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21 Jan 2003

Plantar Wart
I had a planter wart frozen about 2 weeks ago. How long does it take to go? At the moment the area around it is a brownish colour. I can still see something white in the middle. The area is hard and still a little bit painful (like it was before I had the wart frozen). Please can you advise if this is normal and how long I can expect to wait before it is gone.
Thank you.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Mandy, it might be that it’s just the dead wart that is taking its time to go away. It can take up 4-6 weeks to disappear completely, but it might also be that the freezing wasn’t effective enough. Often it takes a more aggressive approach to get rid of plantar warts. Good luck.
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