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Verruca removal

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ajandjjmum Sun 17-Jan-16 13:32:25

DH had 3 verrucas removed by our GP yesterday. He can hardly walk today, and has a huge blister over the base of his foot. It is very painful (or he's a total wimp!!) grin

Should this be expected?

Any suggestions on how to get his shoes on for a meeting tomorrow would be welcomed!

He had one removed from the other foot, and that isn't hurting at all.

MerdeAlor Mon 18-Jan-16 10:15:53

How did he have it removed? Cut out, cryotherapy, needling?
Bigger shoes and pad around the blisters until he's more comfortable.

ajandjjmum Mon 18-Jan-16 11:25:56

Sprayed with liquid nitrogen - might have got the chemical wrong! grin He did say that it was a bit easier this morning, but his whole foot was swollen yesterday. Think he might have perservered with Bazooka if he'd have realised how painful it would be!

MerdeAlor Mon 18-Jan-16 12:41:54

Ok, so he may have resolved his verrucas. Certainly no guarantee. The advice above still holds. Daily saline footbaths for 5 minutes can ease things too.
They're pesky little blighters. Current research is leaning towards needling now, not something a GP can do but a podiatrist can - privately. Nothing's 100% effective though.

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Mon 18-Jan-16 12:47:13

We used Baruch plasters - they have a dot of poison and then a sting plaster - gone in a week - don't see them about very often

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Mon 18-Jan-16 12:47:42

*varucca

RB68 Mon 18-Jan-16 12:49:31

its pretty violent and I wouldn't let anyone near me to do that. People have this big thing about them - they are only inverted warts - but boost your immune system and keep filing and they do go eventually

Nevr heard of Baruch Plasters though

ajandjjmum Mon 18-Jan-16 14:29:44

Thank you all. smile Will try the saline footbath - wasn't sure whether that would help or hinder.

And if they do come back, we'll look for the Baruch plasters - I't not heard of them either.

They were starting to hurt RB68, so he had to do something.

MerdeAlor Mon 18-Jan-16 15:01:04

Also never heard of Baruch plasters. Unless you mean verruca plasters, containing salicylic acid?

MerdeAlor Mon 18-Jan-16 15:02:41

IMO pain is a good reason to treat.

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