What are Plantar Warts?
A plantar wart is a small noncancerous growth on the bottom of the foot. Plantar warts often develop where friction or pressure occurs, such as on the ball of the foot. Runners, hikers, hunters, sports enthusiasts all at one time or another have feet issues and plantar warts can be one of the most painful. The word plantar refers to the sole of the foot. Similar warts can occur on other areas of the body such as the hands.
What causes a plantar wart?
Plantar warts are caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). They can be spread by person-to-person contact. Or you can develop one if you walk barefoot on moist surfaces infected with the virus, such as in a community pool area or in the gym, or locker room. Wearing proper footwear in such places can prevent them.
What are the symptoms of plantar warts?
Plantar warts cause a thick patch of skin on the bottom of the foot. The wart may have black dots on it. These dots are dried blood. The wart may cause pain or discomfort. You may also have trouble walking because of the pain.
Treatments for plantar warts?
Some plantar warts go away without any treatment. But for those that are painful or that don’t go away, several treatments are available. These include:
Cryotherapy. Your healthcare provider puts liquid nitrogen on the wart with a cotton swab. This treatment can be painful.
Surgical removal. Your dermatologist gives you a shot to dull the pain and then surgically cuts the wart off. This is expensive and healing time is an issue because it is on the bottom of your foot.
Duct tape. One study shows a benefit by putting duct tape on the wart for 6 days. You then soak the wart and scrape it with an emery board. This is repeated until the wart is gone or for 2 months. Other studies show this does not work well to remove the wart.
Medicine. A variety of medicines can be put on or injected into the wart. But research is mixed on how well they work and it is painful.
Toe Juice to the rescue?
Well the name is pretty obvious but it is obvious for a reason. We heal all foot issues having to do with fungal matters. Plantar warts, warts, nail fungus, athletes feet, dry and cracking skin, foot odor etc. Our solution combines salicylic acid, alcohol, Dermavine (our secret plant healing combination) to effectively knock out any topical fungal skin issues. Not just your feet but any skin fungal issues. Acne, warts and more. We have been around for over 30 years and have many testimonials on our website from healing any number of different topical fungal skin issues. Toe Juice is also an antiseptic for cuts and scrapes.
Because of the contagious nature of any type of wart you need to make sure you change your socks every night. You should use a new applicator to spread the Toe Juice solution every time you apply it. This is a critical success factor for the wart removal and healing process.
Just apply our Toe Juice liquid solution using a cotton ball, cotton pad, cloth, or paper towel to the bottom of your feet. Especially on the wart but on a wide area of your feet surrounding your wart. Do this as often as possible but especially in the morning and late at night before bed.
The solution will dry quickly but you do need to give it 5-10 minutes to dry completely. This solution will also refresh and invigorate your feet. We have many soldiers and laborers that use it just for the refreshing feeling they get going to work or coming home from work.
The plantar wart should be gone within 3-4 weeks. If you keep applying Toe Juice it will not return. Your dawgs will say, “thank you!”