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What should I do when freezing doesn't work on my plantar warts?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Lots of options

However, for your safety i recommend calling your doc.
There are several effective, save therapies in addition to freezing.

In brief: Lots of options

However, for your safety i recommend calling your doc.
There are several effective, save therapies in addition to freezing.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Libby Putnam
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Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cut out or laser

Freezing warts are helpful if the lesions are small and shallow.
Deep seeded warts which have been there for a long time will not go away with freezing especially on the sole of the foot. You need to have a specialist numb the area and either cut out the wart or laser the warts which penetrate much deeper than freezing.

In brief: Cut out or laser

Freezing warts are helpful if the lesions are small and shallow.
Deep seeded warts which have been there for a long time will not go away with freezing especially on the sole of the foot. You need to have a specialist numb the area and either cut out the wart or laser the warts which penetrate much deeper than freezing.
Dr. Oliver Wang
Dr. Oliver Wang
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