By: Terry Graedon November 5, 2018 18 Comments
    Can You Cure a Plantar Wart with Silver Nitrate?

    Plantar warts are those that appear on the sole of the foot. They can become tender and make walking painful. Over the years, we have heard of many different home remedies to get rid of plantar warts.…

    By: Terry Graedon November 1, 2018 0 Comments
    How Aysa, an AI App, Helped a Mother with her Ch…

    Nicole Pharr is used to keeping a close eye on her daughter Madison’s skin. Madison is prone to eczema and has had highly sensitive skin since she was a baby. Still, Nicole was concerned after her d…

    By: Terry Graedon October 8, 2018 6 Comments
    Can You Get Rid of Warts with Super Glue?

    Warts are bumps on the skin caused by a virus, the human papillomavirus (HPV). Even though you can't actually get rid of the virus, you can get rid of warts. A wide range of home remedies and over-the…

    By: Terry Graedon September 24, 2018 5 Comments
    How Can You Keep Plantar Warts from Recurring?

    Plantar warts occur on the soles of the feet. At first, you might not notice a plantar wart. Most of us don't inspect our soles regularly unless they hurt. Plantar warts often become painful to walk o…

    By: Terry Graedon March 8, 2018 24 Comments
    Show 1113: How to Keep Your Feet Happy and Healt…

    It is hard to feel good if your feet hurt. Dancing, running, playing golf or tennis and many other forms of recreation are no fun if you have painful bunions or plantar fasciitis. So how can you keep …

    By: Terry Graedon March 4, 2018 5 Comments
    How Could Heartburn Drug Help Plantar Warts?

    Plantar warts, those that appear on the soles of the feet (and occasionally the palms of the hands), can be devilishly difficult to remove. Doctors sometimes use freezing or laser therapy, but even th…

    By: Terry Graedon February 18, 2018 8 Comments
    How Can You Get Rid of Plantar Warts?

    Plantar warts that appear on the soles of the feet or the palms of the hand can sometimes be stubborn. Those on the soles may cause discomfort when a person is standing, walking or running. But people…

    By: Terry Graedon June 26, 2017 31 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 21 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 17 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 39 Comments
    Poison Painful Plantar Warts With Peculiar Remed…

    Plantar warts on the sole of the foot can be quite difficult to treat. They can also make walking pretty painful. No wonder people are enthusiastic about some strange remedies, so long as they work. T…

    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 70 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…