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How to get rid of warts on my fingers?

How to get rid of warts on my fingers?

Aspirin duct tape: Wet Aspirin made into paste covered by duct tape changed every few days will slowly decrease the warts. A very good prescription treatmentvis 5 fu cream which slowly will peel away the warts without the discomfort of freezing or burning.I find it far superior to alder which is very irritating. ...Read more

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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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How can I get rid of warts on my fingers?

How  can I get rid of warts on my fingers?

Not a podiatry ?: Talk to your family doctor or look on the shelf at the pharmacy for wart medications. ...Read more

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How do I painlessly get rid of a wart on my finger?

How do I painlessly get rid of a wart on my finger?

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

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What is the best method to get rid of warts on your fingers and toes?

What is the best method to get rid of warts on your fingers and toes?

Trans-ver-sal patch: Their is various otc treatments for warts available but one of my favorites which is very effective are trans-ver-sal patches which comes in various sizes depending on the size of the wart. The are considered an over the counter product but it is usually behind the pharmacy counter so must be asked for by name. Just apply as indicated on the package. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of warts on a child's fingers and hand?

How do you get rid of warts on a child's fingers and hand?

Liquid nitrogen: While there are a number of treatment options for palmar warts, the most commonly used by me is liquid nitrogen application. It seems most effective as well. Acid application is another method, although, it seems less commonly use. Electrocautery may be tried. Anecdotal use of ranitidine has been described. An over-the-counter histofreeze may work for small solitary lesions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of finger warts and what is the cause?

How to get rid of finger warts and what is the cause?

Wart viruses: Warts are caused by a range of viruses, with each type of virus favoring a certain area for infection. For ex., warts on the fingers like to grow there, rather than say warts that grow in the genital tract. There are ablative therapies u can do at home or with a dermatologist's help (freezing, salicylic acid). I like occlusive therapy: elastic part of bandaid (not white part) covers wart til gone. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of stubborn warts on the tip of my finger?

Acid and scraping: 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 (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more

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I have flat warts on my face, fingers, wrist, and ankle. how do I get rid of them?

Dermatologist: There are several treatment options for warts. It is first important to be certain they are actually warts. There are many skin conditions that look similar to warts. I recommend you see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more