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How Can You Get Rid Of A Wart When Your Diabetic
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wart: I would suggest you see a dermatologist as it can be simply removed but what is more important is that you do not want to scar ...Read more
Many options...: 65% of warts resolve on their own within 2yrs without treatment. If you like, you can try home remedies such duct tape, rubbing raw garlic over then cover, tea-tree oil application etc...Have been reported with success. Otc med such as compound -w etc...If severe or persistent, consult your doc as there many treatment options..Topicals vs freezing/electrodesication etc...Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe wart?: The question is, who asked you to make the diagnosis? You've already determined that a bump on your finger is a wart, but there are hundreds of reasons for bumps on the fingers. If you have not seen a dermatologist take a look at this and make a diagnosis and treat it appropriately, as indicated, you should definitely see a dermatologist now. ...Read more
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
How long does it take for compound w to get rid of a wart? What will the appearance of the wart be in the process?
Varied...: Over the counter remedies (like compound w) are used for the treatment of simple warts. The wart may have an initial reddened exterior as you treat it; and should eventually simply fall off. If you'd rather you can take an uncoated 325mg Aspirin and use a little water to make a paste and apply it topically to the wart(the same as compound w). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use OTC meds: There are many over the counter meds available. Go to the pharmacy and pick one. ...Read more
Wart removal med: There are many over the counter preparations available for wart removal, these typically contain the active ingredient salicylic acid. Most importantly be sure it is a wart, second read the directions on the packaging and use the topical medication as directed, only on the wart. If this does not work they can be "frozen" or "burned" by a physician. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you get rid of a wart using duck tape? I have one on my toe and starting to really hurt and bother me.
Occlusive therapy: Duct tape or the sticky part of a band aid (not the white part) can be used to 'smother' the wart and thereby get the immune system to recognize there is a problem there...an infection! Warts get away with their dirty work because the immune system 'doesn't know' there's a problem. The tape therapy makes the body wake up and go kill the viruses. Usually it has to be done for a week or more. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a wart on your finger? I need to get rid of this before it spreads, do at home treatments really work and which is the best?
See below: There are many over the counter medications. Try the one that freezes the wart. ...Read more
Many ways: There are many medications that you can buy at the drug store. ...Read more
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