what it is) on the upper sole oft foot?

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 you know when warts have been completely killed off? They're on the foot if it makes any difference

How do you know when warts have been completely killed off? They're on the foot if it makes any difference

Skin lines: Look for normal skin lines. When the wart is there, the skin lines will stop at the wart. When you see normal skin lines where the wart was at, it is most likely gone. ...Read more

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Ask a health question...Planter warts on feet?

Ask a health question...Planter warts on feet?

Virus infection: A very common problem, more so in the younger population. They can be painful and solitary or multiple and mosaic in nature. Treatments are numerous with various acids, freezing and cauterization and/or surgical in nature. ...Read more

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Are flat warts on feet dangerous? will freckles turn to warts?

Are flat warts on feet dangerous? will freckles turn to warts?

Not dangerous: Flat warts usually remain painless and cause no important health problems, but sometimes those on the sole of the feet can become larger "plantar warts", which can be painful and more difficult to threat. If in doubt, see a doctor, preferably a dermatologist. Warts do not become freckles; they are entirely different. ...Read more