Wart On Toe Pictures

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. QUESTION:
    How do I get rid of plantar warts between my toes?
    I assume it's a plantars wart. They are so small and I can hardly see them, but they cause me intense pain when I walk. It's a small little dot and doesn't look anything like the pictures online. If I touch it, it feels like a bump. They are on 4 of my toes (2 on each foot) and I believe they are warts because each little painful dot is touching other. Any recomendations on a good treatment?

    • ANSWER:
      There is a natural wart remover called dermatend.

      You can use it at home.

      It will make the wart turn into a scab and then fall off leaving fresh skin underneath.

      Warts are viral though, so you should not only treat the sympton, but also the cause.

      Dermatend also sells a natural immune booster that helps when taken with dermatend. This way, you will not only remove that wart, but will not get new ones.

      You can read about it more on a website I have created.

      (I used it for a mole and skin tag and it worked great. works on all 3 blemishes)

  2. QUESTION:
    What kind of infection is on the bottom of my toe?
    I've had this thing for a pretty long time and it kind of hurts when i walk on it...
    here's a picture

    http://s916.photobucket.com/albums/ad9/dhong741/?action=view&current=Photoon2010-08-22at1304.jpg

    please help?

    • ANSWER:
      I am in the medical field and that my friend is called a planters wart. You must have it removed asap or it will develope a strong root and it will wrap around your inside of your bones in your foot causing it to make you crippled.You have to go to your doctor to have them removed. You can not do it alone.

  3. QUESTION:
    What are they and how can I remove them?
    Like I have these four bumps on the last 2 toes on my right foot, I don't remember how I got them, they are hard and when ever I touch them I a little painful. 1 us on my pinky toe, 2 is on my second to last toe, and the 4th one is right under my pinky toe. If anyone knows what this is please help

    • ANSWER:
      They could be plantar warts. I used to get them all the time. Funny thing is when I got pregnant they went away. I don't think that will help you.
      I had to go to the DR. and I had one cut out and one frozen out. Freezing is much better.
      You could look it up on google to get a picture of a plantar wart and see if they look like what you have. Otherwise I have no idea. Either way , ya should go to the Dr. so it can be taken care of.

  4. QUESTION:
    I have a hard lump of skin on my foot, what is it?
    A long time ago (3-4 years?) I got a cut on my foot right over the first knuckle joint of my big tow (so not on my toe, but right over the joint). When it healed, it grew back hard and raised, and now there is a a lump on my foot of dead skin. It is about pea-sized, is hard, and accumulates dead skin over time. I can clip or file the skin off to reduce its size, but eventually it just comes back. Some people say it resembles a wart, other say it resembles a corn... I really just don't know what it is.

    any knowledge on this? i can post a picture if requested...

    also, any tips on removal?

    thanks

    • ANSWER:
      The best is showing this to an dermatologist and he can tell you exactly what it is and what to do to get rid of it..

  5. QUESTION:
    A bump on my toe? How can I get rid of it?
    The bump is dry, thick, the size of a eraser on a pencil, it doesnt hurt when pressure is applied and its ontop of my big toe. I dance so that probably is the cause of the bump. Is it a corn, calluse, wart? How can I get rid of it??? pumice stone? I tried that last night and it started to bleed and it had a honey comb pattern on the bump once I rubbed off the dry skin part. What do I do?

    • ANSWER:
      Hello ,
      it could be a corn or a wart, a picture would be helpful

  6. QUESTION:
    Random spot appeared on finger about two months ago. Appears to have grown?
    I am an 18 year old female. I live a vegan lifestyle. I do not tan nor do I go in the sun for prolonged periods of time without applying SPF 50+ sunblock. The closest relative of mine to have cancer was my grandmother and she had an easily-treated form of breast cancer.

    History and background aside, a spot the size of a freckle has appeared on my inner middle finger and may have even grown but I can't be too sure. I tried scrubbing it off with a pumice stone assuming it may have been the result of a bruise or blood blister but to no avail. It appeared to have shrank for a while after doing so, though.

    Chances are it may be a deep scab caused by a stab or burn or a pinch but I'd like to get some opinions of this since my mom may just dismiss it when I bring it up to her tomorrow.

    It doesn't hurt or itch nor is it raised. I have a lot of freckles and birthmarks on my body but I've never had one appear randomly. I do, however, have a mole on my toe that needs to be removed because it may potentially turn into cancer.

    The spot is a dark brown and the edges fade out.

    I know nobody here can diagnose me and I will do my best to see a doctor but I would like some input on this. I'm beginning to get nervous about it.
    It doesn't look like any wart I've ever seen but I have had a plantar wart before so maybe. I think that, because I work with sharp objects and a grill a lot, it is most likely a trapped scab or patch of blood from a blood blister, bruise, stab, or burn but I have anxiety issues related to hypochondria. If it is melanoma, it is definitely at a curable stage. It shows no cancerous signs other than being a random brown spot with notched edges so it could very well be a wart or scarring.

    • ANSWER:
      might be a wart

      http://www.healthinplainenglish.com/health/skin/wart/pictures/verucca-finger.jpg

      (dont google it, you will see some horrible images!)

      btw, dont use SPF 50 all the time, you need some sun light to get to you or you will develop calcium deficiency due to not getting any/enough vitamin D from the sun. this can have some bad health related effect.

  7. QUESTION:
    Can someone help me identify what is on my toe?
    Hi, I have this weird stuff on my toe and i'm wondering if anyone can help me identify and remove it, thanks... here is a link to the picture - http://www.mediafire.com/imageview.php?quickkey=v6f3fy0ye6qdfcx&thumb=4

    • ANSWER:
      They look similar to plantar warts. I would do an image search for those and compare. If they are plantar warts, then you should have your doctor freeze them off because they can spread. Also I have heard of people putting duct tape over them to get rid of them, but that never worked for me.
      My other guess would be maybe a mild case of athlete's foot.
      In any case, it is best to have your doctor check it out.

  8. QUESTION:
    Is this a wart or a callus?
    I work a lot and have been applying a lot of pressure to my feet and now have a growth of skin on my big toe. It's now extremely painful to walk on. I've been trying to compare it to pictures online and they all look the same. I started using that acid stuff used to remove warts and it just turned white. Can someone help me? I need to get rid of this thing, it hurts to apply just the slightest bit of pressure.

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  9. QUESTION:
    Is it a red ant bite,wart or blister?
    Its on my toe not the top of my foot but the bottom part on my toe. It itches a little but I am not sure if it is a ant bite or a wart or a blister I have never had either. What do you think I really want to get rid of it...it really bother me because its there.

