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Removing Warts On Hands
Whats the best way to get rid of warts on hands? Should I be concernd about them spreadin elsewhere?
Doctor freezes them: Warts on the hands, or on most other parts of the body, can be frozen off by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. Usually, it takes 3 visits or so. After each freezing part of the wart dies, until finally all the remaining warty skin is gone. Painting over-the-counter wart removal acids on ones warts is a lot more work than having a doctor freeze them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wart Treatment: Warts on the feet take longer to treat because the skin is thicker. Prescription salicylic acid products can work, but take several weeks of daily application. My office uses a Pulsed Dye Laser and I have found this to be quite effective and does not create a wound and allows immediate return to all activities. It does require multiple treatments. For very stubborn warts, I use a CO2 Laser. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of recurrent warts on hands? 10 in the past 12 months. Derm keeps spraying them off but more just pop up.
Cryotreatment: In my office, instead of spraying or using those prefilled cans...I use a good old fashioned orangewood stick with a cotton tipped end. I have a liquid nitrogen tank..pour into a Styrofoam cup..and individually and deeply attack each wart. I almost never have issues making them go away using this method. ...Read more
Probably not: Of the 100+ HPV types, most tend to establish infections only in certain body areas. HPV 1, the main cause of hand warts, rarely infects the genital area. So probably there is no risk. Having said that, maybe you shouldn't push your luck. Until the wart has cleared up, it may be best to not use that hand for sexual stimulation of your partner. ...Read more
Touched penis and scrotum with hand wart before and no warts appeared. It's been months since then. Is it possible to still transmit them to their?
How can you permanently get rid of a warts on hands? Using the over-the-counter liquid for warts, i seem to get rid of them for a few years. Then they grow back in the same exact locations on my fingers. Clearly, the virus is still present in the tissues
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