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Does laser wart removal offer an advantage over other kinds of procedures?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
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In brief: No

To destroy the wart, you must destroy/remove layers of your skin which contain the virus. However, it will try to regrow as you treat, so the key is to be persistent with your treatment, be it laser, liquid nitrogen, cantharin, or candida antigen application by your doctor (sometimes every other week), or self treatments with otc salicylic acids.

In brief: No

To destroy the wart, you must destroy/remove layers of your skin which contain the virus. However, it will try to regrow as you treat, so the key is to be persistent with your treatment, be it laser, liquid nitrogen, cantharin, or candida antigen application by your doctor (sometimes every other week), or self treatments with otc salicylic acids.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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In brief: It can

Usually the advantage is less post op swelling since the laser cauterizes the area.

In brief: It can

Usually the advantage is less post op swelling since the laser cauterizes the area.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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