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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)

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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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