    • ANSWER:
      Without any description, it's impossible to give you an accurate answer.
      Red ant bites: usually have a white pustule, although not always. They may simply be about a 1/4" raised red mound. (http://www.fireant.net/Bites/) Picture: http://msucares.com/insects/fireants/images/fire-ant-sting.jpg
      warts: are small, solid, and rough. Kind of like a solid blister.
      blisters: a fluid-filled bubble, usually kind of yellowish. May be dark red/purple/black if it's a blood blister. Picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Blister_from_burns_(combined).png/499px-Blister_from_burns_(combined).png blood blister picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/16/DSC00566.JPG/200px-DSC00566.JPG

  10. QUESTION:
    What is this thing on my dog's toe?
    It is hard to describe it without a picture but he has a bump on the top of the pad of his toe it's not hard, red, or bleeding its simply the color of his pad it's like how you would get a blister that hadn't popped I call them bubble blists or a thin wart that just started. Hopefully its nothing to worry about but it is causing my dog discomfort and making him limp. Any answer to what it might be?

    • ANSWER:
      It could be an infected wound or a tumor take him to the vet and see if they can make sure it's not cancer and lance it so the dog can nolonger be in pain poor puppy :(

  11. QUESTION:
    Is this a corn or a plantar wart?
    See picture here: http://postimage.org/image/2brjcx3lw/

    It's painful, it's on the side of my foot and between my first, second and third toe. Are those plantar warts or corns? I've been to a public swimming pool a few times, and my shoes are worn out, though when I got those shoes, I didn't get those lesions. What are those?

    • ANSWER:
      If it appeared suddenly rather than over time-- it's most likely a plantar wart. i haven't even been in any public showers/ pools and yet my foot has been badly infected with them and i went MONTHS thinking it was a corn. But then as they started spreading and i did more research i figured out they were plantar warts and went to the podiatrist to get them removed (which is going to take about three months now that i let them go so bad). a clear way of knowing the difference would be if there are little black specks inside the lesion - those only appear on plantar warts. either way though i'd suggest going to a doctor before they get bad because i can hardly walk from all the pain i'm in from them and wish that i fixed it while it wasn't bad. for now though, keep it dry and try not to touch it. if you touch the wart and then another part of the foot you're just helping the spreading process. sadly i can't tell from the picture though-- your best bet is the doctor. hopefully the link below should help, best of luckk

      http://www.emedicinehealth.com/plantar_warts/article_em.htm

  12. QUESTION:
    does this sound like a plantar wart?
    so for about a couple weeks ive been having pain on my heel. its dry and peeling but it dosnt look that much like the pictures online.
    also on my other foot. i have the same pain but by my pinkie toe.. smallest toe.. it is dry and hard and hurts two! i have no idea what it is. i use to use a foot scrub but it just made the area bleed just a little and hurt worse for a couple days!

    • ANSWER:
      Put some compound w on it. Don't waste your money on the bottle with the brush, but the tube that you cut the tip off of. This one doesn't dry out so quickly. If it is a wart, after a couple of applications (follow the instructions below) , you will see a blackish spot. The blackish spots are blood vessels that feed the virus and keep it coming back!

      You want to keep going with the treatments until you can see the entire print of the skin (ex. fingerprint pattern). The white circle could be a bloodvessel that is feeding the virus.

      Here's the lowdown!
      My two kids have been fighting Plantar's warts all summer, and we finally had our last visit Tuesday! YEAH!!! (My 11 year old had a total of six on her toes, and my 6 year old had one very deep one. We thought his was small until we saw how many applications it took to kill it!) The six year old's wart was deep because the pressure from walking had pushed it way into his heel.

      The dermatologist put a very strong acid on them and they blistered up, the blister left, then the skin peeled off. We went back every 2 weeks for 8 weeks. At each visit, she used a blade to cut away the callous in order to get the acid closer to the core of the warts.
      The dermatologist said to put compound W on them twice a day between visits, as long at they weren't in pain. (We also started using Compound W three weeks before we got in for an appointment, and had made big progress already.) It is essential that you don't let up and never forget a dose. Don't waste your money on the jar with the brush in it! Buy the tube that you squeeze some out of.

      Soak your foot in the tub, and use a pumice stone in between applications to sand off the compound w and dead, calloused skin. (As often as possible.) We also used a blade, but be sure to wash your hands very well when you are done, as warts can spread to your hands.

      When you apply the compound W be sure to keep in in the wart area, as the skin around it can get very raw. You will notice that once the compound W is on, you will see some little reddish/black dots. These are the blood vessels that feed the wart. In order to kill the entire thing and not have it come back, you will need to get the the very bottom of these vessels to eliminate them! People used to call these the core of the wart or the seed, but they are really just blood vessels.

      On my son's last visit, he had only one huge blood vessel left. It stuck out of a hole in the wart and it wiggled in there like a loose tooth! The doctor put the acid down the hole and three days later my son fished it out with a tweezer! It looked slimy like a little white worm!

      When we went back she said that that was the blood vessel and he is cured!

      Good luck and remember to wash your hands diligently!

  13. QUESTION:
    My planter wart or corn or whatever it is, is splitting?
    well I'm not sure what it is but its sorta black on the bottom of my big toe was once one big wart but I've been trying the duct tape method and its starting to split like this:http://images.foodnetwork.com/webfood/images/cooking/fruitandveggieguide/big_mango.jpg compared to the whole one. I'm sorry I can't take a picture of it because my camera cant catch the details.

    I'm just wondering what that means. Like is it getting worse or better?

    • ANSWER:
      Warts have the tendency to appear in clusters, maybe that is why it is splitting. It is also highly contagious and the best thing to do is get rid of it as soon as possible to prevent an outbreak. Natural remedeis are now gaining popularity because some people find it effective and inexpensive. To get rid of warts in just 3 days visit http://warts-moles-away.blogspot.com/

  14. QUESTION:
    Does anyone know what this place on my foot is?
    I have a place on the bottom of the flat part of my foot by my baby toe that hurts extremly unbearably bad. It has a hard lump under the skin and a small hole surrounded by dry skin and every now and again a thing that looks like a seed can be pulled out? What is it? Is it a corn or what? Just by touching it sends horrible pain and cannot hardly walk on it. Here is a link to a picture of it.

    http://s84.photobucket.com/albums/k38/brawliedoo/?action=view&current=DSC01170.jpg

    • ANSWER:
      It's a plantar wart. Go to a podiatrist and he will be able to remove it right away.

