Plantar Wart Remedy
One can find many remedies for treating Plantar Warts on the Internet do they work well to be quite frank NO, well to clarify that they might work in some cases but in the majority of cases they simply fail to produce results. Plantar Warts are in fact much more difficult to remedy simply because they are located on a part of the body where the epidermal skin is at its deepest so most of the treatments never get to the bottom of the Wart.
So What is the best Plantar Wart Remedy.
At Brighton Podiatry we have been using laser to treat Plantar Warts for 2 Years now the results are simply amazing we can claim to provide a Plantar Wart Remedy with a success rate of over 90% with one single treatment.
The case below was a 10 year old boy his parents had tried everything with no success if anything the feel that the Plantar Warts had grown in size we treated him with one session of laser and you can see the results for yourself. In time the scars will fade and in 6 months they will be barely detectable.
Plantar warts are warts that develop on the bottom of your foot. They are caused by the human papillomavirus, and they usually develop after you receive a small cut or abrasion on your foot. Plantar warts are contagious and can be hard to get rid of. While there are medical and surgical treatments available, you may prefer to start with non-invasive natural home remedies, such as using vinegar.
Mayo Clinic describes a popular home remedy for plantar warts involving vinegar. Soak the affected area in apple cider vinegar for 20 minutes each day. After soaking, use an emery board or foot file to gently file away the dead skin on the outside of the wart. Use a cotton swab to apply a small amount of petroleum jelly to the area around the wart to protect the skin, and then place a piece of cotton ball that has been soaked in the vinegar on top of the wart. Cover the whole thing with a bandage until the next day, then repeat daily until the wart is gone. According to Dr. Carol S. Johnston, Ph.D, R.D. from the Department of Nutrition at Arizona State University, this method has not been proven to work to eliminate plantar warts.
Duct Tape Remedy
Another home remedy that has had mixed results in studies is the use of duct tape. Cover the wart with a piece of duct tape and leave it in place for six days. If the tape falls off, replace it as soon as possible. On the sixth day, remove the tape and soak the wart in warm water. Use an emery board or foot file to file away the dead skin, and then allow the wart to be exposed to air for about 12 hours. Repeat the entire procedure until the wart is gone.
Over-the-Counter and Medical Treatments
If natural remedies do not remove your wart, or if you simply prefer to use medication, purchase an over-the-counter wart removal cream or liquid from your pharmacy. The solution may contain acid that gently removes the wart layer by layer over several weeks or months. Your doctor can also freeze or burn your wart off in the office. For a stubborn wart, he might use a laser to remove it.
If you are diabetic or if you have circulation problems, do not attempt to treat your plantar wart at home, Instead, contact your doctor promptly for treatment. If you experience a lot of pain or if the wart bleeds, cracks, or releases pus, stop any treatment that you are using and see your doctor.To prevent spreading warts to others or to other areas of your body, do not share emery boards, pumice stones or foot files with other people. If you use one of these instruments on your wart, do not use it on healthy areas of your foot or on your other foot. Wear sandals in locker rooms and wash your hands after touching your wart. Do not pick or scratch at it, as this may spread the virus to other areas of your body.
Looking for a Plantar Wart Remedy
At Brighton Podiatry we specialise in the treatment of Plantar Warts we are confident we can help you find a remedy for your Plantar Warts, there is some more reading on treatments below we know that laser treatment will work where most of these will not.