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How do u get rid of 2 large warts that r on the wrist without having the layered because the cost is to much?

How do u get rid of 2 large warts that r on the wrist without having the layered because the cost is to much?

Warts : First you need to be sure they are warts and not something else. A biopsy will tell. Warts are caused by a virus.. The immune system in people who have warts does not recognize the wart as abnormal and does not destroy it. It is possible through suggestion to direct your immune system to destroy the warts. Otherwise have your doctor burn them off. ...Read more

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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 do I find a good dr. expert on using CO2 laser to remove large wart in my area? How do I check his credentials?

How do I find a good dr. expert on using CO2 laser to remove large wart in my area? How do I check his credentials?

See a dermatologist: .Are your sure it is a wart? Why the fascination about CO2 laser? Why do you consider this the best treatment for a wart? I don't. ...Read more

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Will surgery to remove a large wart at the top of my hand (just below the knuckle) cause permanent scaring?

Will surgery to remove a large wart at the top of my hand (just below the knuckle) cause permanent scaring?

Yes, but it depends: Any surgical procedure in which skin in incised will leave a scar. However, if it is done skillfully the scar may be imperceptible. As I mentioned earlier, unless it is of cosmetic concern, you may wish to leave it alone as most warts heal by themselves. ...Read more

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7 year old son has large wart on left hand I have tried using over-the-counter bandages and liquids.Have been leary about using the over counter "freeze off".Is this wise to do?

7 year old son has large wart on left hand I have tried using over-the-counter bandages and liquids.Have been leary about using the over counter "freeze off".Is this wise to do?

For : For a large wart, typically the otc remedies will have a hard time getting to the "root" of the wart. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for liquid nitrogen treatment. Over a series of visits, this is often successful. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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How can you remove a large facial wart with home remedys?

How can you remove a large facial wart with home remedys?

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 more

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My 7 year old daughter as 3 large planters warts on the bottom of her foot. she'd had them for several months and they seem to be getting larger and more painful. I know they are supposed to go away on their own but do you suggest over the counter topic

My 7 year old daughter as 3 large planters warts on the bottom of her foot.  she'd had them for several months and they seem to be getting larger and more painful.  I know they are supposed to go away on their own but do you suggest over the counter topic

Wart: Most wart disappear on their own but does take few years for this . Certain warts can be painful if they are on pressure areas of hands and feet . Ointment containing salicylic acid can be tried.Otherwise GP can try freezing them with liquid nitrogen can be tried too. ...Read more

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How large can genital warts become?

How large can genital warts become?

Large clusters: Unttreated genital warts can form clusters and masses that can be mistaken for a tumor, especially in the rectal area, where they might not be noticed. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of warts (some large, some ) that started in my left hand, and now I have them appearing on my right, what could cause that?

Have to respond...: because of your colorful description. warts are caused by a common virus (HPV) of which there are almost 200 types. most common in children/young adults and breakouts more common if handling meat/poultry/fish frequently. Dermatologist may provide options for treatment. As an immunologist, I would want to ensure that you have good immune cell function, but that may be a premature step at this point ...Read more