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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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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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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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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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My son has viral warts on his anus. Could it have been caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

My son has viral warts on his anus. Could it have been caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

No: Anal warts are a different strain or the wart virus. It comes from the same group as genital warts. The germ can be passed during delivery from an asymptomatic mother and not show up for a couple years. They can also be transmitted by sexual contact. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has viral warts on his anus. could it be caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

What do you suggest if my son has viral warts on his anus. could it be caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

Unlikely the issue: Wart strains tend to be specific for certain tissues they infect. Anal warts represent 2 strains of HPV that inhabit the genitals.They are not the warts of the foot or skin in general. Anal warts suggest sexual transmission.Anal skin tags can have a similar appearance to warts. ...Read more

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How long will it take for oral HPV wart to go away?

How long will it take for oral HPV wart to go away?

Depends: warts are strange things. they can be there for months or years, then one day disappear. they can grow and multiply. you would have to be seen by doctor to decide on the right treatment for you. the gardasil shot is known to improve immunity against the virus that causes warts. ...Read more

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If I use Tea Tree Oil for my warts how long will it take for it to come off?

If I use Tea Tree Oil for my warts how long will it take for it to come off?

Unknown: there are hundreds of theories and methods to remove warts. Sometimes just irritation of the wart will cause it to disappear There are no proven studies showing that tea tree oil works better than other methods but you can try ...Read more

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I think I have a wart on my finger. How long will it take for it to go away without medications?

Unpredictable: One of the reasons that there are so many people who think they know home remedies for warts is that they seem to respond to many things (or not). There is little predictability. Go get it seen by a professional. ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more