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How are plantar warts treated?

How are plantar warts treated?

Several ways: Topical s, laser.Surgical excision, acids. Are a few treatments. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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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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How are genital warts treated?

How are genital warts treated?

Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. ...Read more

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How are genital warts treated if you can see them?

How are genital warts treated if you can see them?

Many options: See your doctor to verify that you have genital warts. If so, the doctor may prescribe treatments you can administer yourself at home, like podofilox, imiquimod, or sinecatechin ointment. The doctor can also treat in the office using podophyllin, tricholoracetic acid, freezing, or excision. Whatever you choose, be sure to get follow-up. ...Read more

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How much to get genital warts treated and abnormal paps evaluated over my lifetime without insurance?

Looking for what ?: Lot of charity facilities are available for free care all over the country, if they can't afford medical bill and will continue to be available . Intent of current health care legislature is to make sure every one has affordable health care coverage, so you don't have to worry you are going to have one soon. ...Read more

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I had 4 warts treated with liquid nitrogen and only 2 have got big blisters around them. The others have a dark grayish color. What does this mean?

I had 4 warts treated with liquid nitrogen and only 2 have got big blisters around them. The others have a  dark grayish color. What does this mean?

Treatment is working: Freezing treats warts by killing the wart tissue. It also kills normal tissues, with the same results as a burn. It souns like the liquid nitrogen also did a bit of damage to surrounding skin. This is normal with such treatment; it really can't be avoided. Just keep the area clean and dry. No worries, but if any concerns or questions, contact the doctor or clinic treating you. ...Read more

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For wart treated with liquid nitrogen, what happens if it blisters?

For wart treated with liquid nitrogen, what happens if it blisters?

Common: to blister after cryotherapy for warts. If a blister forms best to leave it alone. If it breaks, clean the area to prevent the possible spread of the wart virus. Avoid contact with the fluid, which may contain the wart virus. Often the blister will dry up over the next few days, and the wart may fall off. ...Read more

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How can genital/anal warts be treated?

How can genital/anal warts be treated?

Many ways: Anogenital warts can be treated in many ways. Treatment modalities include topical agents (e.g., imiquimod, tca, podophyllotoxin), destructive procedures (e.g., cryosurgery, laser, electrocauterization) in addition, infection with hpv (human papilloma virus) can also lead to anal cancer and appropriate evaluation is needed by a physician of anogenital warts. ...Read more