  15. QUESTION:
    can a nurse please help and tell me what is on my toe? is it a wart? its just like a lump? do i have to freeze?
    it offf??

    heres a picture? can anyone tell me what it might be?

    http://i34.tinypic.com/166nghu.jpg

    should i go to the doctor and have her examine my foot?
    it doesnt hurt or anything but im really scared about what it might be

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  16. QUESTION:
    What's on my toe? I've had it for a while.?
    I've had this "thing" on my toe for a while now. I think a year now. I can't really explain it, so I took this picture with my cellphone: http://img128.imageshack.us/img128/5053/1007081917ex0.jpg

    Is it a wart? A callus? It doesn't hurt at all. It feels rough but it's not very hard.

    • ANSWER:
      That looks like it might be a cyst. You should ask the doctor.

  17. QUESTION:
    Is this a corn or a wart on my toe?*picture*?
    http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn64/xowhiteasianxo/009-5.jpg

    I treated it with salicylic then scrubbed it down with a pumice stone.It had black dots in it but it when i was scrubbing it flat. Then it grew back to what it previously was before. A small, non-painful, flesh-colored bump.

    • ANSWER:
      wart

  18. QUESTION:
    Do i have a plantar wart or a corn on bottom of toe? *picture in details*?
    http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=jt18c4&s=7

    can you tell me why too!

    • ANSWER:
      Yup. Plantar wart. Caused by HPV. Nothing to scream about, plantar warts are a different strain of HPV, they will not cause cancer or genital warts. They can be transfered from person to person by unsanitzed shower floors or other wet surfaces. When using a public shower area its always best to wear sandals or flip flops to avoid contacting the infection. You can remove the plantar wart by reading here: http://www.ehow.com/how_5066076_remove-plantar-warts-home.html
      Now, although *gone* they can always come back in time. But remember- they are harmless. And remember to always wash your hands after touching the warts as they can spread to your hands.

  19. QUESTION:
    What's wrong with my toe? Blister? Wart? Infection?
    Instead of trying to describe it, here's a picture.

    http://img108.imageshack.us/img108/3653/cimg0517gf2.jpg

    I haven't dropped anything on it recently. It doesn't hurt normally, only when I wear a shoe and move my toe up against the roof. There's also a very visable line at the bottom of the picture, where above it my toe is red and below is normal.

    Is this something?

    • ANSWER:
      infection, athletes foot, or a burn, mostlikely a burn. id say a bowl full of aloe vera gel.

      it could be a very large blister that popped/ your toenails are yellow ish, that suggests infection.

  20. QUESTION:
    What is this on my toe?
    I have this like reddish brown dot on the top of my middle toe and it's kinda hard. i tried scraping it off and popping it but it wont go away. my mother thinks it is some sort of wart or blood thing. i have no idea. anybody else know? I'll show a pic. don't worry it's not gross or anything..

    http://i38.tinypic.com/1g4tva.jpg

    what should i do about it?

    • ANSWER:
      Your picture isn't very good and doesn't help at all.
      It could be a plantar wart, which is a wart that appears on the bottom of the foot or on the toes. Plantar warts look different than warts on your hands or fingers, they aren't raised and bumpy.
      They make medications specifically for plantar warts, you could try those. And once you get it cleared up, you will want to get all new shoes, to make sure you don't reinfect yourself. And you should wear flip flops in the shower, to make sure you don't infect others in your family who use the same shower.
      All this is provided it IS a plantar wart, I'm just throwing out ideas here.

  21. QUESTION:
    I have this weird wort like thing on my foot.?
    I cut it off. And then it grew back. Its on my big toe. What is it ?

    • ANSWER:
      Without seeing a picture I'd guess probably a wart.
      Warts are caused by a virus and cutting them off won't get rid of it. Not to mention that had to hurt.
      There are OTC wart preps out there, some of which now use liquid nitrogen, I think.
      If they don't get rid of it, I'd go to a doctor and get it burnt off.

  22. QUESTION:
    I have a bunch of little warts on my toe...HELP!(picture)?
    It started out as one big wart on top of my toe, and is now spreading to little ones all over my toe. It seems to be spreading. Since they are very little and almost not even to the surface, would they freeze them off? I have an appt with a podiatrist on thursday and I am wondering what will be done. Will they freeze them off right there or will I have to make another appt? Any other options besides freezing for such little ones? How painful are these things to get done? What would you do in this situation?
    Photobucket
    the picture isnt working.
    this is the right onehttp://s1023.photobucket.com/albums/af357/rullo34/?action=view&current=DSC00648.jpg

    • ANSWER:
      if you really want to remove warts forever then you should know that you can remove warts by surgery, freezing, laser, acid or with cream but warts can reappear again and again because warts appears when your immune system is weak! so you must build up your immune system because your body can get rid of warts by itself if your immune system will be strong! so eat more healthy food, more vitamins and more sport activities!
      (No smoking, no beer/ale, no booze, no drugs, no junk food, no fast food garbage, no sugary sweet soda's. Get on a good, balanced, healthy diet including plenty of boiled or steamed vegetables. Drink P L E N T Y O F W A T E R , fruit juices & fat free milk. Snack on lots of RAW fruit & veggies. Get up one hour early every morning & take a BRISK 30 minute walk - then - do the same thing again in the evening after dinner. Make sure you eat a good, balanced breakfast daily. You get your energy for the day from your breakfast meal. Get 8 hours sleep each night. Flip your mattress over so it will level out to give you a good night's rest. Slack off too much coffee & tea.)

      HPV is the virus that causes warts. And HPV virus has many strains. In your case you have HPV virus strain number 2. People can be infected with HPV and never show any symptoms. Others will develop warts. These warts can stay the same size, grow, or go away on their own. It depends on the infected person's immune system. A healthy immune system means your body may be able to suppress the virus and not show symptoms.

      also you should use some herbal treatment!

      in that case Wartrol is really good (probably the best) product that gets rid of warts comparatively fast and makes you feel more confident knowing that they wont reappear again! it says that it is designed for Genital Warts but
      it does not matter because warts are warts and wartrol works by stimulating your immune system to fight the HPV virus that causes the warts. of course it is better if you use full course (5 months - if I remember correctly).

      It worked and still works for me!

      I do not know if any pharmacies carry Wartrol but I do know that you should purchase it directly from the manufacturer and read more about the product here http://www.wartrol.com/?aid=749165

      The advantage of Wartrol over other natural treatments for warts is that, since it is taken orally, it can also act on invisible warts that can't be treated by other creams and natural remedies.

      good luck!

