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, there is the thickened layer of horny skin which can be removed by various means.
This can be accomplished with a pumice stone or some other type of abrasive material after the sole of the hands has been soaked in warm water for 20 minutes to soften the wart.This procedure is painless and bloodless .
Another technique to remove the excess keratin is an over-the-counter salicylic acid
It can take several months to get rid of a large ones using these treatments.
Warts can spread, so monitor your hands closely and treat warts when they are small.
In general, you should see improvement in one to two weeks. If such treatment does not yield results after several weeks, you should see your doctor for more aggressive methods of wart removal. These include chemical cautery , electric cautery or radiofrequency ablation
Wishing you speedy recovery
Dr Geetika Paul