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Surgical removal of mosaic wart on finger?

Surgical removal of mosaic wart on finger?

Yes: You can have this treated but there is still a 25 percent chance it will reoccur. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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How painful is the removal of warts?

How painful is the removal of warts?

Depends: Depends on the location, size and technique used to remove them. ...Read more

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Can tag away help for the removal of warts?

Can tag away help for the removal of warts?

See below: Consult this site for home remedies for warts"
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies ...Read more

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Can you suggest a good means of removal of warts?

Can you suggest a good means of removal of warts?

Yes: If medical treatment fails, surgical removal by a qualified person. ...Read more

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Can flat warts feel slightly rough to the touch? Are there home remedies for removal?

Can flat warts feel slightly rough to the touch? Are there home remedies for removal?

Yes: Flat warts are usually flesh colored and slightly raised and tend to occur in lines and patterns from scratching. They are treated with a variety of different techniques including freezing with cryotherapy, electrocautery, or creams such as retin a (tretinoin) or aldara. See a physician to make sure that this is the issue and to discuss the best option for treatment in your case. ...Read more

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How successful are wart removal surgeries?

Because warts are : Viruses I typically do not recommend excision, as they can recur even after cleared with any treatment. I prefer the armamentarium of treatments we as dermatologist have to treat them, with the most stubborn warts responding to intralesional Bleomycin ...Read more

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Is there a wart removal remedy that actually works?

Is there a wart removal remedy that actually works?

There are countless: Ways of trying to get rid of warts. Everybody claims an 80% success rate with their method, which may or may not be true. Warts are universally frustrating to patient and doctor alike. There is no one best answer. ...Read more

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Which wart removal remedies actually work?

Which wart removal remedies actually work?

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 topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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Which OTC wart removal products really work well?

Which OTC wart removal products really work well?

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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How painful is laser wart removal?

How painful is laser wart removal?

Painful: Laser treatment of warts is through its high energy and burning mechanism. It also targets the blood vessels that feed the wart, thought to contribute to its efficacy. Your doctor may sometimes inject anesthetic into the area before the treatment to reduce the pain. ...Read more

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Could I have a successful wart removal surgery?

Could I have a successful wart removal surgery?

Yes: Most wart removals are successful. Occasionally they will recur. ...Read more

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What to expect for removal of wart on bottom of toe?

What to expect for removal of wart on bottom of toe?

Depends: It depends on how they are removed.
If surgical then the toe will be sore for a couple of days and the area will heal in from the base so there will be a small whole where the wart was removed. ...Read more

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How do you preform genital wart removal?

Genital Warts: I use an acid, tca, with treatments every two weeks until they are gone, which usually takes 2-6 treatments depending on size, etc. ...Read more

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How long it will take after my wart removal?

How long it will take after my wart removal?

Procedure is brief: Will not take that much time, any method of removal is an ambulatory procedure, will heal in a wk or little more time. ...Read more

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Why when compound w war removal is added to the wart it tears it up?

Why when compound w war removal is added to the wart it tears it up?

It is 17% salicylic : Acid. It loosens the bonds (glue) between skin cells infected by wart virus. ...Read more

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Are there certain parts of the body where you should not attempt wart removal by freezing?

Are there certain parts of the body where you should not attempt wart removal by freezing?

Depends on method: I believe there is a risk of some nerves damage if plantar warts (those on the bottom of the foot) are frozen using the liquid nitrogen method, which is super cold. The new nitrous oxide cryoprobe uses temperatures about half as cold & seems to avoid this problem. A physician may choose to avoid some areas or take down a leason in several stages to avoid problems & get yet acceptable results. ...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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Are my white wart removal scars permanent?

Are my white wart removal scars permanent?

Posible: Any procedure will leave a scar, some times visible, or non visible microscopic scar. ...Read more

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Anal wart removal pain. How to relieve it?

Anal wart removal pain. How to relieve it?

Take pain meds given: Apply ice packs. Soak your bottom in warm water after each bm. It usually takes few days for the pain to go away. Take stool softeners as well so you don't have to strain which can make the pain worse. Goodluck! ...Read more

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Could I need crutches after a plantar wart removal?

Usually not: Unless it was a very large area operated on your foot. ...Read more

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What's a remedy for anal wart removal?

Probably best...: To see a dermatologist for this one. Freezing techniques are effective, but surgical excision may be better for you — you will need an evaluation before a recommendation can be made. ...Read more

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Can bleomycin be used for plantar wart removal?

Yes: Bleomycin is an anti-cancer drug. Very small amounts of the drug can also be used in the treatment of plantar warts. After debriding the area, bleomycin is injected directly into the wart. Sometimes the area will first be numbed by an anesthetic, since this procedure can be painful. Several injections are typically required until the wart is removed. ...Read more

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Can surgical removal of warts be done at my primary doctors?

Can surgical removal of warts be done at my primary doctors?

Yes: Yes it is office procedure, some primary doctors will do, or refer to one who does. ...Read more

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Should I still have pain from laser wart removal 2 days later?

Depends: It would not be uncommon, but it may depend on the exact location, size and depth. ...Read more

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Does laser wart removal offer an advantage over other kinds of procedures?

Does laser wart removal offer an advantage over other kinds of procedures?

No: Warts of viral infections. To destroy the wart, you must destroy/remove layers of your skin which contain the virus. However, it will try to regrow as you treat, so the key is to be persistent with your treatment, be it laser, liquid nitrogen, cantharin, or candida antigen application by your doctor (sometimes every other week), or self treatments with otc salicylic acids. ...Read more

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Please answer! What kinda surgery is performed for removal of inside anal warts?

Please answer! What kinda surgery is performed for removal of inside anal warts?

Anal surgery: Anal warts are common — caused by hpv virus which many people have. They are not dangerous, but are contagious and should be removed.
If only a few are present inside the anus, a doctor can burn or freeze them in the office with only a scope and local anesthesia. However, if many are present, a trip to operating room is needed. Eventually, all will be destroyed and you'll be ok.
Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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What are removal techniques for warts/verucas (I don't know what it is) on the upper sole oft foot?

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 topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...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?

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