      Working in health + personal experience

  23. QUESTION:
    Plantar Warts or just itchy skin?
    I noticed yesterday that my big toe on the left foot itched really badly. It is on the bottom of the toe. I checked it out today, and I have two small to medium sized callus looking things there. I didn't see any "seeds". They weren't yellow or brown - more the color of my skin or slightly more pinky. I have had a wart or two on my fingers before - they are always really tiny. Smaller than the head of a pin. Usually, just a small brown dot. I leave it alone and it goes away. (Doc confirmed it was a wart - just very small.) They always itch like crazy on me. Do you think the two bumps on the bottom of my big toe could be warts? Or are plantar warts only on the sole of the foot? If there are no seeds, how can I tell what it is? I don't have insurance and can't see a doctor. I need to do what I can at home. I did use an emery board to take off any dead skin and soaked a cottonball in vinegar and taped to it. Any other ideas?

    • ANSWER:
      plantar wart (verruca pedis, VP; also commonly called a verruca) is a wart caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). It is a small lesion that appears on the sole of the foot (hence the name, from Latin planta pedis, the sole of the foot) and typically resembles a cauliflower. A plantar wart may have small black specks within it that ooze blood when the surface is shaved; these are abnormal capillaries. Though the name plantar wart describes specifically HPV infection on the sole of the foot, infection by the virus is possible anywhere on the body and common especially on the palm of the hand, where the appearance of the wart is often exactly as described above for plantar warts. Because of pressure on the sole of the foot, a layer of hard skin forms over the wart. A plantar wart may or may not be painful. It can be spread in communal showers, around swimming pools, by sharing shoes, etc

      Plantar warts, can often be differentiated from helomata, corns, by close observation of skin striations. Feet, like hands, are covered in skin striae, which are more commonly called fingerprints. With plantar warts, the skin striae go around the lesion; if the lesion is not a plantar wart, the cells' DNA is not altered and the striations continue across the top layer of the skin. Plantar warts tend to be painful on application of pressure from either side of the lesion rather than direct pressure. Helomata tend to be painful on direct pressure rather than pressure from either side.

      The difference between plantar warts and warts elsewhere on the body is that warts are generally outgrowth lesions, but on the bottom of the foot, they are pushed inward by the pressure of walking. Since the skin on the bottom of the foot tends to be thicker than elsewhere, the treatment of plantar warts is more difficult.

      TRY THIS SITE. It has pictures too.

  24. QUESTION:
    Whats going on with my toe?!?! Wart? PICTURE included?
    Hey I've had this funky wart/dryness/hardness on my little toe on my right foot only. its right at the top. sometimes it hurts a little, like on a scale one-ten it would be a two. It very rarely itches, maybe like once a month for a day but not that itchy.

    rather then tell you what it looks like, go here: http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v168/26/60/501475102/n501475102_1828237_8244.jpg

    it is hard. Any ideas what this is and how to get rid of it?

    Sorry if anyone feels this is gross.

    • ANSWER:
      The length of your toenail is dangerously short, and from the looks of that infection, you need to see a dermatologist - soon! Toes have one of the poorest blood supplies from the body - that's why they tend to get cold easier... and infected easier. The problem is that if a lot of blood doesn't get to them, then the white blood cells of the immune system can't get there either to help fight off this infection (be it bacterial or viral, like a wart).

      You need to see a doctor about this soon... if you don't get it taken care of, it will only get worse... and you may lose the nailbed (the toe will never grow a nail again) - or the entire toe. The things you can buy over the counter won't be able to help with an infection of this magnitude (in part because of the poor circulation to the feet). Your doctor can get you something better - and most antibiotics are cheap or free if you have the prescription filled at Wal-Mart or Meijer.

  25. QUESTION:
    Impossibly sore big toe?
    As of maybe two days ago, I've been feeling horrible pain in my big toe on my right foot. I had cut said toenail the day before, but it didn't hurt when I clipped it off. It hurts so bad it feels like i'm going to puke. I'm slightly concerned. I used to have a wart on the toe about 5 years ago that I got taken care of, but I doubt that would have anything to do with the pain

    Here's a picture of the toe. its not the best but maybe it can help with SOMETHING..http://s440.photobucket.com/albums/qq128/Bloody-Cupcake/?action=view&current=DSCN4354.jpg

    • ANSWER:
      Take some pain medicine.... if it doesnt start feeling better in a couple of days i would go see a doctor.

  26. QUESTION:
    Plantars Wart help please!?
    So about a year ago I discovered a wart on my big toe. It didn't irritate me or anything so I decided just to let it go. Now I have about 4. One of them is right on the bottom of my big toe and it kills when I walk. I am 99% positive they are plantars warts because I've looked up pictures and stuff and they look exactly like them. I refuse to get it surgically removed by a doctor. Any home remedies I can use? I want these things gone as soon as possible! Also, is it true that these things are pre-cancerous?!

    • ANSWER:
      hiya! i have plantars too, i got 2 on my right foot and 1 on my left and they hurt. ive tried all sorts of things from the chemist but they didnt work for me just grew back bigger, i spent so much money. ive been researching and i found a home remedie that involves apple cider vinegar. sounds strange but many people that have tried this say it works. im on to my second day now and im seeing results. it hurts a little but it will be worth it, its definately working. all you need is apple cider vinegar cotton buds and duct tape, soak the cotton bud in the vinegar put it on to your wart and tape it on! simple, its the best ive tried so far. they are really nothing to worry about, just a pain in the backside only rarely they are linked to being pre-cancerous. hope this helps you and good luck

  27. QUESTION:
    how to remove dead skin on a toe?
    k this is kinda gross but i had a wart on my big toe, and we bought these little pad things that killed all the skin that it touched and i covered my wart with it and it went away, but now theres a little hole in my toe where the skin died and peeled off. i'd rather have a wart on my toe than a hole. is there any way i could either wear down the skin around it, or build up skin over the hole?

    if you're wondering, the pad that i used is called Curad Mediplast Corn, Callus &Wart Remover

    • ANSWER:
      Hello,

      Be very careful with this, since perhaps we are talking about plantar warts and you don't want to damage them and leave them like that in your skin. Duck tape can be helpful.

      Check my sources for this problem, it is very well explained:
      http://feelgoodtime.net/what-is-plantar-wart-removal-and-treatment-verrucae/
      http://feelgoodtime.net/what-is-verruca-plana-flat-warts-treatment/
      http://feelgoodtime.net/what-is-verruca-vulgaris-treatment-and-pictures/

  28. QUESTION:
    Black spot under big toe?
    Boticed a small black spot under my toe and passeda it off as just dirt I then realized it was underneath the skin.it doesn't hurt I didn't even notice it.but anyways I walk barefoot a lot and I walk outside barefoot a lot I also exercise bare foot on carpet sometimes? Suggestions I'm freaking out right now.it's not big it's just small round and black

    • ANSWER:
      Most likely it is just some dead blood under the skin. Sometimes that happens. I know I have had that before, and I trimmed the skin with nail clippers until I got to it, and that's all it was. It could happen by stepping on a sharp pebble that doesn't penetrate the skin, but ruptures a small blood vessel. In other words, it's a tiny bruise.
      But here is something you can do: take a picture of it. If it's still there a week later, take another picture and compare them to see if it is getting bigger. Cancer would be an irregular shape. If it seems perfectly round, it might be a mole. As you get older, you do get new moles.
      If after a week, it starts hurting, then see a doctor. It could still be something totally normal like a plantar wart, but why live with pain? If it hurts, have a doctor make it go away.

