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What Is The Best Way To Get Rid Of Hand Warts Fast And Without Pain
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
having lemon, orange,strawberries,tea& zinc to help body get rid of hand warts (tried everything else on planet acid,cryo,tape,acv). might work?
No: Wart-removal acids sold over-the-counter can get rid of hand warts. One's primary care doctor or a dermatologist can freeze the warts. If a person has many warts on her hand, there are other medications that a dermatologist can try. Fruits are not going to get rid of warts... but sometimes warts do go away on their own. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the odds of passing hand warts from mother to new born baby. How do I get tested to find out which strain I have?
Possible: If child is breast fed, some protection is there ...Read more