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What over-the-counter medications can cure plantar warts?
7 doctors weighed in

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
Dr. Libby Putnam
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many
If you go to the pharmacy you will see sal acid patches, liquid topical acids, freezing compounds.

In brief: Many
If you go to the pharmacy you will see sal acid patches, liquid topical acids, freezing compounds.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Salacylic acid
Dr. Schools puts out some freeze spray, you can try those.
If lesion does not improve see a podiatrist or dermatologist.

In brief: Salacylic acid
Dr. Schools puts out some freeze spray, you can try those.
If lesion does not improve see a podiatrist or dermatologist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nothing
Plantar warts are very stubborn.
Dermatologists or podiatrists may help. Otc medicines like wart-off, duofilm, compound w, etc. Only making it not worsening.

In brief: Nothing
Plantar warts are very stubborn.
Dermatologists or podiatrists may help. Otc medicines like wart-off, duofilm, compound w, etc. Only making it not worsening.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Warts
Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid.
Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone.

In brief: Warts
Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid.
Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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