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My 3 and a half year old had a wart removal treatment yesterday and today she has a huge blister. Is this normal?

My 3 and a half year old had a wart removal treatment yesterday and today she has a huge blister. Is this normal?

Yes: If the wart removal was by an agent that causes separation of the epidermis from the dermis eg. Liquid nitrogen or cantherone you may see a blister. Call your provider to ger proper followup care. ...Read more

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Should I pop a blood blister from wart treatment with liquid nitrogen? Its been 3 weeks, and if I pop it should I remove/cut all the skin has the virus?

Should I pop a blood blister from wart treatment with liquid nitrogen? Its been 3 weeks, and if I pop it should I remove/cut all the skin has the virus?

Blister from freeze: Take a sterile needle or pin, and clean the skin, and then poke the blister and try to push the contents out, without ripping the skin too much. The top skiin is likely already dead and the wart virus is likely not active or alive. ...Read more

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Do warts comeback after treatment?

Do warts comeback after treatment?

They sure can...: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718). For excisions, I use radiowave surgery. ...Read more

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What's the best home treatment for warts?

What's the best home treatment for warts?

No best: There are many treatments including topical acids, freezing laser, surgical removal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for warts around nails?

What is the treatment for warts around nails?

Various: Warts are viruses and, although dermatologists use various treatments on them, such as liquid nitrogen, salicylic acid, canthacur, etc., there is no guarantee that the virus will respond to any destructive method. There is a prescription anti-viral cream that is usually effective called imiquimod, but it is expensive. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the altrenative treatment of anal warts?

Can you please describe the altrenative treatment of anal warts?

Various: Things like chemical cauterization if all are external and no internal warts. Aldara (imiquimod) can sometimes be effective for both internal and external. Surgical excision of both internal and external is also an option. See a colon and rectal surgeon for recommendations of the best method in your particular case. ...Read more

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Least painful treatment for genital warts?

Least painful treatment for genital warts?

Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. The last painful is probably topical trichloroacetic acid, which still hurt. ...Read more

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Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Please see your Dr.: There aren't any satisfactory home treatments for genital warts. Don't have unprotected sex to avoid spreading them. First application of Podophyllin or Trchloracetic acid must be applied by Dr. Larger warts may require surgery by freezing, laser, electrocautery or even surgical excision. You can not do this on your own. Your Dr. Must treat you in confidence & not inform parents unless you agree ...Read more

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Treatment of plain warts its on face hands n leg?

Treatment of plain warts its on face hands n leg?

Dermatology: Warts are quite common on the hands, less so on the face. There are many excellent precription medications; however, these warts must be examined and visualized by a physician. I would advise avoiding over the counter wart removers until you are seen by a physician. ...Read more

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How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

Probably months: I can't imagine why you wouldn't want to have them treated. Without treatment, they might clear up in a couple of months, but more likely several months and sometimes they persist a couple of years or more. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for genital warts?

Topical: Gential warts are caused by hpv or human papilloma virus. Warts are benign but can be annoying. They can be surgically removed or treated with topical chemicals. Even if warts are treated, the virus never goes away. The real concern is if high risk hpv is present or not, which can present risk for cervical or other genital cancers. ...Read more

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My wart is bleeding and sore. What is the proper treatment for this?

My wart is bleeding and sore. What is the proper treatment for this?

May not be wart: Warts usually do not bleed. It would be prudent to have a doctor look at it. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history and physical examination.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate genital warts medical treatment product?

What is the most appropriate genital warts medical treatment product?

Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) cream (rx only) is generally considered the best but if the warts are large, laser photovaporization is still the optimal treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital warts will they goa way without treatment?

No.: It is an abnormal skin growth. It will not go away with time, it has to be removed with medications, or skin procedures that can de done in the doctor's office. ...Read more

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Are there medicinal treatment options that I can use against genital warts?

Yes: There are a couple of different medical treatment options. I have used condylox, (podofilox) salicylic acid and crytherapy when topical medications fail. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

2-4 weeks?: Topical acid rx for warts takes time, patience and care. Please follow the instruction of its application to avoid irritation to surrounding normal skin. It may take 2-4 weeks or longer depending how often and how long the agent is used and stayed on. Of note, all rx of wart carry a recurrence rate as high as 50%, and many men are hpv carriers with no symptom.

Detail? Ask doctor timely.

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Please tell me how long it takes for to heal up and look normal after treatment of genital warts?

Depends: There are several different treatments available.

Freezing typically takes 7-10 days to heal
acid-type treatments takes 7-10 days as well.

Topical creams, like aldara, (imiquimod) have to be used for longer periods (weeks or months) and can result in irrititation. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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