Is vitamin a and/or zinc effective in treating plantar warts?

Neither. I can find no reason to think that either would work. This is a viral infection that causes a tumor and the body needs to mount an immunologic response to control the virus. This is why 60% of warts resolve in two years.

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Are there any vitamins, minerals that can help diminish bone spurs or plantar warts?

Generally no. High dose vit a has been tried to treat warts but can be dangerous and results are questionable. Read more...
No. You can try over the counter wart removers, but 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. Vitamins typically don't help. Read more...

Plantar warts and duct tape method. How effective is this?

Unknown... It is a treatment recommendation that has spread over the internet. As far as i know, there are no scientific studies to show any degree of effectiveness. You are basically just tearing the upper layers of the skin away as the tape is removed. There are better ways... See a podiatrist. Read more...

Please describe the most effective way to get rid of plantar warts?

Lots of ways. You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). For excisions, I use radiowave surgery. Read more...
Laser. I find that using a laser to remove warts gives me the best outcome but acid can work just takes longer. Read more...
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...

Is there an effective prescription to get rid of plantar warts?

Plantar 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. Read more...
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...