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Wart on right hand's thumb. Right next to the nail. May be growing underneath. Third wart in a year on my right hand. How do I get rid of them for goo?

Wart on right hand's thumb. Right next to the nail. May be growing underneath. Third wart in a year on my right hand. How do I get rid of them for goo?

See your doctor: It is unusual, a wart to grow under the nail, as it is surface infection hpv virus infection, can not reach under the nail, see your doctor to eradicate permanently, or refer you to a specialist who treats this kind of problems. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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How do you get rid of warts on a child's fingers and hand?

How do you get rid of warts on a child's fingers and hand?

Liquid nitrogen: While there are a number of treatment options for palmar warts, the most commonly used by me is liquid nitrogen application. It seems most effective as well. Acid application is another method, although, it seems less commonly use. Electrocautery may be tried. Anecdotal use of ranitidine has been described. An over-the-counter histofreeze may work for small solitary lesions. ...Read more

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I have warts on the top of my hand. Freezing them off and acid doesn't seem to do much. What should I try next to get rid of them?

I have warts on the top of my hand. Freezing them off and acid doesn't seem to do much.  What should I try next to get rid of them?

Hypnosis: Hypnosis has been used to cure warts for over 100 years. It is safe. It only requires that you make a personal commitment. You can try this before you go on to more invasive and dangerous treatments ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hand warts?

How do I get rid of hand warts?

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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Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this wart on my hand?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this wart on my hand?

Acid and scraping: An otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use). You can also try oral cimetadine (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). ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of hand warts, without going to a doctor?

What should I do to get rid of hand warts, without going to a doctor?

Duct tape: Keeping them covered with duct tape all the time for 3-4 weeks has been recommended by some. There are also some otc products like compound w. ...Read more

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Having lemon, orange, strawberries,tea& zinc to help body get rid of hand warts (tried everything else on planet acid, cryo,tape, acv). Might work?

Having lemon, orange, strawberries,tea& zinc to help body get rid of hand warts (tried everything else on planet acid, cryo,tape, acv). Might work?

No: Wart-removal acids sold over-the-counter can get rid of hand warts. One's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can freeze the warts. If a person has many warts on her hand, there are other medications that a dermatologist can try. Fruits are not going to get rid of warts... but sometimes warts do go away on their own. ...Read more

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I have a spot on the palm of my hand. At first, I thought it could be a bite/wart but it looks full of yellow puss. What is it and how can I get rid?

I have a spot on the palm of my hand. At first, I thought it could be a bite/wart but it looks full of yellow puss. What is it and how can I get rid?

Small infection: Maybe you got poked by something? Maybe with a little splinter underneath the skin? If have multiple on palms as well as other areas of skin, call doc for eval asap as it could mean systemic illness such as gonorrhea etc. If just only one, get a clean needle, clean area with rubbing alcohol and lancet/open it to allow draining of the puss. Then keep clean, dry should do it. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I have several (9) warts on only my right hand what kind of doctors office should I visit to treat them? A dermatologist? Please someone reply and tell me what kind of doctor should I visit to get rid of my warts & to find out why these warts are gr

If I have several (9) warts on only my right hand what kind of doctors office should I visit to treat them? A dermatologist? Please someone reply and tell me what kind of doctor should I visit to get rid of my warts & to find out why these warts are gr

There : There are many options for you including topical acids, cantharidin, liquid nitrogen (most common method used), candida antigen injection, bleomycin injection, and laser. Most likely it will take a few visits, but a dermatologist is typically well-trained to help. ...Read more

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How long does chemical burn from nail polish on skin take to heal? (I was stupid to put on warts) It's been already 1month, its better but severe

How long does chemical burn from nail polish on skin take to heal? (I was stupid to put on warts) It's been already 1month, its better but severe

Burn: Can you send a photo? Should not have burned or have pain after weeks. Is area red? Could have infection brewing. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Using black nail polish on wart? How long will it take for it to go away? Can I use duct tape(doc treated it, said to come back in 2 weeks if not gone)

Using black nail polish on wart? How long will it take for it to go away? Can I use duct tape(doc treated it, said to come back in 2 weeks if not gone)

2-3 weeks: Black nail polish is a home remedy that may improve the wart by suffocating the virus similar to the duct tap. Every application should last 5-7 days, if no improvement in 2-3 applications, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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After genital wart removal is there any chance that immune can clear hpv completely some say it last lifelong but some say 90% can get rid in 3 year?

After genital wart removal is there any chance that immune can clear hpv completely some say it last lifelong but some say 90% can get rid in 3 year?

Here are some...: The quoted statements are largely correct. Besides, the odd to have recurrence after wart removal may mount to 50% over time since HPV is invisible and at times personal humoral immune ability does suffice to take control of the invading virus that takes entrance through the broken skin or mucosa-the first line of personal defense. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login... ...Read more

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How can I get rid of warts without freezing them?

How can I get rid of warts without freezing them?

Home remedy: 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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How do you use black cohosh to get rid of warts?

How do you use black cohosh to get rid of warts?

Use something else: Some people also apply black cohosh directly on the skin. This is because there was some thought that black cohosh would improve the skin’s appearance. Similarly, people used black cohosh for other skin conditions such as acne, wart removal, and even the removal of moles, but this is seldom done anymore. ...Read more

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What is best and fastest way to get rid of warts. Cryotherapy and salacidic acid is not cutting.

What is best and fastest way to get rid of warts. Cryotherapy and salacidic acid is not cutting.

See derm for treatmt: If those don't work your dermatologist may use cautery, lasers, injections... But warts are viruses so they can reappear if they want even after treatment ...Read more