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best way to get rid of a hand wart

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor freezes them: Warts on the hands, or on most other parts of the body, can be frozen off by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. Usually, it takes 3 visits or s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Auster
46 years experience in Dermatology
Duct tape: Duct tape applied continuously -changed every day.One study in military recruit plantar warts had a 66% success rate.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Pinto
35 years experience in Dermatology
Several options: Warts, which are caused by a form of the hpv virus, can be a difficult and frustrating problem. You can try an over-the-counter wart remover (e.g.: c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cryotreatment: In my office, instead of spraying or using those prefilled cans...I use a good old fashioned orangewood stick with a cotton tipped end. I have a liqu ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of ways: Get it treated! you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience in Dermatology
Cause of warts: Hpv - human papillomavirus causes warts. It is a dna virus that once in the skin, it is there forever. That being said, the virus is never removed ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Duct tape: Keeping them covered with duct tape all of the time for 3-4 weeks has been recommended by some. There are also some otc products like compound w.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Serlin
20 years experience in Family Medicine
I : I think the key is persistence. You may just need to treat longer to completely eradicate the warts. It sounds like you are doing a great job with t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Wart-removal acids sold over-the-counter can get rid of hand warts. One's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can freeze the warts. If a person has ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
See doctor: See your doctor for removal options

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