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How do I remove dark scars on penis do to burning off warts. Had genital warts years ago, burned them off myself.How do I get rid of dark scars(please)!

How do I remove dark scars on penis do to burning off warts. Had genital warts years ago, burned them off myself.How do I get rid of dark scars(please)!

Burn : Burn scars usually last a lifetime. The good news is that they lighten over time. There is a cream called mederma that you can buy over the counter that may help lighten the scar. Read the instructions prior to buying to make sure this gel can be used on the genitals. Lastly please do not perform any more home medical procedures on yourself, this can be dangerous, and leave long lasting scars. There are other treatments for genital warts that would have resulted in no scars. Good luck. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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I tried burning off a wart with a hot glue gun, and i've ripped it off even though it grows back. How do I just rid of this ugly thing?

I tried burning off a wart with a hot glue gun, and i've ripped it off even though it grows back. How do I just rid of this ugly thing?

Make an appointment: Depending on location of the wart, you may either see a dermatologist or podiatrist. There are other treatments that are less aggressive that can help the cure process be less painful. ...Read more

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Frequently getting wart on face only from last year(4 till now) dr remove it by burning it and again it comes back, should I be worried?

Frequently getting wart on face only from last year(4 till now) dr remove it by burning it and again it comes back, should I be worried?

Probably not serious: Best see a dermatologist. First define it precisely. If not a wart another treatment may help. What, exactly, do you mean "burning it"? You may benefit from another opinion and another approach. ...Read more

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Applyi histofreeze directly in skin for warts, is swallow and red burning, is that normal?

Applyi histofreeze directly in skin for warts, is swallow and red burning, is that normal?

Histofreeze: Warnings and precautions: depigmentation of skin is a potential side-effect and may be considered cosmetically unacceptable, particularly with more highly pigmented skin types. Undesirable effects: a stinging or painful sensation during and after freezing, which will rapidly fade away after the thawing phase. Changes in the intensity of pigmentation may occur. ...Read more

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I have facial flat warts for over two years and I have tried burning. Now they are swollen and sometimes itchy and red. ?

I have facial flat warts for over two years and I have tried burning. Now they are swollen and sometimes itchy and red. ?

See a dermatologist: For a definitive diagnosis of your warts see a dermatologist Do not try burning them yourself. The itchy redness may be a hive like reaction or possibly a skin infection. ...Read more

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I hv to remove the warts frm my vagin tomorrow by burning after that will it be back ever and is the warts suppose to b in my bf penis since he gv me ?

I hv to remove the warts frm my vagin tomorrow by burning after that will it be back ever and is the warts suppose to b in my bf penis since he gv me ?

Common: Genital warts are very common and are caused by HPV. Most people will come in contact with some form of HPV in their lives (not always with the strain that causes warts, however). Removing might be permanent for you, or they can come back. He can't 'give' HPV back to you, as once you come in contact your body doesn't get re-infected with same strain. Different strain, yes, but not same one. ...Read more

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Do HPV oral warts cause pain or burning tongue?

Do HPV oral warts cause pain or burning tongue?

They can: Yes they can. There's not much you can do about it either, unfortunately. ...Read more

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