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What's a remedy for anal wart removal?

What's a remedy for anal wart removal?

Probably best...: To see a dermatologist for this one. Freezing techniques are effective, but surgical excision may be better for you - you will need an evaluation before a recommendation can be made. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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Is there a wart removal remedy that actually works?

Is there a wart removal remedy that actually works?

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

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My 3 and a half year old had a wart removal treatment yesterday and today she has a huge blister. Is this normal?

Yes: If the wart removal was by an agent that causes separation of the epidermis from the dermis eg. Liquid nitrogen or cantherone you may see a blister. Call your provider to ger proper followup care. ...Read more

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What's the best home treatment for warts?

What's the best home treatment for warts?

No best: There are many treatments including topical acids, freezing laser, surgical removal. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy to remove planter warts?

Plantar warts: Salicylic acid is effective in treating plantar warts. A recent study shows that the response rate is 40%, similar to freezing (cryosurgery). ...Read more

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Is Vicks vaporub a home remedy for warts?

Is Vicks vaporub a home remedy for warts?

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

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Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Please see your Dr.: There aren't any satisfactory home treatments for genital warts. Don't have unprotected sex to avoid spreading them. First application of Podophyllin or Trchloracetic acid must be applied by Dr. Larger warts may require surgery by freezing, laser, electrocautery or even surgical excision. You can not do this on your own. Your Dr. must treat you in confidence & not inform parents unless you agree ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more