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A 26-year-old male asked:

Imiquimod has completely cleared all gen. warts after 12 apps.no side effects excpt the usual cell necrosis.how much longer should i continue using?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
You're done.: I generally recommend continuing Imiquimod until all of the warts are healed, (up to a maximum of 16 weeks), so if the warts are gone, you can stop. If any return, or any new ones develop, repeat the treatment.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Ok to stop: Once you are clear , you can stop applying Imiquimod.

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