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how long does it take for over the counter wart removal to work

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
2-4 weeks: They work very slowly and gradually.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Duct Tape: Apparently duct tape (duck tape) really works--cover the wart and change every few days until gone. I have seen, but not used, a wart freezer that sho ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly anything: If your lesion is a wart, most anything may help. You can cut, burn, freeze and bite them off. You can wish it away or sell it. We colored a wart wi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: See your doctor for removal options
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Acids....: There are a number of otc acid preparations - look for the solution that has the highest concentration of salicylic acid and try that with daily scrap ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
None: There really aren't any. You should see your doctor. After-which..He can prescribe podofilox, Imiquimod or sinecatechin topically. I'm assuming your ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: But be careful because they burn when they get on your skin. Over the counter wart remover solutions are usually salicylic acid solutions. You can put ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Aspirin: Aspirin can be made into an over the counter wart treatment inexpensively by soaking Aspirin on water and making it into paste and applying it to wart ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Warts: Warts are hard to treat, and once over the counter treatment has failed then it time to see the Dr. for an eval for definitive treatment.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
No: While it is certainly possible to get a reaction from the over-the-counter treatments, genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection and warrant ... Read More

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