By: Terry Graedon June 26, 2017 27 Comments
    How Can You Make Plantar Warts Disappear?

    Most warts don't hurt. However, a person with plantar warts, those that develop on the soles of the feet, may find walking painful. A dermatologist could perform surgery or cryotherapy (freezing), but…

    By: Terry Graedon December 19, 2016 17 Comments
    How to Get Rid of a Wart with Tagamet

    Warts can affect almost anyone. For reasons that are not clear children seem especially susceptible. But adults can also develop warts. Sometimes a single wart on the sole of the foot multiplies¬†and …

    By: Terry Graedon March 21, 2016 15 Comments
    How to Use Beetle Juice to Get Rid of Plantar Wa…

    Plantar warts can be extremely tenacious, as anyone who has ever had a wart appear on the sole of the foot knows. ("Plantar" refers to the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands.) Getting Rid of…

    By: Terry Graedon May 12, 2014 3 Comments
    Plantar Warts Succumb to Cayenne Pepper Sprinkle…

    Q. Our son suffered from plantar warts for more than eight years. After a long succession of procedures and medications, we were told to sprinkle cayenne pepper in his socks and have him sleep in them…

    By: Terry Graedon April 28, 2014 9 Comments
    Many Home Remedies May Help Eliminate Stubborn P…

    Warts are not generally a topic for polite conversation. Even the name is kind of gross, especially the medical term, Verruca vulgaris. Although warts can show up almost any place on the body, plantar…

    By: Terry Graedon March 10, 2014 8 Comments
    Many Home Remedies Help Heal Plantar Warts

    Q. I get plantar warts on the soles of my feet. The doctor scrapes them, applies acid cream and covers them for 48 hours. They go away and then come back a few months later. Help! How can I get rid of…

    By: Terry Graedon January 13, 2014 0 Comments
    Old-Fashioned Formula Was Successful Against Pla…

    Q. I used Domeboro solution to get rid of my plantar wart. I soaked my foot in the solution once a day. Within two weeks' time, the wart fell off and didn't return. A. Domeboro solution is an old-fash…

    By: Joe Graedon July 1, 2013 25 Comments
    Persistent Plantar Warts Defy Treatment

    Q. My husband has terrible plantar warts. They have been frozen multiple times by a dermatologist. Acid patches ate away at his healthy skin but not the warts. The warts have spread and are practicall…

    By: Joe Graedon May 20, 2013 29 Comments
    Poison Painful Plantar Warts With Peculiar Remed…

    Q. I have a large plantar wart on the big toe of my left foot. I have had it treated twice, once with liquid nitrogen and another time with a medication that turned it into a large blister. A dermatol…

    By: Joe Graedon December 15, 2011 8 Comments
    Lemon Juice Cured Plantar Warts

    Q. Years ago my daughter had eight plantar warts on the bottoms of her feet. She could hardly walk and I tried everything to no avail. A friend of mine suggested squeezing fresh lemon juice on them th…

    By: Terry Graedon March 17, 2010 69 Comments
    Tagamet Banished Plantar Warts

    Q. I had plantar warts on the bottoms of my feet for close to five years. It got to the point where I didn't wear flip flops or anything that showed my feet, which was hard because I'm a surfer and a …

    By: Joe Graedon April 23, 2009 0 Comments
    Hot Water for Plantar Warts

    Q. You have occasionally written about plantar warts. I have cured several of them (my own, my daughter's and my sister-in-law's) by soaking the area in hot salted water several times a day. A. Your r…