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30 Jun 2005

PLANTERS WART
Hi
I have a planters wart on my right foot which occured after fracturing my ankle on the same foot. I tried laser treatment to no avail then i went to a plastic surgeon who advised to have it surgically removed which i did, still no improvement and then developed scared tissue where they operated. I have now developed another planters wart benearh my big toe area. I have been visiting a podiatrist for 3 to 4 years and i see him every 3 to 4 months who scrapes the excess hard skin off the warts and that is the only way i get relieve but when the skin hardens again i have great discomfort. the podiatrist has manufactured me a sole for my shoe which he designed to relieve pressure on the different points on my foot.

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01 Jan 0001

I think the arrival of the warts is coincidental with the fracture and I cant think of any link between the two,
Warts can be very difficult to treat it might be that there are no longer any warts just the scar tissue
As your podiatrist to discuss this with some of their colleagues to see if there are alternatives
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