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Duct Tape Cures Warts
Duct tape for warts: There is no scientific indication for the use of duct tape for warts (verruca). Occusion by duct tape cause irritation to the surrounding skin which increase inflammation and may cause resolution of the wart. If the wart does not resolve with otc medications seek professional help from dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown...: It is a treatment recommendation that has spread over the internet. As far as i know, there are no scientific studies to show any degree of effectiveness. You are basically just tearing the upper layers of the skin away as the tape is removed. There are better ways... See a podiatrist. ...Read more
Wart: I would highly recommend neither!Get a more detailed answer ›
What should i do? i have a plantars wart for like 3-4 years. it wont go away. ive tried pads, duct tape, and even personally extracting it. what else?
DRS. APPT.: It's time to see a podiatrist or a more formal treatment plan. Dr. Latva ...Read more
My plantar wart seems to be drying up and it 's less tender. Is the wart dying? Being treated with aldara/duct tape and tagamet (cimetidine).
I heard u can put duct tape on your finger to eliminate a wart. Can you please explain this to me and how long it takes?
Might not work.: You can try over the counter wart removers or duct tape, 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the signifagance behind duct tape on a wart? Derm wants me to put ?Salysalic? Acid then duct tape for 3 warts. When will I know their gone??
Used duct tape for verucca wart on foot. I didn't read to leave on till it falls off and ripped off. How should I treat now? Partially open & painful.
Can be: I have had patients use it with success. ...Read more
If possible: The more the better.Get a more detailed answer ›
My plantar wart is turning black after using duct tape and salasylic gel. Is this a normal side effct?
My deep plantar wart is gone! 6 weeks of aldara/duct tape occlusion at night + 900 mg tagamet (cimetidine) per day (3 x 300). Thank you for all your help.
My daughter is struggling to get rid of her wart. We have tried the freezing method at the doctor's office, duct tape, compound w. Any other options?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer