Warts can form underneath your feet due to the pressure exerted on them from being mobile. They are usually not hazardous but can be tender and take a long amount of time to eradicate. They are also unsightly and can cause long-term complications. Warts on your feet can cause a painful feeling to travel outwards from them. If you evade treatment at the beginning, they can multiply in huge numbers as they tend to be caused by a virus. Once they become prevalent, they can be difficult to treat and cause you pain and unsightliness on top of it that will not go away easily.
How can I get rid of unsightly warts?
Anti-viral medications - These can help fight warts at their source and prevent the need of more complicated and costly methods.
Chemical application - There are chemical methods that can burn off warts. They thereafter peel away. These types of medications are available over-the-counter or by prescription.
Freeze warts - Another form of treatment is to freeze warts with special solutions. This has shown to be successful and can provide you with almost instant relief. Warts are immediately scraped off after application and tend to reduce in number after doing so.
Laser therapy – this in-office procedure can also be used to burn off warts.
Here at Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute, our podiatrist, John Schilero, DPM, can treat your foot warts with many treatment methods designed to tackle the specific cause of your ailment. If your feet are covered in warts, please contact us today for an appointment. We have four offices conveniently located in West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Wellington and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. We look forward to discussing how we can help your feet recover from warts and rendering targeted treatment to alleviate your warts in an efficient manner. Moreover, please don’t forget to review our Patient Education section for more detailed information about this and many other foot and ankle conditions so that you can take proactive measures to stop them before they infect your feet!