I have had mosaic plantar warts on the bottom of my foot for about 3 years now. They covered the size of about two half dollars on my right foot. I really wish I had taken a picture of my foot, but did not because I never though I'd get as far as I have. I've tried a lot. Duct tape alone (never did a thing for me), and tape holding on Garlic, Banana Peels, Pads w/ Apple cider vinigar... the only thing that appeared to work was the AC Vinigar, but all it really did was raise up the dead skin and every wart enough to chop off the dead skin with a razor blade. One week later the thick white skin was there agian. I've tried salicylic acid with nothing more than weeks of peeling skin revealing the warts underneath. Then after treatment they'd grow back. I took dry ice to my foot twice, after the first time looked like it helped. A week later, it all came back. And that was painful. Lastly, I tried in desparation, a weak concentration of nitric acid. Don't ask my where you can find this other than chemical suppliers. I recalled once in a chemistry mishap where nitric acid ate through my glove, got on my finger tip, turned the skin yellow, and it all fell off a few days later. Well, I intentionally rubbed a somewhat weak concentration nitric acid on my warts. Day two, I did it again. And a thrid time. Worst sympton was mild burning, but barely noticable. The skin turned a dark yellow. The skin loosened up enough to peel / cut away. Its been a few weeks now, and so far, smooth skin. I have yet to see if it all comes back, but so far this is the only thing that has lasted longer than a week. I'm going to ask my dermitologist about what I did. He had told me that there was absolutely nothing that could be done to a case as bad as mine. But we'll see. I'm full of hope now because this worked so well. I really hope this could lead to perhaps a doctor's application of nitric acid (since its hard to come by) as a treatment in the future. I think this is big. Yes, they could still come back, as its only been about a month, but still, this is 3 weeks + longer than anything else.
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