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Wart treatment Instructions


Your plantar wart was treated in our office using Cantharidine, a compound derivative that is used for the destruction of warts.

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  1. Cantharidine was applied to the area of concern today. Please keep the dressing in place for 48 hours

  2. After 48 hours, keep area open to air to completely dry out.

  3. You may experience slight tenderness, tingling, or burning sensation to the area with associated blistering (this is normal). Blisters occur within 24 to 48 hours and healing is complete 4 to 7 days after application.

  4. Cover the lesion with Duct tape daily thereafter until your follow-up visit in 2 weeks.

  5. Please refrain from high intense activities until your return to the clinic in 2 weeks.

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