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How can I quickly get rid of verrucas?

How can I quickly get rid of verrucas?

Warts: See a dermatologist. Much depends on the type, number, size, and location. ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...Read more


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I would like to get rid of verrucas, fast!?

I would like to get rid of verrucas, fast!?

Abrade them: Verruca are viruses that lodge in your skin. There is no good antiviral that works, so the safest way is to irritate the verruca so your bodies immune system kicks in to fight them. That's why duct tape works. Topicals also burn the verruca but you need to continue until the microscopic cells are also killed. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people get rid of verrucas quickly and pain free?

Can someone tell me how people get rid of verrucas quickly and pain free?

See below: You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.webmd.boots.com/foot-care/verrucas-symptoms-treatment-prevention ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a verruca?

What is the best way to get rid of a verruca?

Liquid Nitrogen: Liquid nitrogen is commonly used in a doctor's office to get rid of warts. There are other types of treatments, but in my experience, cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen is one of the best treatment. Please, keep in mind that the virus (hpv) which causes warts, is something you can not get rid of. Warts can return in an unpredictable frequency. If large in size, surgery maybe the only option. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of a verruca was?

Surgical removal: Surgical removal is the fastest way although not always the most successful. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of a verruca without scarring?

How could i get rid of a verruca without scarring?

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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How to get rid of a verruca on the bottom of my foot?

How to get rid of a verruca on the bottom of my foot?

Dermatologist: Tough problem. Often hard to treat. Often resistant to treatment. Often hard to find a doctor who is experienced or wants to treat these lesions. See a dermatologist & discuss thoroughly. They can be injected, frozen, curretted, burned, lasered {& incantations can be said (?)}. Get a second or third opinion if necessary. Often they just go away on their own. Foot & shoe hygiene is important. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of a verruca (plantar wart) in a week?

Is it possible to get rid of a verruca (plantar wart) in a week?

Possible: If your immune system is strong enough and you inhibit the environment of the virus, then yes it is possible. ...Read more

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