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A 16-year-old female asked:

I took out the black bit in my verruca.. will it go away now? i also can't use bazuka bc i ahev circulation problem. what now?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not necessarily: The "black dots" often seen in warts are not actually the "roots" of the wart as commonly thought. They are basically dried blood from bleeding caused previously by standing and walking on it.If you can't use the salicylic acid treatments, consider freezing them or trying an Rx cream or duct tape regimen. It can take 1 year after tx for the virus to clear your body. Until then, it could come back.
Last updated May 12, 2014

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