Think you can rid yourself of warts with household items and a little ingenuity? You may just be right. Some people swear by duct tape for wart removal. Cover the entire wart with a piece of tape, leave it on for a week and then soak the affected area in warm water. Take a pumice stone or emery board and scrub the wart thoroughly. This should not be a painful process – if it hurts then you’re doing it too hard. Once you've scoured the area, wrap it again in duct tape and repeat the process in another week.
If neither the over-the-counter medications nor the duct tape home remedy have produced results after two or three weeks, it might be time to move on to the next option.