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How do you treat a bad case of plantar warts on 8 year old child?

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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

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
Dr. Libby Putnam
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Same way

Treatment will be same, 8 or 80 year old, starting with local care , if fails, excision or fulgarization .
In a child may need short general , as kid may not cooperate for local anaesthesia

In brief: Same way

Treatment will be same, 8 or 80 year old, starting with local care , if fails, excision or fulgarization .
In a child may need short general , as kid may not cooperate for local anaesthesia
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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In brief: Topical medication

Topical medication can be used to treat the warts over multiple treatments.
The big porblem is gaining the childs confidence to allow the doctor to trim the skin over the wart.

In brief: Topical medication

Topical medication can be used to treat the warts over multiple treatments.
The big porblem is gaining the childs confidence to allow the doctor to trim the skin over the wart.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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