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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Way To Get Rid Of Hand Warts Fast And Without Pain

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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 do I get rid of hand warts?

How do I get rid of hand warts?

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

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What should I do to get rid of hand warts, without going to a doctor?

What should I do to get rid of hand warts, without going to a doctor?

Duct tape: Keeping them covered with duct tape all of the time for 3-4 weeks has been recommended by some. There are also some otc products like compound w. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of warts on hands? Should I be concernd about them spreadin elsewhere?

Whats the best way to get rid of warts on hands? Should I be concernd about them spreadin elsewhere?

Doctor freezes them: Warts on the hands, or on most other parts of the body, can be frozen off by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. Usually, it takes 3 visits or so. After each freezing part of the wart dies, until finally all the remaining warty skin is gone. Painting over-the-counter wart removal acids on ones warts is a lot more work than having a doctor freeze them. ...Read more

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Nothing will help my hand warts. Surgery, freezing, currently immiquimod. They are large and I get comments on them, sadly. Help?

Be vigilant: Don't say that...you just ned a doctor who will be patient with you and treat them frequently. I have patients in my practice just like you. I use liquid nitrogen in a styrofoam cup and a large Q-tip. You have to do it weekly or bi-weekly....but I guaranty they will eventually blister up and fall off. ...Read more

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How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

Different strains: There are lots of different hpv strains. The ones that are sexually transmitted, which cause cervical and penile cancer, don't cause warts on someone's hand. There are strains that aren't stds which do cause warts on the hand and are transmitted just through skin to skin contact. They are all very contagious. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have a hand wart can I give it to my partner if we have sex?

Can you tell me if I have a hand wart can I give it to my partner if we have sex?

Sure: Or just by holding hands. Who cares? HPV viruses that cause warts are all over the place. That strain presents no danger. Be glad you've got a relationship. Get the wart removed if you wish. ...Read more