Plantar wart

Hi Doc,

I seem to have a very persistent plantar wart and don’t know how to get rid of it. What is the best treatment that would ensure it will not come back. Thanks.

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  1. Foot-com

    Hello and thank you for your question. There are many home remedies that you can try to address a plantar wart, however due to the nature of plantar warts these treatments are minimally effective. Your best bet is to see a Podiatrist who can either burn or freeze the wart. Plantar warts are caused by a virus which can be quite stubborn. Depending on the size of your wart, it may take several treatments for a complete recovery. In the mean time, do not pick at the plantar wart as it can get under your nails and easily spread to your hands and face.

    Good luck!

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    Dr. Emily Splichal
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