Mosaic warts are sometimes mistaken for calluses or especially rough areas on the bottoms of the feet. Unfortunately, all treatments that are acceptable for callus removal will fail for mosaic warts.
Mosaic warts are overgrown clusters of planter warts that are extremely painful since they are located on the heels and the balls of the feet, areas they get compressed the most during walking. The compression causes mosaic warts to grow deep inside the skin, making foot warts removal very complicated and lengthy in time.
To avoid an outbreak of mosaic warts, care should be taken to wear protective footwear in public showers, swimming pools and locker rooms. A tiny opening or cut in the skin can become a point of entry for stubborn mosaic warts.
Treatment for mosaic warts should be much more aggressive than compared, for example to perianal warts, since the skin on the bottoms of the feet is much thicker and rougher.
There are multiple home remedies for wart removal known to people for generations including some very surprising ones like foot warts duct tape removal method that utilizes a common household item, duct tape. Duct tape is applied for several days on the areas covered by mosaic warts followed by a good soak in a moisturizing foot bath. The surfaces of the mosaic warts become softer and more pliable and could be removed by a pumice stone or a pedicure file. Several treatments might be necessary for mosaic warts to disappear.
If none of the home remedies for wart removal worked for you, and your mosaic warts are still bothering you, it’s time to see a doctor. Traditional medicine offers multiple choices for mosaic warts removal. Cryotherapy removes overgrown tissues by freezing warts, however repeat sessions of liquid nitrogen spray might be necessary to completely eliminate mosaic warts.
Laser wart removal is an innovative approach that utilizes a precision of laser technology to vaporize mosaic warts tissues for good.