What is the quickest way to get rid of a plantar wart?
Cryotherapy is one of the most common ways to treat warts. The doctor applies liquid nitrogen via a swab or a spray. A blister then forms on the wart, and the dead tissue falls away within a week. You may have to go back to the doctor every two to four weeks to rid yourself of the growth completely.
What is the fastest way to get rid of a plantar wart naturally?
Plantar wart home treatment
- Apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar continues to be studied for a wide range of health uses, including possible wart removal.
- Duct tape. One way to gradually get rid of plantar warts is by using duct tape.
- Salicylic acid.
- Tea tree oil.
- Milk thistle.
- OTC freezing sprays.
Can you pull out a plantar wart?
Whatever you do, do not try to cut off a plantar wart yourself because you may injure yourself and cuts in your skin allow the warts to spread.
What kills a plantar wart?
Over-the-counter wart treatments include a medication that is applied topically (gel, ointment, lotion) and usually includes salicylic acid which works by peeling the wart. Another option is a freezing spray that kills the tissue. These remedies work about 50% of the time.
How do you get rid of warts on your feet overnight?
Here is the process:
- Dilute two parts ACV with one-part water.
- Soak the cotton ball in the solution.
- Put the cotton ball on the wart directly.
- Cover the area with a tape or bandage for several hours (probably overnight)
- Remove and discard the cotton ball and bandage.
- Repeat the process until the wart breaks off.
Why won’t my plantar wart go away?
When a plantar wart does not go away after cryotherapy, it is usually because the entire wart was not exposed to the treatment. That can happen when a wart is very thick or the surface area of a wart is large. Another round of cryotherapy is then needed to eliminate the wart completely.
Can you cut a wart out?
Do not cut off a wart yourself! While it’s technically possible to perform a little “bathroom surgery,” and some people have claimed success using the method, it’s a very bad idea.
Do I have HPV if I have plantar warts?
Plantar warts are caused by an infection with HPV in the outer layer of skin on the soles of your feet. They develop when the virus enters your body through tiny cuts, breaks or other weak spots on the bottoms of your feet. HPV is very common, and more than 100 kinds of the virus exist.