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I had an injection of bleomycin in a plantars wart now learn its chemo?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Bleomycin
Bleomycin is injected directly into the wart.
Because it is not absorbed into the body, it does not cause loss of hair, lung problems, or other unwanted effects described above. However, it may cause burning or pain at the place of injection. Skin rash or itching, nail loss, and pain or coldness in the finger where bleomycin was injected have also been reported.

In brief: Bleomycin
Bleomycin is injected directly into the wart.
Because it is not absorbed into the body, it does not cause loss of hair, lung problems, or other unwanted effects described above. However, it may cause burning or pain at the place of injection. Skin rash or itching, nail loss, and pain or coldness in the finger where bleomycin was injected have also been reported.
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