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How To Make Cauterized Warts Heal Faster
I cauterized genital warts I had. After surgery I mistakenly removed scab. How long for sites cauterised to heal. They don't hurt but oozes sometimes?
See your DR.: No harm from picking off scab. Healing time depends on type of treatment. ...Read more
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!
How do I care for my cauterized finger due to warts. Should I just let it without gauze or should I put gauze on it. How many days?
Tissue damage: Blasting warts with chemicals, lasers or freeze-therapy can damage the surrounding skin. It's best to protect the area until it heals. I would try a very large bandaid or some sort of gauze/tape dressing if it's sore and looking like it needs to heal (blister or ulcer?). Try to keep the area clean as well. ...Read more
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
My girlfriend was positive w/ hvp & had genital warts, had them cauterized so we had clearance by her dr. To be intimate again but now I see a growth?
See a doctor: See a doctor and get diagnosed. Do not wait. ...Read more
Yes: But it may take 2-3 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had my genital warts cauterized on the 10th of October 2017. My wounds are not healing and it's very painful when I urinate.
See your Dr: I would recommend that you see your Dr again to recheck your wounds. They should have healed after 14 days. If you are having pain when you urinate you should be evaluated for a possible urinary tract or other infection. This is not normal after cauterizing a genital wart and may be unrelated to the procedure. It really should be evaluated with a urinalysis and/or culture. ...Read more
I have HPV, and this one tiny wart keeps coming back every once in awhile. Is there any OTC ointments I can use to help heal it faster?
Nothing good: If you want to be rid obit. Best to have doctor burn it off the other remedies not so good ...Read more
My Dr said I have genital warts. She cut it off and said it would heal fast. Three days later it's bleeding, hurts, swollen, and a big white bump came?
My son has warts that are growing very fast. He is 29 months. They on his is arm pit and spreading all over the body. Where do I treat this?
Dermatology or: His Primary Care doc may have experience treating these. ...Read more
Verruca vulgaris: Dr. Scholl's freeze away treatment. Often come back even with dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Seen froze off wart and skin became white. Today it came off and is just flesh. Is the wary gone, should I let it heal, or keep treating?
Wart: If the wart has come off, then I would give the skin some time to heal ...Read more
What could cause fluid on face as well as odd wart like growth. One on each side, inside cheeks? The outside of cheeks are now ulcerating, won't heal?!
Have to: You need a biopsy. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Highly vary...: Its pace of growth highly varies from (-) to zero to fast to reflect individual defense mechanism against hpv. So, it's hard to predict and just watch and work with doctor. Note: a recurrence rate of some 50% over time after rx is expected, and many hpv-infected persons are just its carriers with no symptoms or signs of hpv. ...Read more
Yes: The fastest way would be surgical removal. ...Read more
I have a wart on my face-how do I cure? Will it leave a big crater on my face? If so, how do I heal that?
WART ON FACE?:
WARTS ARE GROWTHS.
WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING IT, THERE IS NO WAY WE CAN TELL.
PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Is their still a wart if no pieces if wart are there but site keeps devoloping hard clear "film" when letting it heal? Should I continue treatments?
There really isn't: Any such thing as a "film". I likely means your wart is still present so continue treatments. If not really improving see derm to determine if you need other treatments. ...Read more
Cannot afford aldara (imiquimod) (or generic) in the slightest bit; pharmacy said $200+/treatment. Warts are spreading fast. Is there an alternative?
Salicylic acid: Some less expensive options are podophyllin, salicyclic acid (compound w, duofilm), canthacur. ...Read more
WART ON FACE:
FILIFORM WARTS ARE TINY WARTS.
HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE?
YOU CANNOT "CURE" IT YOURSELF.
A DERMATOLOGIST CAN CUT IT OFF AFTER ANESTHETIZING IT, OR IT COULD BE FROZEN OFF WITH LIQUID NITROGEN.
BEST WISHES. ...Read more
Home remedy: 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
Wart treatment: 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