How To Get Rid Of Plantar Warts:
Plantar warts are viral infections found primarily on the foot of the individual—whether on the heel of the foot, the ball or at the bottom of the toes. The areas mentioned receive pressure due to the weight of the person’s body and has a tendency to crack open which gives the opportunity for the warts virus to enter.
Several options (self-treatment or medically inclined) on how to get rid of plantars warts are laid out here.
First, over-the-counter medications are available such as the salicylic acid. This chemical is to be applied daily to the wart and in about two to four weeks time, the wart will then be removed together with filing off or rubbing the wart off with a nail file or pumice stone once in a while.
Also take note that the salicylic acid is a strong acid and should be handled with care. It can also damage the healthy skin surrounding the wart if handled inappropriately. Using of duct tapes to remove the warts also take a long period of time. But, it is effective nonetheless. It follows the same procedure as to that of the salicylic acid.
Medical interventions such as cryosurgery/cryotherapy, electrodessication and immunotherapy are also some of the effective ways of removing plantar warts. The individual should discuss with his health care provider as to which of these methods would be fit in taking away the viral nuisance.
Early detection of plantar warts is advisable to help remove the pain and discomfort that they cause. With this, the chances of the warts reoccurring will then lessen.
While not all treatments will work for everyone, you might want to check out this e-book on how to get rid of plantar warts in one to three days and see if it works for you.