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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies To Get Rid Of 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 there any home remedies to get rid of genital warts?

Is there any home remedies to get rid of genital warts?

Several: There are several different otc products available for this purpose, although am not sure of the efficacy. You can ask your friendly pharmacist, or go online at google and you can have these shipped to you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of warts and what is the best remedy to get rid of them?

What are the causes of warts and what is the best remedy to get rid of them?

Acid and scraping: They are caused by a virus. 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. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment/product to get rid of plantar warts?

What is the best treatment/product to get rid of plantar warts?

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 is the most effective treatment to get rid of plantar warts?

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 is a good natural remedy to get rid of regular skin warts on a child?

What is a good natural remedy to get rid of regular skin warts on a child?

Many things: Since warts are caused by viruses, often doing nothing will eventually lead to their resolution. However, lots don't get better on their own. Surprisingly duct tape has worked in some patients but otc wart treatments can also help. ...Read more

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If you prolong getting treatment for genital warts are they harder to get rid of?

No but . . .: You might have more to get rid of if you wait. Go see your family doctor for treatment. It's really not difficult. If you don't have health insurance, search online for low cost, even free options. I've listed some possibilities on one of the webpages on my blog. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of a wart (im not sure what it is) thats on the back of my head using those home remedies?

Is it possible to get rid of a wart (im not sure what it is) thats on the back of my head using those home remedies?

Wart cure: There are several otc medications that you can use to get rid of wards. One study used freeze treatment every 2 weeks until its gone (about 8 weeks). Covering the wart with duct tape can hasten the cure. Used alone, getting rid of the wart usually takes a long time. Hope that helps. ...Read more