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Could compound w freeze away wart remover work?

Could compound w freeze away wart remover work?

It is one option: Wart treatments include: freezing (liquid nitrogen), occlusion, salicylic/lactic acid, electrodesiccation ( electrical current), immunotherapy and laser tx. ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Can using a dr. Scholls freeze away wart remover remove a pimple?

Can using a dr. Scholls freeze away wart remover remove a pimple?

No!!!!: You will damage the dermis/epidermis of your face. Plantar warts are buried in the thickest skin of your body, not a pimple. There are many safer ways of dealing with a pimple. See your pcp or a dermatologist! ...Read more

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Can compound w remove a tattoo?

Can compound w remove a tattoo?

OH my gosh!!: Please don't do that. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How exactly should I apply compound with wart remover pads?

How exactly should I apply compound with wart remover pads?

Salicylic Acid Pad: Removing a wart with an over-the-counter salicylic acid adhesive pad may be performed by cleaning the area, applying the acid adhesive pad, and subsequently removing the dead skin with an emery board. Depending upon the location, it may take several weeks and up to a year to remove a wart. ...Read more

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Can compound w freeze be used on skin tags?

Can compound w freeze be used on skin tags?

Be careful: While it may treat lesion, it's more likely to cause unfavorable scarring or color changes in skin than having them quickly and safely removed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Beware: I would strongly encouraged you to avoid over the counter wart removers, whether it be salicylic acid based or cold based when addressing genital warts. That area is quite sensitive and is best addressed by your primary care doctor or dermatologists. Remember you can do more harm than good trying to treat these at home. ...Read more

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Does the wart acid sold OTC really work in removing skin tags?

Does the wart acid sold OTC really work in removing skin tags?

Yes: Salicylic acid impregnated pads can be used on skin tags. Place the pad over the skin tag for 24 hours and remove and wash. Over 1-2 weeks you should spontaneously remove the tag without pain. Do not use salicylic acid on open wounds/inflamation. Be careful of using the patches on the face or groin. ...Read more

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Are the 40% salicylic acid wart remover pads safe to use on a 3 year old?

Are the 40% salicylic acid wart remover pads safe to use on a 3 year old?

Sorta.: Side effects are that it is going to burn off the wart. Local irritation and some pain are sorta guaranteed. Other options of surgical removal or doctor done freezing and removal are not going to be less traumatic. Waiting and seeing if they go away are one option. Running ALDARA (imiquimod) by the pediatrician is the most expensive and least traumatic method to treat warts BUT it is NOT FDA approved for it ...Read more

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Seborrheic keratoses: can I freeze it off myself with a wart remover freeze?

Seborrheic keratoses:  can I freeze it off myself with a wart remover freeze?

Seborrheic Keratosis: Freezing with liquid nitrogen (cryosurgery). Cryosurgery can be an effective way to remove seborrheic keratoses. However, it may not work on large, thick growths, and it may lighten the treated skin (hypopigmentation). Cryosurgery is more effective at the doctors office because it is much colder, -320 vrs -55 from otc products. ...Read more

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Can molluscum be treated with OTC wart freezing products?

Can molluscum be treated with OTC wart freezing products?

Yes: Yes, but please note that warts are viruses and may not respond to physical means of removal (such as freezing or surgery). ...Read more

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Which OTC wart removal products really work well?

Which OTC wart removal products really work well?

Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more

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Hydrogen peroxide on wound from getting plantar wart removed, is this good?

Hydrogen peroxide on wound from getting plantar wart removed, is this good?

I say its fine: But some don't like it as they feel it can cause bacteria to go in deeper during that bubbling effect..bottom line is your doc shoud of given you post op instructions. ...Read more

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Is salicylic acid effective prescription for removing plantar warts?

Is salicylic acid effective prescription for removing plantar warts?

One of many: Ways of treating plantar wart. Discuss with your doctor could freeze it cryotherapy or use a laser but sal acid works on some. Discuss with podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can I use wart remover for a keloid?

Can I use wart remover for a keloid?

NO.: Most wart removers cause tissue damage. In all probability, they would worsen a keloid. If you have a keloid that requires treatment, see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Don't mess around with it yourself. ...Read more

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