A 31-year-old male asked:
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Can molluscum be treated with OTC wart freezing products?

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Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Yes, but please note that warts are viruses and may not respond to physical means of removal (such as freezing or surgery).
Answered on Nov 21, 2013

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No: Most of the otc liquid wart medications do not work well on molluscum, particularly on the penis.
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Visit the doctor: Who can prescribe a medication for you. The medicines are usually very effective and the problem goes away rather quickly.
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