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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...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 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?

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

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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

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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.

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

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There any good, fast, painless wart removers out there?

There any good, fast, painless wart removers out there?

Salicylic Acid: Removing a wart with an over-the-counter salicylic acid liquid may be performed by cleaning the area, applying the acid, and removing the dead skin with an emery board. Depending upon the location, it may take up to a year to remove a wart. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of ugly warts naturally, fast?

What is the best way to get rid of ugly warts naturally, fast?

Many ways: Although there is no fast way other than surgery, there are many treatments for warts that can be purchased at the drug store. ...Read more

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What medicine is best for warts? I'm trying to get rid of these warts fast.

Wart removal: Salicylic acid is the OTC treatment for warts. I like to apply and cover with Saran wrap over night. Use and emery board to file off dead skin in the morning. Repeat for 1 week. If this doesn't work see a dermatologist for removal. ...Read more

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What wart medication over-the-counter would you recommend for fast results?

What wart medication over-the-counter would you recommend for fast results?

Verruca vulgaris: Dr. Scholl's freeze away treatment. Often come back even with dermatologist. ...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 fast do genital warts grow?

How fast do genital warts grow?

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

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Does fluorouracil 5% cream work fast on warts?

Does fluorouracil 5% cream work fast on warts?

Not necessarily: 5 Fluorouracil is an excepted treatment for warts but not necessarily any faster than some other treatments. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How can I get rid of genital warts fast?

How can I get rid of genital warts fast?

Genital Wart: Hi, you need to see a doctor, s/he might give you a cream that you apply on the wart or they treat it in the office themselves by applying medication or freezing it or removing it surgically. ...Read more

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How to heal a hypertrophic scar that was burned with wart remover?

How to heal a hypertrophic scar that was burned with wart remover?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could I get rid of a common wart fast?

Can you tell me how could I get rid of a common wart fast?

See a dermatologist: The fastest way is to use anesthetic in it, the use an electrodissicator spark in it, then scrape it off, then apply ferric subsulfate solution. The scab will heal in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How can I cure a filiform wart on my face as fast as possible?

How can I cure a filiform wart on my face as fast as possible?

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

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What is the best way to get rid of arm and leg warts, fast and without pain?

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

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What works for getting rid of a warts fast, without freezing it off at the doctor's office?

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