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how to know if a wart freeze is working

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
FREEZING WARTS OFF: Do not know for at least ten to fourteen days. Be patient. I, myself, have rarely seen it work. Dermatologists freeze them off with a much more powerf ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sounds like you: aren't sure if it is a wart or not. Wouldn't try to freeze a lesion if you aren't sure what it is. Could do more harm than good. Why not see a dermato ... Read More
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Excise it: See your doctor. It may need burned off or excised.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Can't hurt: It is one way to treat warts.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Frostbite...: ...But this is a controlled frostbite. If it's too deep, usually you get a small scar, but at least the wart is gone!
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Good , You tried: As your home remedies failed , you have to eradicate hpv virus which caused your warts, see your doctor, .
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes...: ...and so does almost any skin bump. What's your question?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: In my office I use an applicator shaped like a oversized pen.It contains a cartridge of NO2 that comes out of the nozzle at -170 degrees F. The wart i ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Possibly...: The skin containing the wart virus is killed and shed eventually. I, personally would consider them to be contagious until they are gone!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is one option: Wart treatments include: freezing (liquid nitrogen), occlusion, salicylic/lactic acid, electrodesiccation ( electrical current), immunotherapy and la ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: After the HPV associated warts are cleared the first time some never see them return but it is possible.The germ can hibernate for decades and resurfa ... Read More
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