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What are treatments for plantar warts?

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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry

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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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Warts

Treatment of warts should be guided by the preference of the patient, available resources, and the experience of the health-care provider. No definitive evidence suggests that any of the available treatments are superior to any other, and no single treatment is ideal for all patients or all warts.
There are topical medications, laser, and cryotherapy.

In brief: Warts

Treatment of warts should be guided by the preference of the patient, available resources, and the experience of the health-care provider. No definitive evidence suggests that any of the available treatments are superior to any other, and no single treatment is ideal for all patients or all warts.
There are topical medications, laser, and cryotherapy.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: Many

There are many home treatments, as well as over the counter treatments as well as office treatments including surgical removal.

In brief: Many

There are many home treatments, as well as over the counter treatments as well as office treatments including surgical removal.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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