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Is cauterization of genital warts effective? And how many percent sure?

Is cauterization of genital warts effective? And how many percent sure?

Yes: Cauterization of a wart is quite effective at destroying that tissue. If the entire wart is treated, it will be gone. However, normal tissue around the wart can be infected with the wart virus and can eventually develop more warts. There are better treatment for warts than cautery. ...Read more

Cauterization (Definition)

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin ...Read more


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For how long is the recover process of getting a plantars wart surgically removed?

For how long is the recover process of getting a plantars wart surgically removed?

Depends: It depends where on the bottom of the foot it is and how deep it is.
Generally about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a facial and diamond peel before warts removal via cautery? How long does it take to heal?

Is it safe to have a facial and diamond peel before warts removal via cautery? How long does it take to heal?

Not safe if same loc: A diamond peel may increase the risk of spreading the warts, if the are in the same area. If different locations, the it does not matter. ...Read more

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After genital warts are removed, how long is one contagious for?

After genital warts are removed, how long is one contagious for?

Well: The problem with warts is that they are viral and contagious. Now you need to have excellent hygiene and be sure they are all gone and none remaining and none remaining and you stay very clean and then will see. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have my wart under my eyebag cauterized while im 5mos. Pregnant? How long will it heal after cauterized coz im working. Pls advise!

Is it safe to have my wart under my eyebag cauterized while im 5mos. Pregnant? How long will it heal after cauterized coz im working. Pls advise!

Certainly: I'm not aware of any reason you couldn't have a simple, local procedure like that with absolute safety. As for the healing time? I'm no dermatologist, but having looked at a lot of wounds in my life, give it a week, maybe a little more. Any other opinions welcome! ...Read more

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How long does chemical burn from nail polish on skin take to heal? (I was stupid to put on warts) Its been already 1month, its better but severe

How long does chemical burn from nail polish on skin take to heal? (I was stupid to put on warts) Its been already 1month, its better but severe

Burn: Can you send a photo? Should not have burned or have pain after weeks. Is area red? Could have infection brewing. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

2-4 weeks?: Topical acid rx for warts takes time, patience and care. Please follow the instruction of its application to avoid irritation to surrounding normal skin. It may take 2-4 weeks or longer depending how often and how long the agent is used and stayed on. Of note, all rx of wart carry a recurrence rate as high as 50%, and many men are hpv carriers with no symptom.

Detail? Ask doctor timely.

Best... ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to heal up and look normal after treatment of genital warts?

Please tell me how long it takes for to heal up and look normal after treatment of genital warts?

Depends: There are several different treatments available.

Freezing typically takes 7-10 days to heal
acid-type treatments takes 7-10 days as well.

Topical creams, like aldara, (imiquimod) have to be used for longer periods (weeks or months) and can result in irrititation. ...Read more

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I just put apple cider vinegar on my painful plantar wart, how long will it take too heal?

I just put apple cider vinegar on my painful plantar wart, how long will it take too heal?

Apple cider vinegar: 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 more

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How to remove a deep wart on your finger without buying a kit or getting it removed (doctor)? How long will it take to go away on it's own if needed?

How to remove a deep wart on your finger without buying a kit or getting it removed (doctor)? How long will it take to go away on it's own if needed?

Wart: Warts on the extremity stay in the skin layer, so there is no ' deep ' wart. There are different sizes, certainly, that seem like one is deeper than another. If it is large, see a doctor for assistance. These are caused by a virus and when large usually do not regress on their own. So, your best course of action is see a physician for the proper assistance. ...Read more

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What's the definitive way to determine if my warts have been removed forever?

What's the definitive way to determine if my warts have been removed forever?

Cause of warts: Hpv - human papillomavirus causes warts. It is a dna virus that once in the skin, it is there forever.

That being said, they are never removed forever and can come back at any time. ...Read more

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How long does scarring last when warts are burned off?

How long does scarring last when warts are burned off?

Depends: It depends on how they where burned off, how deep they where, where on the body they where removed from
some scarring can be permanent. ...Read more

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