How long can it take to recover from plantar wart surgery?

Many factors. Location of wart? Under weight bearing area or not? Size of wart? Type of surgery performed? All of these factors will contribute to length of recovery which could be anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.
Depends. Depends on the location the surgery was done and what method was used and how big the wart was. In general should take a few days.
Recovery. As stated it depends on where the wart/s are located , how many , type of removal and such. This can vary healing time from as little as a week to 4 weeks or even longer. See your podiatrist for an evaluation.
Depends. On size and number of warts. Can be one to two weeks.
Recovery.... You may return to regular activities quickly, but the excision site may not yet be completely closed. So much depends on how the excision was performed and if the site was on a weight bearing surface where there are a lot of shear forces. The healing can range from a few weeks to a couple months.

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Is plantar wart surgery normally carried out and dressed after?

See below. A local anesthetic is injected around the wart. Using a scalpel the are is circumscribed and then with a hemostat holding the top of the wart a tissue nipper is used to underscore the growth. The tissue is scraped with a curette and then the area is hyfercated or cauterized. Antiseptic is applied with gauze and kling over the area. Read more...
Many ways. Every dr. Has there preferences, but in general, once the wart is excised, a sterile, non-adherent bandage is placed over the wound filled with an anti-biotic ointment. The dressing should then be changed once to twice a day after soaking in warm water and epsom salts, drying and applying a topical anti-biotic. The bandage will need to be guaze and tape initially, then switch to b. Aids. Read more...
Sterile setting. If all else fails ( acid, shaving, freezing) doc sometimes has to resort to surgery. Usually done under an ankle block or local anesthesia. The abnormal area as well as some of the normal skin is excised and often closed with sutures. Since it is on the bottom of the foot no weight can be put on the area till the skin heals (7-21 days). Change insoles in shoes warts are a virus and can re infect! Read more...
Wart. As stated , each doc has his or her preference . Mine is co2 laser. The area must be numb either way , but i find less bleeding and more precision with a beam of light. The same sterile dressing is applied. Read more...
Dressing... Most surgical excisions will have a dressing placed over the site post-operatively. I use radio-wave technique as my excision choice and a dressing is always required until the site heals over. Read more...

What is plantar wart surgery recovery time? Can I go to beach during it?

You shouldn't. It depends on how large of an area needed to be removed. The bigger the wart, the longer it can take to heal. Many times it takes about 6 - 8 weeks to heal. You should keep the area clean and free from infection. Read more...
Plantar wart. There are many ways to treat and even to do surgery on a plantar wart. The doctor that is doing the procedure can tell you your limitations but if the area is covered (sealed) you should be able to go to the beach regardless of the procedure chosen. Any incision will require at least 3 weeks to full recover. Read more...
Wart. I wouldn't recommend it. Speak to your surgeon as healing depends on the area involved and the size of the area too . Read more...

How likely is it that a plantar wart returns in the same place after excision surgery?

Possible. Since warts are a viral infection which causes a tumor-like growth, it is difficult to surgically remove all of the virally infected cells since they cannot be seen clinically. Even with adequate surgical margins you can sometimes see regrowth of the wart. Read more...
Wart. The possibility of return regardless of the method used to remove the wart is high. Remember , you are dealing with a virus so there is no pill - regardless of the Cimetidine articles - to take . See your podiatrist for assistance. Read more...
Reasonably Likely... No success rates are great with regards to warts. I was co-author on a paper published 25 years ago that touted a 98% success rate, but the other doctor rushed it to publication and subsequently we had a number of recurrences that were previously reported as success. Any treatment in the 85% range is great! Read more...

Is it safe to have plastic surgery while I have a plantar wart?

Yes. Unless your plastic surgery is on the bottom of your foot, a plantar wart should not interfere with your plastic surgery. Read more...
Yes. As long as the surgeon follows sterile precautions there is little risk . Read more...
Plastic surgery ? Yes this should not interfere with surgery. Good luck! Read more...

I have 2 plantar warts on the bottom of my big toe. Is it possible to remove them without having surgery?

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...
Warts. Yes , but be advised that co2 laser is surgery and requires local anesthesia. Talk to your podiatrist and try topical methods first and if they fail - don't be surprised if they do - then you can step up to laser or curetage. Read more...

Can it hurt to get a needle in your foot during plantar wart surgery?

Yes. Yes it hurts but there are other alternatives to excision and curettage that do not require injections. There is cryofreeze, seal cyclic acid treatments and blistering agents none of which require anesthesia. Read more...
No pain no gain. Yes, it is painful but some doctors will use a cold spray right before the injection to reduce the pain. Read more...
Wart. Yes . However I use a cold spray to reduce that discomfort. For excision I use a co2 laser which is more controllable than using a blade for excision. Speak to your podiatrist about any concerns . Read more...

I am arjoon maloo of mauritius, I had a surgery on my left sole for removal of painful plantar warts. I'm having severe cramp on my calf &thigh.

Maybe. Because you are training he way you are walking due to the surgery? Perhaps a vitamin deficiency like magnesium or potassium? Are you drinking enough water? All of these items should be considered. Read more...
See below. It could just be a reaction to the surgery but if your calf feels warm you should call your doctor or go to the er to make sure you don't have a blood clot. Read more...

What can I do to speed up the healing process after plantar wart foot surgery?

See below. Keep it clean, apply a topical antiseptic, and decrease pressure on the area. Read more...
Follow post-op. Instructions, avoid smoking if you are a smoker. Avoid stepping on the surgical site. You can consider vitamin c and zinc supplementation. But, i would only do that with your doctors recommendation. Read more...
Wart. There are wound kits available that I use in my office form a company called amerx. These kits have shortened the healing time for nail surgery to 2-3 weeks max. Speak to your treating physician about it. Also follow dr beresh and kass' recommendations. Read more...

How long will it take to recover from getting 3 plantar warts cut out of my foot?

A week. Depending on how many and how deep. However to get back to stepping without pain most people recover in a week. Read more...
Depends. Location of the foot, how deep, how big. Talk to your doctor. Read more...
Few factors. Like what was the size of the wart removed, or the size of the hole in the foot.....Cold take anywheres from 1-6 weeks.... Read more...