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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Removing Warts

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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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Is Vicks vaporub a home remedy for warts?

Is Vicks vaporub a home remedy for warts?

Vicks: Vicks is a popular remedy for many problems including toenail fungus- it has been shown in studies to have mild antifungal properties, but it is mostly ineffective for toenails. There are no studies that show it is effective against the verucca virus. However, any product has a slight chance of working as a placebo effect. ...Read more

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Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Please see your Dr.: There aren't any satisfactory home treatments for genital warts. Don't have unprotected sex to avoid spreading them. First application of Podophyllin or Trchloracetic acid must be applied by Dr. Larger warts may require surgery by freezing, laser, electrocautery or even surgical excision. You can not do this on your own. Your Dr. must treat you in confidence & not inform parents unless you agree ...Read more

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What's the best home treatment for warts?

What's the best home treatment for warts?

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

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What is the best home remedy for warts on your feet?

What is the best home remedy for warts on your feet?

Acid and scraping: A 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 is the best home remedy to remove planter warts?

Plantar warts: Salicylic acid is effective in treating plantar warts. A recent study shows that the response rate is 40%, similar to freezing (cryosurgery). ...Read more

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Any home remedy recommendation for warts in the face and neck?

Any home remedy recommendation �� for warts in the face and neck?

No: There are no home-made remedies for warts, but there are always some folk tales out there about what might work. The otc wart-removing acids do work on small warts on the face and neck, but one has to be very careful and have a steady hand, so not to get acid on the good skin and cause irritation and discoloration. So, it may be best to have a dermatologist or primary doctor treat the warts. ...Read more

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What is a good home treatment for plantar warts?

What is a good home treatment for plantar warts?

Warts...: Plantar warts are very frustrating to treat. Methods that worked in the past may not work for you in the present. Fortunately, there are many other treatments to try. There are a few different topical chemicals, different freezing techniques, etc. Just keep trying. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for genital warts on stomach?

What is the best home remedy for genital warts on stomach?

Try: Any over the counter treatments first , then if needed see your doctor. Genital wars will not grow on abdomen ( stomach ). ...Read more

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What is natural treatment for warts at home with out side effects and spreading?

Duct tape: A frequently successful treatment is to put duct tape on the wart and leave it there for several weeks. Sounds weird but there is a fairly high success rate with this technique. ...Read more