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Plantar Warts and Palmer Warts

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What Are Treatments for Plantar Warts and Palmer Warts? continued...

Treatment, however, is not fast and easy. Home treatment for hand warts, for instance, can take a few weeks up to a few months. Foot warts are challenging to treat because most of the wart lies below the skin surface.

Even if a treatment is successful, the wart can reappear.

If a wart is not bothersome, doctors say it can be left alone. Given time, the wart may disappear on its own, thanks to the immune system.

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Reviewed by Norman Levine, MD on May 10, 2012
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