Precede application with warm water soaks 10-15 min
Cut plaster to fit exactly over wart
Consider using hole punch
Secure with adhesive tape at bedtime
Remove in morning
Alternatively leave in place for 24 to 48 hours
Carefully scrape away macerated wart tissue
Consider use of pumice stone
Older method, but effective
Expect slow resolution over the course of months
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