A female asked:
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treated wart w/ potassium/sodium hydroxide for 3 days. hurt some healthy cells. area now full of pinkish plasma + dark gooey cells. is this normal?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: That stuff is too strong for warts. It's A dangerous home remedy. If this gets worse, get seen.
Answered on May 31, 2016

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