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How to remove warts?

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

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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Could tee tree oil remove warts?

Could tee tree oil remove warts?

NO: What kind of warts? Where? How large? How many? See a dermatologist for best result. There are various treatments, including watchful waiting. ...Read more

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How can I remove warts from my fingers?

How can I remove warts from my fingers?

There are: A number of over the counter "removers" most contain salycilic acid.
Warts are caused by the Papilloma virus thus can be spread! I would strongly advise seeing a Board Certified Dermatologist who can remove your warts safely and quickly with advanced Dermatologic laser based equipment!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Will tca be as effective as surgery to remove warts?

Possibly...: Trichloracetic acid (tca) is a potent acid for topical treatment of warts. Like any modality, there are success rate ranges, it's just a matter of trying different modalities until you find one that works well for you. I generally reserve surgical intervention for the most stubborn cases, unless this is just what the patient wants. ...Read more

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How long should aldara (imiquimod) take to remove warts?

Not known: Like most other wart creams there is no definative answer to how many applications will get rid of the wart. ...Read more

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How does a acid reducer remove warts when is taken orally.

How does a acid reducer remove warts when is taken orally.

See below: It helps to eliminate excees perspirtaion and elimnate one of the problems that causes warts. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove wart, in a simple & easiest way. Thanks.

See below: Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/warts-and-plantar-warts-home-treatment

Please consult the site listed above for home treatment. Warts a viral infection, HPV, and some strains of the same virus cause cervical and throat cancer.
You are young enough that you should get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Are small warts on face and neck are dangerous? Is it good to remove warts or should we not?

If they bother you: Many things people think are "warts" are actualyl skin tags or benign growths called seborrheic keratoses and cherry angioma. If they bother you, it is not difficult to remove them at your doctor's or dermatologist's office ...Read more

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How can I remove warts?

How can I remove warts?

Many ways: The local pharmacy has many preperations on the shelf for self treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove warts easily?

None: If you wait long enough [months to years] warts will usually go away without a trace. That is the easiest treatment. If you want a faster result you will need to do something painful. There are numerous approaches because there is no single, reliable, easy therapy. The exact treatment depends on the Dr. There are OTC salicylic acid preps. Sometimes tape [any kind] helps. ...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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How can I remove warts from my chin?

How can I remove warts from my chin?

Lots of ways: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. See a dermatologist who will most likely recommend freezing. ...Read more

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Is that true that duct tape can remove warts?

Is that true that duct tape can remove warts?

Some people say so: There are many treatments for warts, which means there is not one single great treatment. ...Read more

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How do I remove warts on my lips?

How do I remove warts on my lips?

YOU don't!: See a dermatologist for this. Even some dermatologists refer face issues to a plastic surgeon, since scaring is a known risk. Please don't even think of using some over-the-counter acid wart remover on your face! ...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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Can you remove warts from the scalp without surgery?

Can you remove warts from the scalp without surgery?

A few options...: 65% of warts resolve on their own within 2yrs without treatment. If you like, you can try home remedies such duct tape (hair is a problem), rubbing raw garlic over then cover, tea-tree oil application etc...Have been reported with success. Otc med such as compound -w etc. If severe or persistent, consult your doc as there many treatment options. Topicals vs freezing/electrodesication etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good product to remove warts?

What is a good product to remove warts?

Salicylic Acid: Look for a salicylic acid product. I think the liquid ones work best. Paint onto wart nightly, EVERY night, keep beating on it over an over again. Wart will get white and mushy, its ok to pare it down. Just keep beating on it til gone.

The at home freezing thing you can get now is a waste of money. Its not as cold as liq nitrogen we use in office.

In office, we get best results with Canthacur PS ...Read more

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How can you most effectively remove warts?

How can you most effectively remove warts?

Lots of ways: There is no specific "best" way. 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 Cimetidine (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). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to remove warts naturally?

Time: There is no specific diet or natural way to remove warts. These are dermatologic expression of a virus. They may go away spontaneously or have a destructive method to remove them See your doc to remove these. ...Read more

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Please describe a good product to remove warts?

Many: You can go to the drugstore and either look on the shelf or ask your pharmacist.
It also depends on where the wart is located. ...Read more

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Are warts dangerous? Is it good to remove warts?

Are warts dangerous? Is it good to remove warts?

Below: It is dependent on the type of wart and the location of the wart.

Usually it is suggested to have warts treated. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best product to remove warts?

Help please? What is the best product to remove warts?

Wart treatment: Remedies readily available to the public for the treatment of cutaneous warts are: 1) topical salicylic acid 2) freeze applicators or 3) duct tape. Some warts will go away on their own, but can take up to 2 years to do so. Warts can also be treated effectively in a doctor's office. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

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