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I was previously diagnosed with a plantar wart and was told to continue duofilm treatment. When do I stop the treatment and how do I know if the wart is gone?

I have been removing thin layers of white tissue and am not sure if it's actually wart tissue or not. Should I be seeing normal pink tissue like the area surrounding the wart? As the wart reduced in size that was what I saw around the edges.
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Hi @Seamus! Thank you for your question. 

It can take about 2-3 months before the wart is completely gone. I would say they you should follow up with your GP to have a look to make sure it has healed effectively. As the wart "dies" off, you should see normal skin as per what you mentioned but some people may notice some darkening of the skin (hyperpigmentation) which will eventually subside to normal healthy skin. Further, there should not be any elevation in your skin and it should be flat once treatment is completed. 

Do note that warts can recur regardless of treatment though not very likely. 

Hope this helps! 
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