  29. QUESTION:
    Two red bumps on my big toe?
    Here's a picture of it - http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk163/Aradroth/e0e4de55.jpg

    They've been there for about 2-3 months now, I've tried using a pumice stone and I've tried using wartner wart remover on it and nothing has worked. They don't hurt or anything and they're not callus, they're just kinda squishy. I'm an 18 year old guy btw, if that matters.

    • ANSWER:

  30. QUESTION:
    I have this weird bump on my toe...?
    I have this really weird bump on my toe (I have a picture at the bottom). It was really hurting (I had it for a few months, but for some reason it just started to hurt). I picked it off and it bleed immensely and a white thing came out that looked like 2 fangs stuck together... it was extremely small, and on top it was the skin. Anyone know what the bump is? Or what the white thing was?

    Link: http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x57/SamanthaMc_2007/ewwww.jpg
    I actually teared it open... I have other warts on my feet, but they don't look like this at all

    • ANSWER:
      looks kinda like a plantar's wart...see a doctor! It can be taken care of easily. Does pressure on it hurt? They usually show up on the sole of ur foot (plantar surface)...hence the name plantar's wart. It's caused by a virus, as I recall. One can lead to many more! In fact, it looks like u have another smaller one in the pic, get treatment...

  31. QUESTION:
    helpp... on my toe...??!? :((((?
    Ok .. so there's been this thing on my toe for quite a while now.. I figured i'd leave it and it would go away but it hasn't :(.. it's sorta like a callus( thickened skin) but then again its not.. if i remember correctly, i think it may have started out with me getting a sliver in my toe...
    instead of getting it out.. it stopeed hurting so i left it.. this coulda been over a year or 2 ago..
    now there this growth like a callus but it has specks in it.. like little black specks.. and the clallus grows in like a combination of little circles...
    if that makes any sense.. i could really use some help cuz i want it to go away..

    • ANSWER:
      I'm trying to picture it. All I can suggest is to go to the doctor. It could be anything from, a wart to a fungal infection to just a callus from your shoes. Don't be embarrassed to go to the doctor for it. They see these sort of things all of the time. No biggy. But, if it is a fungal infection like athletes foot, then you need to have it treated. Maybe it's a corn. Who knows. It's hard to say when I can't see it. But if I had to guess I would guess it's a wart since you say that it has specks in it.

  32. QUESTION:
    Weird small bump on my toe?!?
    I just noticed it yesterday, it's Oj the toe that's right beside The big toe, the bump feels hard when I press on it, It's not hurting all the time, but when it runs against the inside of my shoe I have minor pain, but it's not like I'm screaming or crying or anything. It's right under the nail, I'm thinking it's a blister coming to he surface probably, but What do you think? And I don't plan on going to the doctors for this, unless it really starts to hurt

    • ANSWER:
      put it off you can loose your nail forever slight chance of that happening maybe

      This does indeed sound like a corn. Essentially a corn is a thickened area of skin on the foot in response to chronic pressure or irritation of the sk
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      I have itchy clear bumps between my toes! What are they?
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  33. QUESTION:
    Weird blister like bump on foot (picture)?
    So I have this weird little bump right under my big toe. I'll post a picture below. I know the cause of it. From my flats but it's not like any blister I've had before. If it is. I've had it for 4 months now. Can anyone tell me what it it?

    http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i265/samy_love/29e7b2e293a4dfcb673d593efcef9733.jpg

    http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i265/samy_love/f0c1e3a16b50ba75551fa6082f61970c.jpg

    • ANSWER:
      See a doctor if concerned about it. But it may just be a wart or a blister from something. It could even be a allergic reaction to something.

  34. QUESTION:
    Strange mole on my big toe? I'm worried!!?
    I'm a 14 year old girl, and about a month ago I noticed a weird thing on the side of my big toe. It was a little bit raised, and it has teeny brown dots in it (about 5) that weren't connected. Anyway, I accidentally scrubbed part of it off when I was cleaning my feet, and it bled a bit, but it seems to be growing back...? Unless it's just still healing. It's really tiny, about 1mm, but it's brownish/red with darker brown spots. I'm so scared! What is it and what should I do?!?! Please help!!!!

    • ANSWER:
      Probably a plantar wart. Look up pictures.

  35. QUESTION:
    small clear bump on finger.. size of a sesame seed?
    i was wondering what it was called..

    it's on my finger and doesn't have any color besides the color of my skin. it feels like theres a tiny little thing in there because when I push down on it it has a little pressure.

    it's the size of a sesame seed.

    could it be a wart or something else? anything i can do at home to remedy this?

    • ANSWER:
      Sounds like a planters wart. I have one in between my toes. I went to web md, look up warts. They show pictures of all the different ones,
      A home remedy they suggest and I am trying is to put a piece of duct tape over it.Keep it on for a week then take a paper file, or one of the stones for feet and rub it down. It says you can continue this for up to two months.
      I am on week 2 and its already made a huge difference.
      Please carefully, not to spread the germs from one part of your body to another.Wash everything you use in alcohol.

  36. QUESTION:
    omg sick wart on foot! help?
    http://www.footdoc.ca/www.FootDoc.ca/Wart2.jpg < its kinda a similar picture...... But i have had it frozen off like a million times and omg it comes back! There all over under my big toe on the foot! eww disgusting! How can i get rid of them? They are planter warts but i need help.... and fast

    • ANSWER:
      I had something similar once and the second time I got it burnt off (or frozen whatever) it worked. I have to say the second time hurt like a @itch and I couldn't walk on my big toe. I had two different doctors do the procedure. Have you been seeing the same doctor with the same lack of results?

      Good Luck!

