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How can remove a wart?

How can remove a wart?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...Read more


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Can I get a prescription to remove of plantar warts?

Can I get a prescription to remove of plantar warts?

Yes: Prescription for antiviral creams may be helpful however, can take many months. Having the warts trimmed may help lessen the thickness and allow the medication to penetrate better. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remove a keloid with dr scholls freeze wart removal?

Is it possible to remove a keloid with dr scholls freeze wart removal?

Not unless you want: An even bigger and nastier keloid! keloids are aggressive overgrowths of scar tissue, usually caused by an exaggerated inflammatory response in certain genetic makeups. Using something as irritating as wart remover will only serve to create an even bigger keloid. Do not do this! ...Read more

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How can you surgically remove a wart?

How can you surgically remove a wart?

See below: An injection of anesthetic is placed around the wart & then using a scalpel a cut is made surrounding the wart. The entire wart is remove and the base is cauterized and the bandaged. ...Read more

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How can you remove scar from wart removal?

How can you remove scar from wart removal?

Tincture of time: In most instances time is one of your best friends. Of course. Full thickness injury may require more urgent treatment to minimize scarring. Silicone gel sheeting and pressure dressings are time tested methods to minimize scar formation. Avoid sun and tobacco use. Excision or surgical scar revision may be required but rarely necessary. ...Read more

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How to remove wart without making a surgery?

How to remove wart without making a surgery?

Many things...: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. 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 ). Laser treatments, excisional surgery, etc., etc. ...Read more

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How to remove warts?

Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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How to remove warts?

Salicylic acid: If the wart is small and not on face, i generally recommend doing the following every other day for 2 wks: soaking wart with warm water, gently thin out the wart with an emory board, apply liquid 17% salicylic acid, cover with 40% salicylic acid tape, then apply duct tape (or surgical tape) over it to occlude. The wart will soften and peel off. Some require liquid nitrogen or laser treatments. ...Read more

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How can you remove a wart at home?

How can you remove a wart at home?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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How to shave off a verruca?

How to shave off a verruca?

Don't shave warts.: Plantar warts on the feet can be pared with a bent razor blade to make them more comfortable to walk on. Shaving or paring warts in not a cure. See a dermatologist to treat your warts if you want them cured. ...Read more

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How do you treat a plantar wart on the genitals?

How do you treat a plantar wart on the genitals?

Lots of options: There are many options including liquid nitrogen, as well as prescription medications to treat genital warts. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How does a doctor remove a wart?

Many Ways: Physicians may treat may treat warts with a variety of modalities depending upon the location, duration, and underlying medical condition of the patient. Current treatments include excision, liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, laser surgery, curette, electrodesiccation, and chemotherapy. ...Read more

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How to remove an irritating wart?

How to remove an irritating wart?

If it's a wart...: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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How can you treat a plantar wart?

How can you treat a plantar wart?

Many ways: From duct tape, to taking vitamins (i.E provitamin a and zinc), topical acids (sal-acid) . There are many over the counter preps at the pharmacy to try. Just be careful if you get acid to keep it only on the warty tissue. Doctors have various other ones, there are also lasers that can assist in getting rid of them. ...Read more

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Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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How to remove warts and fungi?

How to remove warts and fungi?

Two different: These are completely different problems that are treated in different ways. A lot depends on where the fungus and warts are at! please provide a location and we can give you better advice. ...Read more

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Can a doc prescribe something to remove plantar warts?

Can a doc prescribe something to remove plantar warts?

Yes : There are numerous topical s that are effective. Laser, freezing, and surgery are also options. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of skin tags, will wart remover or floss work?

How can I get rid of skin tags, will wart remover or floss work?

Probably not: Aside from all the bleeding, they'll probably come back. See an appropriate md. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more