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Wart On Finger Removal Home Remedies
2 doctors said wart on finger, 6 weeks later wart is gone with no help. Could it be something else besides a wart or does wart go away?
Are caused by viruses and there are examples of spontaneous clearing of smaller warts. .....hard to say what else it could have been! Hope this helps!
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Clear fluid?: Blisters are typically filled with clear fluid and have a very thin layer of skin covering them. Warts tend to be very firm and develop thicker layers of skin over them over time. You can sometimes see black dots on the surface of warts where the wart virus is occluding superficial blood vessels. Blisters also tend to resolve over a few days, whereas warts last indefinitely. ...Read more
Somewhat: Gloves would be better.Get a more detailed answer ›
So does it mean that it's almost gone? If its flat from the side and looks like a scar? Is it close to going away? (finger wart)
No: Wart viruses are specific to the type of skin they live in. Genital warts inhabit specific types of tissue, including the male and female genitals & the anal skin. In people with weak immunity, (AIDS) they can be found on the oral lips. Skin warts are specific to thicker skin surfaces including that of feet/hands and regular skin. ...Read more
Itchy whitish bumps/streaks btwn knuckles back of pinky finger for months, noticed a new similar streak on ring finger. Wart stuff does nil. What's up?
They aren't warts.: See a dermatologist for evaluation and recommendations for care. ...Read more
Possible contagion: Depending where the wart is at will be a problem for putting your contacts lens in your eye. As long as it is not where uyou place the contact lens for application it should be difficult to transfer your wart to any where around your eye. Please see your pcp for treatment of your wart. ...Read more
Usually leave alone: Warts often disappear on their own. I frown on home treatment because I have seen the disasters cause by this. If one does not know what they are doing, harm can come. There are tendons and joints on the fingers and they can be harmed. See a doctor and get the warts either injected, frozen, chemically treated or even perhaps :"burned" or lasered off or other treatment. Dermatologist r the 1. ...Read more
I have a wart on my finger that doesn't want to go away I've tried the freeze away treatment multiple times and still hasn't gone away any solutions?
I think I have anal wart. I disinfected finger I put it in, felt rocky road! I think there's a wart fortress! How much is treatment? I'm poor London.
Anal condyloma: If the warts are that extensive then they will need surgical intervention of some type. Cauterizing, freezing or out and out surgical excision. Try the free clinic in town first. They'll guide you. Colo-rectal surgery is the best to deal with this. Have them check for HPV as well. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a wart on your finger? I need to get rid of this before it spreads, do at home treatments really work and which is the best?
See below: There are many over the counter medications. Try the one that freezes the wart. ...Read more
Wart on my finger is swollen and very painful; struggling to move my finger. Currently on holliday in Spain although I have salicylic acid at home?
Swollen finger: Go to an ER. It can not wait. Can be infection that requires antibiotics and will get worse without treatment. Go to ER today!!! ...Read more
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
What is this little growth in corner of eye and is that a wart just under my eye? Best method of treatment/removal?
Growth: Growths should be removed on your own. See an md. ...Read more
Vicks: Vicks is a popular remedy for many problems including toenail fungus- it has been shown in studies to have mild antifungal properties, but it is mostly ineffective for toenails. There are no studies that show it is effective against the verucca virus. However, any product has a slight chance of working as a placebo effect. ...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