  37. QUESTION:
    what should i do about this thing on my toe?
    one day i ran too much, which gave me this watery pimplish thing on my toe.
    so then it kept aggravating me and it wouldn't pop.. so i cut it off with scissors...
    first it felt fine.. then for days it hurt bad but then now it feels like it's not even there...
    however, it grew like 4 times in size and looks grose. the hole kept getting bigger and bigger!
    i know i sound stupid and what not.. but what should i do about it??
    eww kind of. mine looks cleaner? lol?
    and i could try the espom salt.. no puss has ever came out.. besides that water..
    you mean espom?
    the diagnosis sounds off but crap i'm so guilty of sharing shoes( that's when i got the blister part in the first place) and going barefoot outside alot

    • ANSWER:
      Best guess based on limited information you have given is that you had a blister and mishandled its treatment and now the skin is not healed properly and still be irritated by poorly fitting shoes and not treating the area properly. A picture would tell a thousand words, but if you have a "blister" looking thing it is not a Plantar's Wart. Also Plantar's Warts are typically on the sole of the foot not on the toes. If there was a water filled blister on your toe and you have a tendency to share shoes that may not fit properly it would be logical to have the blister get worse. Once you cut open a blister it becomes an open wound and it sounds like you have not treated it properly. It is also possible the area is being constantly irritated and it is damaging more skin.

      Best option is to have a doctor look at it to be sure what it is and to be sure infection is not causing the problem. By seeing it for about 3 seconds and asking some questions most health care professional can tell you what it is if it is caused by or at least eliminate all the common problems. If going to a doctor is not an option, or not your option of choice right now, then treat the area like an open wound and keep it covered and use antibiotic ointment on it. Be sure to wear properly fitted shoes and keep the area covered when you run.

  38. QUESTION:
    What kind of growth or wart do I have?
    At the bottom of my foot just before you reach my smallest toe I have a growth or wart. I have researched it and it is probably a plantar wart but i'm not completely sure even though I've seen pictures of plantar warts and it does look like some of the pictures I saw. The reason i'm not really sure it's a plantar wart is because i cannot see any black dots like they say planter warts should have.

    I guess I should describe the growth or wart I have
    When i squeeze on the growth or wart it feels very big, round and deep in my foot. It is flat at the top and is very white with a small round circular hole in my foot.

    I have had it for a long time more than months now and could you also tell me what kind of wart or growth it is as well as how to get rid of it.

    • ANSWER:
      To me it sounds like a plantar wart. I say the best way to get rid of it is to just go to a doctor and get it frozen off. You can try the over the counter stuff to see if it works for you. But best be is the doctor.

  39. QUESTION:
    Weird bump on my toe?
    I can't really tell much about it. It is a bump, a little darker discoloration, looks to me like dead skin, but its grown over the months. It doesn't hurt or anything hasn't really bothered me except the fact that its there. I've been worried before that it could be an infection, but I remember that infections should hurt. Here is a picture, its not a very good one.

    http://i52.tinypic.com/21nh075.jpg

    I'm going to try to see a doctor soon, I just want to know if anyone has any ideas what it is or if its harmful?

    • ANSWER:
      It's a wart.
      The picture isn't clear, but it looks like a wart.
      There are simple ways to try to get rid of this, look up home remedies.

  40. QUESTION:
    Anyone else horrified by feet?
    I think they're really gross, especially guy feet. I wish guys would quit wearing sandals... and don't even get me started on the athlete's foot commercials on TV, i have to look away. Even that email you get when you score a best answer, does the chick in the picture have to have her nasty toes right up in the foreground? Your thoughts please.

    • ANSWER:
      I am not a foot person. I think next to genitals, they are the ugliest appendage on a persons body. I love puppy toes, squirrel paws, and baby feet. But adults feet are gross, even without warts, foot fungi, or nail fungi. Guys are very gross and hairy. You are right PUT A PAIR OF SOCKS ON!

  41. QUESTION:
    Which of the following is the worst?
    1.paper cut or stubbed toe
    2.the flu or an infection
    3.liquid or pill form of medicine
    4.hospital bed or motel bed
    5.hole in your sock or rip in your shirt
    6.cold shower or hot milk
    7.scar or wart
    8.picture of you asleep or bed head hair
    thanx~

    • ANSWER:
      1. Paper Cut - they can sometimes get pretty deep and will take longer to heal than a stubbed toe.

      2. Infection - Can be more serious than the flu.

      3. Liquid medicine - At least with a pill, you can swallow quickly and don't have to taste the medicine.

      4. Hospital Bed - Since I must be seriously ill then.

      5. Rip in your shirt - At least with a hole in your sock, you can hide it with your shoe.

      6. Hot Milk - I can't stand hot milk. Even in Winter I rather use cold milk.

      7. Wart - a scar can give an interesting story of how you got it. (Although I wouldn't want too big a scar across my face)

      8. Picture alseep - Since you might have bed hair anyway, plus whatever else eg:drool, mouth open, etc

      Cheers!

  42. QUESTION:
    Can you have a wart on your genitals and still not have a STD?
    My husband went to the doctor today because he was having pain in his testicals, they found it was nothing serious, and just gave him a antibiotic. But right before the doctor left the room, he was like: did you know there is a wart on your penis?" and my husband said "no!" and the doctor showed him, but all he said was "make sure to go see your primary doctor next week to get that removed." and walked out. It is just a small little bumb that showed up a year ago after my husband was plucking hairs from there (wierd, I know) it hasnt grown or doesnt look anything like the pictures of GW? We of course are freaking out, and I know for a fact he has not cheated. We were wondering is it possible to get a wart, like you get on your finger or toe, on your penis, and it not be GWs the STD? I thought doctors have to say more than that, like restrain from sleeping w/anyone till you go to your doctor, if it is a STD? and would he say get it removed if it was the STD? I don't have anything on me?

    • ANSWER:
      Yes, it is possible. It also may not even be a wart since there are many non-threatening bumpy things that can show up on a penis. I wouldn't freak out, just have your primary doc take a look at it to make sure.

  43. QUESTION:
    If there is a wart on your genitals, can you still not have a STD?
    My husband went to the doctor today because he was having pain in his testicals, they found it was nothing serious, and just gave him a antibiotic. But right before the doctor left the room, he was like: did you know there is a wart on your penis?" and my husband said "no!" and the doctor showed him, but all he said was "make sure to go see your primary doctor next week to get that removed." and walked out. It is just a small little bumb that showed up a year ago after my husband was plucking hairs from there (wierd, I know) it hasnt grown or doesnt look anything like the pictures of GW? We of course are freaking out, and I know for a fact he has not cheated. We were wondering is it possible to get a wart, like you get on your finger or toe, on your penis, and it not be GWs the STD? I thought doctors have to say more than that, like restrain from sleeping w/anyone till you go to your doctor, if it is a STD? and would he say get it removed if it was the STD? I don't have anything on me?

    • ANSWER:
      Yes, you can get one of the "regular" types of warts on your genitals without it being the strain of HPV that causes the sexually-transmitted genital warts. It sounds like the doctor didn't think it was sexually transmitted since he just told him to have it removed. Nevertheless, I would still follow up and have the primary doctor take a look at it, and make sure it's nothing to be concerned about.

