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i cauterized genital warts i had. after surgery i mistakenly removed scab. how long for sites cauterised to heal. they don't hurt but oozes sometimes?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
When to get checked: Okay to make appointment with your surgeon, who will know best what to advise. In the meantime, use sitz baths, hairdryer to area after bath, and absorbent pads.
Answered on Mar 7, 2018
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See your DR.: No harm from picking off scab. Healing time depends on type of treatment.
Answered on Apr 25, 2013
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