Am I missing something? Are there any dietary changes I can make? Any other suggestions for treatment?
You don't have to go to the doctor to get them frozen off anymore. You can do it yourself. The liquid nitogen used is available over-the-counter in a nifty targeted spray.
I've heard those OTC plantar wart patches don't work as good as they say. Oh, well. Since the wart doesn't hurt, I haven't been too bugged by it.
(single mommy to Emma, 3 years and Angela, 2 years): : :
The first wart gave up after two treatments--the blistering is a little uncomfortable, but nothing compared to that gross burning feeling of the wart. I'm hoping #2 will be even easier. YAY!
I didn't hurt at all to get the solution applied, but within a few hours it felt as if my skin was 'popping'. like the layers of skin deep inside were coming apart. very painful. the blisters lasted a couple days, and don't be tempted to lance them, it just makes the blisters spread. after a couple weeks you go back in and have the area excised and perhaps another treatment.
I should have gone for one more treatment, because I can feel the start of another wart.
have since found 'CornStick' which is 40% salisilic acid in a beeswax base. looks like chapstick. works well without pain.
"And now," cried Max "let the wild rumpus begin!"
Anyway, I then read that people were taking it internally to treat the actual virus rather than just the topical wart and IT WORKED! I took oil of oregano capsules for two weeks and the warts completely cleared up and have been gone for over a year now.
I'm sure that laser treatment isn't cheap but if you have health insurance it's probably covered.
take a potato, cut it and each time you make a cut rub it on the wart, if you have 6 warts, 6 cuts. put the pieces back together using pins (straight type sewing ones) and wrap it with string, don't have to cover it completly, but wrap it up pretty good, then go bury it where nobody knows, when the potato rots your warts will go away.
unless my mom snuck in my room at night and put something on the warts all over my hands and arms when I was young, it really worked, okay maybe old wives tale, but can it hurt?
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Oh, and I did read something the other day about using Tagamet for warts.
Have you ever gone to a podiatrist about it?
I was also told you can have someone buy them from you for a penny. How is that for an old wives tale!
I had a wart on my finger years ago, and, though not a plantar wart, it was very stubborn. I was told that they would need to do surgery and that I would probably have a chunk out of my finger for the rest of my life. While I was still pondering the loveliness of this option, I started acupuncture for infertility. A few sessions later the wart was gone. I have no idea, because I kept forgetting to ask my acupuncturist, if he was treating the wart or if it was just a nifty by-product of other treatment, but, in any event, you might want to call up an acupuncture clinic and see if they know anything.
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Once they stole my shoes, nike sneakers fyi, my warts went away. I think I had 1 freeze treatment the week they vanished but that was totally the end of it.
I hope you get of your soon! Sending you love, because I felt so yucky when I had mine (granted I was 11-13) Healing Vibes~~~~~
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