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If i've removed a wart by freezing it, will it come back?
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In brief: Maybe
Since warts are caused by a virus, there is always a chance of return.

In brief: Maybe
Since warts are caused by a virus, there is always a chance of return.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes
There us a statistical chance if will return after freezing.

In brief: Yes
There us a statistical chance if will return after freezing.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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Dr. Wesley Schooler
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Possibly
Wart removal by all means could potentially return if not completely eradicated with the initial treatment.
Chemical, freezing or cautery are all effective means for removal of warts. Repeated treatments are ok if there is a recurrence.

In brief: Possibly
Wart removal by all means could potentially return if not completely eradicated with the initial treatment.
Chemical, freezing or cautery are all effective means for removal of warts. Repeated treatments are ok if there is a recurrence.
Dr. Wesley Schooler
Dr. Wesley Schooler
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