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Trichloroacetic Acid Warts
Under supervision: If treated by trained physician it is pretty safe. ...Read more
TCA: If you don't know how to measure and prepare TCA, you should not be handling it. ...Read more
Can Bowenoid papulosis be treated with Trichloroacetic Acid? Is it recommended to treat with acid or this type of acid?
No one: No one preferred therapy. Many available. How you are treated is a function of which Dr you are with. If initial treatment is not successful or not tolerated there are many options. ...Read more
Acid and scraping: A otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use). 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). ...Read more
See below: It helps to eliminate excees perspirtaion and elimnate one of the problems that causes warts. ...Read more
Varied: Usually 30-60%.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been treating a planter wart for over two months with acid patches. It turned white and fell off leaving a big hole. How do I tell if it's gone.
Wait till it heals.: As warts are viral, you need to wait until it heals to really know. ...Read more
See derm for treatmt: If those don't work your dermatologist may use cautery, lasers, injections... But warts are viruses so they can reappear if they want even after treatment ...Read more
Is salycilic acid effective in treating warts? If not what is the most effective and cheapest treatment. Thanks.
Yes: Salycilic acid is effective but it also depends on the strength of it. ...Read more
I have had HPV genetal warts for 3months and being treated with an acid solution which isn't working and it's extremely painful. Any suggestions pleas?
Treatment Failure: You need a new treatment. There are other options. Please let your physician know that the acid is not working. ...Read more
Yes: Salicylic acid impregnated pads can be used on skin tags. Place the pad over the skin tag for 24 hours and remove and wash. Over 1-2 weeks you should spontaneously remove the tag without pain. Do not use salicylic acid on open wounds/inflamation. Be careful of using the patches on the face or groin. ...Read more
Depends: Warts grow. Usually warts are treated with different methods, over the counter, and doctor medical procedures like cauterizing and cryosurgery. The response of the warts to OTC medications usually depend on how large they have gotten, small warts are more likely to respond to OTC. Warts can grow back if they aren't completely destroyed by either medication or the procedure. ...Read more
Hi I have 4 warts that have resisted treatment against multiple rounds of cryo and strong sycliac acid and dcp and apple cider vinger. The warts need?
Details matter: EXACTLY where are the warts? Have you seen a dermatologist or a different practitioner? Are you sure they are warts? Warts can be difficult to cure. In order to be very aggressive against warts, I inject lidocaine first. With the target numb I can freeze deeper and then use electrodessication followed by curettage and application of ferric subsulfate. ...Read more
See below: Black heads are not warts so no reason to use sal acid. ...Read more
Acid on wart: Most likely inflamed and swollen and working on wart. Wait a few days and see if it shrinks. ...Read more
Facial viral warts and also on neck, NT going with acids. I hav itching around them, what should I do?
What's the signifagance behind duct tape on a wart? Derm wants me to put? Salysalic? Acid then duct tape for 3 warts. When will I know their gone??
I have warts in my head and they keep spreading. I have been burning them with acid at my local doctor but they fall off and return aggressively. Help?
Deem: See dermatologist. On line we can't assess dermatological conditions, is better to see in order to have a diagnosis. ...Read more
Blister or peeling: There can be blistering followed by sloughing of the skin, peeling or scaling or exfoliation of the skin. There can be swelling, warmth and tenderness after treatment. The blistering forces up the viral particles underneath the skin which is the cause of the wart. ...Read more
Yes: It should not affect the fetus.Get a more detailed answer ›
Side effects are that it is going to burn off the wart. Local irritation and some pain are sorta guaranteed. Other options of surgical removal or doctor done freezing and removal are not going to be less traumatic. Waiting and seeing if they go away are one option.
Running ALDARA (imiquimod) by the pediatrician is the most expensive and least traumatic method to treat warts BUT it is NOT FDA approved for it ...Read more
Warts: If they are gone they should be flat. A few reasons for bumpiness are that wart is still present or healing is still taking place or treatment created scar tissue. ...Read more
Read instructions: If you are using over the counter medications, which may be effective to relive symptoms, if medication enter eye may cause injury, so you have to prevent spillage, follow the instructions, best way is see your doctor and get rid of it for ever. ...Read more
Planter wart: Area may be covered with the dressing or a Band-Aid for at least four hours ...Read more
I have warts on the top of my hand. Freezing them off and acid doesn't seem to do much. What should I try next to get rid of them?
Hypnosis: Hypnosis has been used to cure warts for over 100 years. It is safe. It only requires that you make a personal commitment. You can try this before you go on to more invasive and dangerous treatments ...Read more