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Wart Removal Aspirin
I suffer from depression and I would like to try either omega-3 or st. John's wart as an alternative to medications. Will this effect my 81mg aspirin?
Bleeding: St. John's wort does not directly affect the same coagulation pathway as aspirin, but can affect your platelets, making them less "sticky." along with fish oil you could experience more bleeding. St. John's wort can be effective for mild-moderate depression. High epa omega-3 oils are helpful in depression, but aren't a stand-alone treatment. Please consider psychotherapy; it can help greatly. ...Read more
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
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
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
Amount of time: You should really allow enough time so that the skin is healed. ...Read more
Wart: It is very dependant on the number of warts, location, method of removal, etc. The best source of information is your doctor who knows the answer to all these questions. Good luck. ...Read more
Maybe: In time this area should turn back to its normal color. ...Read more
I have small warts around my penis and a couple by anus. I will not see a dr. In person embarrassment is too much. Any possible home removal remedies?
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 different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more
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
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
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
Many treatments: The treatment of internal warts may take the form of many modalities. Most office-based treatments such as laser irc cryo or tca all carry a 60 to 70% clearance rate the only treatments which carries a greater than 90% treatment rate. Involves a minor surgery in which they are cut and then the bases are burnt. Come see me in fort lauderdale. ...Read more
Usually not: Unless it was a very large area operated on your foot. ...Read more
Warts can be removed under local anesthesia. A wart may be frozen out even without anesthesia.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
You can't!: See a plastic surgeon, or dermatologist who performs cosmetic procedures to correct scars. ...Read more
Not unless you want: An even bigger and nastier keloid! keloids are aggressive overgrowths of scar tissue, usually caused by an exaggerated inflammatory response in certain genetic makeups. Using something as irritating as wart remover will only serve to create an even bigger keloid. Do not do this! ...Read more
Yes: Bleomycin is a 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
Yes: The topical medications will usually cause a blister. ...Read more
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