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How To Get Warts Off
Scientific Rx: Start with benzoyl peroxide; if this isn't enough visit your physician, first line is topical retinoic derivatives &/or a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If still not sufficient, the right systemic antibiotic for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. Dermatologist visit if still not clear. Good luck. All acne is manageable today. ...Read more
Need Dr's help: Can't do on own, as patches only in fixed sizes and cannot cut them w/o loss of med. Talk to your prescriber about your concerns and desires and he/she can work with you to taper the dose at a rate that you can tolerate, while potentially replacing with non-narcotic med(s) if still having pain. ...Read more
Forgive my frankness: This isn't going to happen. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that will eventually remit on its own. Until then, you're going to have to manage it. Topical benzoyl peroxide is your best friend. Use it as tolerated, and if you are not clear in two weeks, or it's on your trunk, get with your personal physician. If you are offered isotretinoin, consider accepting -- it's not for the faint-hearted. ...Read more
Warts without doctor: Warts are caused by a virus. The reason that everyone doesn't have warts is that their immune system recognizes the warts as abnormal and destroys them. The immune system in people who have warts does not recognize the wart as abnormal and does not destroy it. It is possible through hypnosis or suggestion to direct your immune system to destroy the warts. This has been proven experimentally and. ...Read more
Sexually.: Transmission of syphilis occurs via direct contact with an infected lesion during sex. Syphilis can also be spread by kissing or touching a person who has active lesions on the lips, mouth, breasts, or genitals. It is treated with antibiotics, specifically benzathine penicillin g as an injection. Penicillin-allergic patients can use doxycycline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: You may ask pharmacy if there is topical antiwart agents available for self -directed use; if yes, make sure to strictly follow the instructions. The available ones are: Imiquimod (Aldara), and podofilox (Condylox), podophyllin (Podofin). But, based what I know, they are advised to be apply by Doc or under close observation. Please be cooperative with Doc and responsible for yourself. Best wishes ...Read more
5fu, (fluorouracil)candida: For non genital warts topical 5th cream can be very effective in removing warts. Another option for resistant warts is pulse dye laser which damages the blood vessels at the base of the warts. Another option is the injection of candida or yeast extract into the warts to cause an allergic reaction. For genital warts, interferon can e injected three times a week for three weeks to boost immunity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go see your doctor.: There are medications or surgical procedures done at the office that can help remove them. •Take the necessary precautions to prevent trauma to the area, which can result in bleeding. •Be careful to prevent transmission to a sexual partner. •Because the warts themselves are infectious, avoid touching them. Do not pick or squeeze the warts. ...Read more
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
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