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I have skin tags in both armpits. What's a quick safe way to remove them myself at home? Would wart freeze away work? Thanks!

I have skin tags in both armpits. What's a quick safe way to remove them myself at home? Would wart freeze away work? Thanks!

Wart freeze: Wart freeze would work. Also can be shaved or cut using sharp scissors after numbing with ice cubes. Tying them with a thread if they are big enough is another option. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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What home remedies treat facial warts?

What home remedies treat facial warts?

See below: You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Do warts turn white when you freeze them?

Do warts turn white when you freeze them?

FREEZING WARTS: INITIALLY, THE WARTS WILL TURN WHITE AFTER THE FREEZING. A FEW MINUTES LATER, THEY WILL RETURN TO THEIR NORMAL COLOR OR THEY MAY BECOME REDDER DEPENDING HOW LONG THEY HAD BEEN FROZEN! NOT TO WORRY. . . ...Read more

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What is a method at home i can do for warts?

What is a method at home i can do for warts?

Wart Treatments: Several wart treatments exist that are available without a prescription. 1. Salicylic acid. This is most effective against plantar warts (warts on the soles of the feet). One should use the strongest (highest %) of salicylic acid possible. 2. Cryosurgery. There are now home treatment freezing units and should be used with extreme care. 3. Duct tape. No better than placebo, but works for 20% ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure planters warts at home?

Yes: There are a number of topical over the counter products that can be purchased at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Does dr. Scholl's freeze away work for facial warts?

Not well: I do not recommend self treatment for this. The diagnosis of verrucae should be made by your dermatologist as not everything that looks like a wart is in fact a wart. The possibility of pigmentary alteration or scarring from self-treatment of the face is possible. ...Read more

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Can flat warts feel slightly rough to the touch? Are there home remedies for removal?

Yes: Flat warts are usually flesh colored and slightly raised and tend to occur in lines and patterns from scratching. They are treated with a variety of different techniques including freezing with cryotherapy, electrocautery, or creams such as retin a (tretinoin) or aldara. See a physician to make sure that this is the issue and to discuss the best option for treatment in your case. ...Read more

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How to cure common warts at home?

How to cure common warts at home?

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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How do pediatricians freeze off warts?

Depends on situation: In my office I use an applicator shaped like a oversized pen.It contains a cartridge of NO2 that comes out of the nozzle at -170 degrees F. The wart is frozen several times and pared down with special tools. Some patients elect to have a local anesthetic. ...Read more

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If you freeze your warts are they still contagious?

If you freeze your warts are they still contagious?

Possibly...: The skin containing the wart virus is killed and shed eventually. I, personally would consider them to be contagious until they are gone! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good what are good home remediesto remove plantars warts?

Could you tell me what are good what are good home remediesto remove plantars warts?

Many treatments: Whatever you chose, have patience. Duct tape is a home remedy. You can purchase sal acid in the store without an rx. ...Read more

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Used Dr. scholl's freeze off on three warts. Turned dark red and kinda blackish (especially area around it). Is the product working?

FREEZING WARTS OFF: Do not know for at least ten to fourteen days. Be patient. I, myself, have rarely seen it work. Dermatologists freeze them off with a much more powerful liquid nitrogen! ...Read more

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How can you remove a wart at home?

How can you remove a wart at home?

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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What's the best home treatment for warts?

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