Warts and Plantar Warts (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
See your doctor if:
Watchful waiting is a period of time during which you and your doctor observe your symptoms or condition without using medical treatment. It is often appropriate treatment for warts, because they generally go away on their own within months or years. But you may want to consider treating a wart to prevent it from spreading to other parts of your body or to other people. You can try a nonprescription wart treatment for 2 to 3 months before deciding to see a doctor.
Who to see
Warts can be diagnosed and treated by most health professionals, including:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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