Warts, Calluses, etc.

By SomiLeke Latest Reply 2010-04-20 16:14:00 -0500
Started 2009-04-26 10:12:43 -0500

Since being a diabetic Type II, I've encountered some problems with warts on both feet. Although, not really bad but, very painful to walk on. I've got to pad my foot with fluffy material in order to be able to walk. My right foot is the worse of the two. I went to a podiatrist and he recommend something called "mediplast"…bad mistake…The remedy was worse than the wart itself. This sticky pad remove the skin from the bottom of my foot and it left me with a very sore bottom foot and raw flesh. Very painful. I had to stay off both feet close to 10 days to let it breathe in order to be able to allow the skin to fall off and replenish itself. Please be aware of this. I wanted to share this with everyone. It's true what they say, "What's good for the goose its not always good for the gander" I learned the hard way! And this was a doctors' Rx. I still have the warts but I, now, choose to have them removed at the dorctors' office (a different podiatrist) I also learned a home remedy composed of raw vinegar to wash my feet daily with when warts comeback.



4 replies

2009-04-26 11:39:46 -0500 Report

I'm glad to hear you are going to a different podiatrist. Second, and sometimes third, opinions are necessary. Get better soon. Good luck with the surgery.

Antique-Dave 2009-04-26 10:21:32 -0500 Report

You're going to laugh, but I had a wart on my hand and my grandmother told me one day to take a hard look at it and think about how much I hated that wart and how much I wanted it to go away. Then she said just forget about it for a week and it should be gone.

So I humored her and did what she said, a week later the thing was about dead, I gave it a tug and it pulled out by the roots and that was the end of it.

Anonymous 2010-04-20 16:14:00 -0500 Report

You were so lucky! I had plantars warts on my feet. I used to cut at them with scissors (I don't recommend it) because that would make it easier to walk on. Then, I found a book called Back to Eden and there was an herb they suggested that when made into a tea (and it was awful tasting!) was supposed to make them go away. I bought some and within a day, I noticed a big difference. It is called celandine, unfortunately, I have not been able to find it again, but I am sure there are other herbs in the book that would work just as well.

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