  44. QUESTION:
    Is this considered a plantar wart?
    Hi, just recently I noticed I had a wart on my foot. I looked up "warts on feet" and internet pages said that foot warts are known as plantar warts, but when I typed in plantar warts in Google images the pictures showed lots of little dots on the heel of the foot, whereas my wart is a pea-sized dot in between my pinkie toe and the one next to it. My question is if it is still considered a plantar wart or if it is something else? Also, does anyone know any successful ways to get rid of warts? I am trying dr. scholl's freeze away but it does not appear to be doing anything. Thanks!

    • ANSWER:
      It sounds like it might be one. If it pinches when you step on it/ put pressure on it, then it's probably one. I have had 3 and they all stayed until i started putting banana peels on them. Just cut a piece of a banana peel and put the inner part on the wart. Tape it on and do this every night until it goes away. Every morning, clean it up (it may start begging to smell and the plantar wart will turn brown. This means it is going away) It will then peel off and you will see the fresh skin underneath! Good luck! :]

  45. QUESTION:
    Are these Plantar's Warts?
    Okay, this might be a little gross sounding, but I have several of what I believe to be warts of some kind, I believe they may be Plantar Warts. I've included a few... pictures I took of them, but please if you have have sensitive eyes I'd advise not looking, they look rather bizarre...

    http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w38/aozgolo/wrt01.jpg
    http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w38/aozgolo/wrt02.jpg
    http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w38/aozgolo/wrt03.jpg
    http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w38/aozgolo/wrt04.jpg
    http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w38/aozgolo/wrt05.jpg

    K, well originally I only had one or two on one of my toes on my left foot... about a year or so ago, but in the last few months they've been multiplying it seems... they are spreading..... at first it was just like a small lump, then turned into a cluster of them, and spread to other toes, the weird part is that it has also spread to my middle finger on my left hand, as seen in the picture I have two fleshy colored round "button" like bumps on the top side and left side of my finger, and right next to the nail I have this strange white fungal type growth... the ones on my toes all seem to be this color.

    These warts don't hurt me, and appear to be totally benign but the recent rapid spread of them has me concerned, I don't want my entire foot or my finger to look like a moldy stick.... I've tried to use a freezing agent to remove them, but I've seen no improvement on them.... the whitish type warts I felt nothing when applying the medication, but when applied to the fleshy looking parts it burned as if I had pressed it on normal skin....

    Do you think I should see a doctor? is there a good way to treat these and stop their growth... and of course the first question is..... are these indeed plantar's warts?

    • ANSWER:
      yes!!!!

      if you really want to remove Plantar warts forever then you should know that you can remove Plantar warts by surgery, freezing, laser, acid or with cream but warts can reappear again and again because warts appears when your immune system is weak! so you must build up your immune system because your body can get rid of warts by itself if your immune system will be strong! so eat more healthy food, more vitamins and more sport activities!
      (No smoking, no beer/ale, no booze, no drugs, no junk food, no fast food garbage, no sugary sweet soda's. Get on a good, balanced, healthy diet including plenty of boiled or steamed vegetables. Drink P L E N T Y O F W A T E R , fruit juices & fat free milk. Snack on lots of RAW fruit & veggies. Get up one hour early every morning & take a BRISK 30 minute walk - then - do the same thing again in the evening after dinner. Make sure you eat a good, balanced breakfast daily. You get your energy for the day from your breakfast meal. Get 8 hours sleep each night. Flip your mattress over so it will level out to give you a good night's rest. Slack off too much coffee & tea.)

      HPV is the virus that causes warts. And HPV virus has many strains. In your case you have HPV virus strain number 2. People can be infected with HPV and never show any symptoms. Others will develop warts. These warts can stay the same size, grow, or go away on their own. It depends on the infected person's immune system. A healthy immune system means your body may be able to suppress the virus and not show symptoms.

      also you should use some herbal treatment!

      in that case Wartrol is a good (probably the best) product that gets rid of warts comparatively fast and makes you feel more confident knowing that they wont reappear again! it says that it is designed for Genital Warts but
      it does not matter because warts are warts and wartrol works by stimulating your immune system to fight the HPV virus that causes the warts. of course it is better if you use full course (5 months - if I remember correctly).

      It worked and still works for me!

      I do not know if any pharmacies carry Wartrol but I do know that you should purchase it directly from the manufacturer and read more about the product here http://www.wartrol.com/?aid=749165

      good luck!

      Working in health + personal experience

  46. QUESTION:
    I need help. D': warts? raaaaaaaaah! :(?
    Okaay, so I was just taking the nail polish off my toe nails and I noticed these bump things on my toes & then my fingers & I thought they were warts but like I googled warts & it said that it was like from an std or something but I'm a virgin & like I saw a picture of them & they were NOTHING like mine :( they were disgusting & mine are so little & such. But what do I do? I'm a little baby, I can't stand pain. & like ehhhh! Will they just go away..?

    • ANSWER:
      Haha, I'm the same way! They have these bandaids for warts and they're a bit pricey but they definitely work. I'm not sure of the exact name but you can get them at Walgreens/CVS. But if you're looking for homemade remedies you can try duct tape, or sticking the wet part of a banana peel on it for a while and hold it there with tape. Worked for me! Good luck (:

  47. QUESTION:
    Lump on my toe and I can't get rid of it?
    I've had it for several years now. My GP told me it was a callus and gave me cream, which didn't help.

    I've since found out that calluses don't bleed, so doubt that it is a callus as it bleeds when I scrub it.

    When I saw the GP, there was a lot of hard skin but this has now been reduced a lot. It's now just a small, round lump.

    I've looked up plantar warts, but it doesn't look anything like the pictures I saw. I've also been told that it's not a corn.

    It's on my big toe, underneath, on the outer side.

    Does anyone have any ideas what it could be, so that I can use the correct treatment on it?

    It's not painful, just annoying that it's not going away after years.

    • ANSWER:
      A callus is made of skin, which might bleed if you scrub it. It is thicker, harder skin but generally flat (rather than sticking out.

      It could also be a corn. A corn has a central 'core' which might protrude a little.

      A wart will probably be softer but if it is on a part of your toe that you put pressure on when walking, it can be pushed into the skin.

      I'm not sure what cream your doctor gave you (or what instructions you were given) but there are many different ones that you can try. One effective thing that can be used for corns, calluses or warts contains salicylic acid so I would suggest you try this first. Salicylic acid is the main ingredient in corn treatment plasters and wart/verruca treatments. It comes in different strengths according to which product you buy.

