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Are there any effective liquids to remote wart under arm? I'm going to buy magic liquid called formuclear in tv shop.

Are there any effective liquids to remote wart under arm? I'm going to buy magic liquid called formuclear in tv shop.

Warts vs. skin tags: More information is necessary. There can be several types of growths under the arm, usually either warts or skin tags. Skin tags can be removed or frozen easily by a primary care provider; warts can be frozen. See your provider. ...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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Growth(wart like but not wart) on skin under the arm and on the neck.Photos attached.

Growth(wart like but not wart) on skin under the arm and on the neck.Photos attached.

Skin tags: I can't really tell what they are without seeng them but the description sounds like skin tags. You should see a dermatologist for verification. Skin tags are benign and pose no risk but you can remove them if they bother you. ...Read more

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I have a wart on my arm. It's fairly small. I've tried freezing it off, didn't work. I bought bandaids. I'm afraid it will begin to hurt. Will it?

I have a wart on my arm. It's fairly small. I've tried freezing it off, didn't work. I bought bandaids. I'm afraid it will begin to hurt. Will it?

Visit Dermatologist: Hello PMcCoy, If over the counter medications have not been effective I would recommend visiting a dermatologist to get it professionally removed. Improper treatment could cause the virus to spread and result in some pain or tenderness. ...Read more

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A man with warts all over his body, face and arms walked by in a crowd. His arms might have came in contact with my kids' bare arms/face. Are my kids at risk?

A man with warts all over his body, face and arms walked by in a crowd. His arms might have came in contact with my kids' bare arms/face. Are my kids at risk?

Unlikely: Hpv virus causes papillomas , they are not that virulent , causl contact is not usual way of transmission , appear to need more constant , repeated contact , may ven need some break in the integrity ( abrasion ) at implantation , ' the person ' you describe may not be warts don't worry your kid will not get them , teach good hygiene , frequent hand washing , foe girl consider vaccination ...Read more

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What is a recipie for removing warts on arms?

What is a recipie for removing warts on arms?

Lots of ways: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. 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

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I think my wife has a wart on her arm but it looks different. How do we tell and we tried to freeze it.

Examination: Do not freeze it until an expert has determined it is not cancer. This question requires an in person examination and the answer will not be found on the internet. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of arm and leg warts , fast and without pain?

What is the best way to get rid of arm and leg warts , fast and without pain?

Home remedy: 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

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My husband has had weird bump like warts coming up on this arm. Started 3 years ago and continuing to grow. Not big very small but much more. ?

Bumps: It is nearly impossible to diagnose a skin condition without seeing it. I recommend a doctor visit in order to get diagnosed and treated. It could be something as simple as a wart, or something else altogether. Please get it looked at. ...Read more

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Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

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

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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