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Medical Myth Buster: Duct Tape and Warts I have recently seen several kids at the public pool wearing pieces of duct tape underneath their feet to cover their plantar warts. However, is this method really effective in the treatment of warts? The scientific community suggests that this may not be the best option. The practice of duct tape to cover warts was first...
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Posted by on in Common Foot Disorders
Why Are Warts So Tough To Kill? You may find yourself asking this question if you are under treatment for a wart. A wart is a skin lesion or spot on the foot that may appear as a callous with brown/black speckles. When warts present on the feet, they are normally found on the bottom surface, which they are then known as plantar’s...
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Posted by on in Common Foot Disorders
Wart Worries Why is my wart taking so loooong to clear up? You may find yourself asking this question if you are under treatment for a wart. A wart is a skin lesion or spot on the foot that may appear as a callous with brown/black speckles. When warts present on the feet, they are normally found...
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Posted by on in Common Foot Disorders
Is it Really a Wart? A good portion of the patients who come to me complaining of warts don't actually have them. A very common type of callus looks very similar to a wart, and often times it takes a podiatrist to tell you which one you have after trimming away some of the overlying tissue.  Warts are caused by a...

Posted by on in Common Foot Disorders
Simple Tips for Summer Feet
With the beach, family vacations, camping and amusement parks there is plenty of fun to be had in the summer time. With this increase in activity it can be quite trying on your feet. No need to fear, there are some simple tips to help keep your feet happy and healthy all summer long.

Posted by on in Healthy tips for your feet
Warts that appear on the hands and fingers are usually more responsive to therapy than are those on the feet. The professional methods of treatment available for plantar warts include just about everything from chemical applications and surgery to Lawrey’s seasoned salt, duct tape and hypnosis. Some warts respond quickly and some do not, and...

Posted by on in Diabetic foot care
This spring you should keep your eyes open for plantar warts. Plantar warts on the feet are usually painful when squeezing, walking, or standing. These warts grow inward rather than outward. Planter is a word that simply means the bottom of the foot. This makes any wart found on the sole of your foot a plantar...

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