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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
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
Will aldara 5% cream get rid of genital warts and how long does it generally take? Or would it be more effective to have a dr. Freeze them off?
My daughter is struggling to get rid of her wart. We have tried the freezing method at the doctor's office, duct tape, compound w. Any other options?
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
I have a wart or corn on my pinky toe. Its sore and it hurts towalk. I have used compound w. I have no money for doctor.Is there any other way to get rid of it?
Warts and corns : Are treated differently. Compound w may help if it is a wart but not if a corn. Corna are caused by excessive pressure or friction. If this can be eliminated then corn will resolve. Wart is a virus that must be destroyed. Occasionally warts can spontaneously resolve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please advise what is the fastest and cheapest way to get rid of warts without going to the doctor? How long would have to till they go away?
Warts: You can purchase salicylic acid on pads or solutions (but it is a lower concentration then dermatologist has). Silver nitrate can be bought in caustic pencil form. In college i used cloth medical tape (not the hypoallergenic kind) and it did work - however, there is no medical research to back this. ...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
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