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I am getting my dime sized wart on my foot remove by a surgeon on jan 16. How much will the pain be?

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Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: High recurrence

Warts are difficult to "cure" as it is an infection, not a tumor. It is caused by one of many hpv viruses out there and even after surgery or laser, they tend to return.
If overly aggressive surgery is performed, the scar tissue may feel like you are walking on a pebble the rest of your life. Most importantly, think positive and stay healthy so your immune system can naturally kill the virus.

In brief: High recurrence

Warts are difficult to "cure" as it is an infection, not a tumor. It is caused by one of many hpv viruses out there and even after surgery or laser, they tend to return.
If overly aggressive surgery is performed, the scar tissue may feel like you are walking on a pebble the rest of your life. Most importantly, think positive and stay healthy so your immune system can naturally kill the virus.
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dr. Jennifer Haley
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not a lot

I am sure there will be some discomfort, but not a lot.
Quick recovery is anticipated.

In brief: Not a lot

I am sure there will be some discomfort, but not a lot.
Quick recovery is anticipated.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Mark Pack
Surgery

In brief: Hard to say

Pain questions are hard to answer as everybody has a different level of pain tolerance.
Ask your doctor about what pain medication they recommend after the procedure.

In brief: Hard to say

Pain questions are hard to answer as everybody has a different level of pain tolerance.
Ask your doctor about what pain medication they recommend after the procedure.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack
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