      I would start with a basic one, like a chemist's own brand or something like Bazuka - with 12% salicylic acid. Soak your foot then apply the gel or cream, let it dry then leave it. Best to do before bedtime. Be careful of the skin surrounding the lump as this is more delicate and can get damaged.

      Some of these creams or gels come with a small emery board. This is for gently filing down a wart or verruca as it is treated. If you get any dry flaky skin on top of the lump while you are treating it, you can remove it GENTLY with this board after soaking and before applying the gel.

      If this starts to work, simply continue the treatment until the lump has gone. It might take several weeks and you must persevere. If you feel it is appropriate (as long as nothing becomes sore), you can move up to a stronger percentage (26% would be the next available).

      Keep at it, don't try to rush it, and make sure you're not damaging your skin.

  48. QUESTION:
    Anyone know anything about feet?
    I have this thing on the bottom of my toe, and I have NO idea what is it.
    It is gross, and please don't look at the picture unless you think you have some knowledge about it.
    Please tell me what I should do.
    It doesn't itch or hurt, it's just there.
    http://s86.photobucket.com/albums/k104/LovestheBeast/?action=view&current=DSCF4835.jpg

    • ANSWER:
      Plantar warts. See podiatrist.

  49. QUESTION:
    Irritated skin on toes, red bumps? (pictures)?
    i'm trying to figure out what could possibly be wrong with my toes basically...
    I thought I was getting a wart or something and then I started just having really irritated skin on one toe around the nail and then on my other foot I have one toe where whenever I bump it up against something it gets little red bumps and they're both sensitive. Also I have another toe next to the one with the bumps that just has a little scab type thing on it?
    Toe one; http://i42.tinypic.com/33f9ls3.jpg
    Toe two; http://i39.tinypic.com/2vn2d03.jpg
    Toe three; http://i44.tinypic.com/snf32t.jpg

    So yeah. If anyone has any idea of what could be up with my toes, it'd be helpful.
    Thank you.

    • ANSWER:

  50. QUESTION:
    Do I have a corn or a plantar wart?
    For the past few months, I have had a strange little crater on the bottom of my right foot. It between the 2 outermost "mounds" of my toes. I don't know how to describe the size other than it is about the size of the tip of a clicky pen when the tip isn't out. It only just recently started getting tender, and it bleeds a little when I poke/dig at it. At first I thought it was a plantar wart I got from dancing in bare feet and then putting on dance sneakers without socks on, but from what I've heard, plantar warts are supposed to rapidly get larger and more severe. I've had this thing for months now and it has barely changed. So, I was thinking, maybe it's a heloma corn? I've looked up pictures and descriptions for both and it fits the criteria of a corn AND a plantar wart. A couple of medical websites have stated that the only way to tell is if the "fingerprints" of the sole of my foot go over or around the crater. But, I really can't tell since it is so small and there are lines all over it from the base of the crater and from my foot skin. I know I should get it checked out by a doctor. But in the meantime, I just want to know if it is contagious and if/how I can get rid of it on my own.

    • ANSWER:
      Ouch, I totally had one of these before, they hurt so bad as they get bigger and deeper. I think it might be a planters wart if its like what I had.

      I have done alot of dance stuff too, but I always thought I got mine while swimming, well really in the boys locker room while walking around barefoot. So I could totally see how you could get it if you were dancing barefoot and then put your dancing shoes backon without socks, although I dont know it would have mattered whether you wore socks or not, I think its just like a fungus thing.

      So I had mine for like almost two years and was right on the outside edge of the sole of my foot and most of the time it would only hurt if I walked or ran for a long time or if wore really uncomfortable shoes. Like it never bothered me when I wore it with cross trainers without socks or sperrys without socks but when Id wear it with any kinda dressy hard leather shoes, even with the really thin dress socks, it hurt. It got to be where Id feel this sharp stabby pain that got really bad over time.

      After almost two years of having it and it hurting worse and worse I finally went to a health clinic on a nearby college campus that I had a summer high school student dance program id for me and they admitted me to the clinic to check it out. The doc checked my foot out and she told me it was probably a planters wart and she tried freezing it off with liquid nitrogen which hurts too and then if that didnt work she wanted me to come back. I know Im a totally dork but the doctor lady was like really pretty too even though she was totally old and like almost thirty, so I would have wanted to go back just to see her again. After she froze it after a week only the tip fell off so I went back to see her again and she used the acid on my bare foot which I was so worried about, but she held my hand and was really nice about the whole thing. After that only like a little bit more of the very tip of it fell off, but the rest of it was still stuck down in my foot.

      Then I went back to try and see that same pretty doctor lady again, but she wasnt there so I just ended up limping back to the dorm where they were housing us summer dance kids. And though I dont normally ever drink, like I kinda got stupid one night cause my roommate had snuck in this bottle of Seagrams Gin on the last day of camp to try and get the girls to come over to our floor and after a few shots of that I was being crazy and um, I got rid of my planters wart the really painful way. Like, I took an arts and crafts exacto knife that one guy had for some reason and an extra long pair of stainless steel tweezers and I literally sat there on the floor and carved and pulled at this awful planters wart until it came out. It hurt so bad I guess it was good that I had been drinking, because it literally took me like thirty minutes. Id pull on it and twist on it clamping down hard with the metal tweezers then Id use the exacto knife to cut away only that portion of the skin that was like dead or hard as carefuly as I could then Id use the tweezers again and start twisting and pulling and digging to get this thing out of my foot. It was excruciating.

      When I got the whole thing out, it was like almost an inch long and about the shape of the sharpened head of a pencil and it was white and hard like a rock. Whats grosser still is that there was this stringy white stuff coming out the bottom of it that felt like I was litterally pulling this white strings out the bottom of my foot. I was super scared I had dont some kind of permenant damage, but actually it never really bled hardly at all although I could see exposed red skin beneath where the hard kernel of this thing had been deep inside my foot. There was litterally a whole in the side of my foot where this thing came out - it was so gross.

      Like it was so creepy and gross I cant even begin to describe it. I was like facinated with this nasty hard white thing with little white strings I had just pulled out of my foot - but it still makes me cringe just thinking about it. I didnt want it to get infected so I just got some hydrogen peroixide and neosporin and put bandaids on it and tried really hard to keep it clean. We were done with the dance camp so I could lay off it for while to heal and for a few weeks I actually got to where I seemed totally normal for me to wear bandaids on my feet with loose boat shoes and constantly checking the bandaids on my bare feet make sure they were doing ok.

      But anyways, yeah getting that thing out of my foot sucked like alot. A whole lot. You dont want yours to get anywhere near that bad. So you should definitely try to go to a clinic or see a doctor while its still small and before it gets bad. Hope my story (which really is true) made sense and inspires you to both give me a best answer vote - AND go see a doctor!


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