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How do I get rid of hand warts?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Frank Pinto
Dermatology

In brief: Several options

Warts, which are caused by a form of the hpv virus, can be a difficult and frustrating problem. You can try an over-the-counter wart remover (e.
g.: compound w or duofilm). If this doesn't work see a dermatologist. They could be frozen with liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy), treated with a strong acid, or removed surgically. There are also injectable medications that can be used in stubborn cases.

In brief: Several options

Warts, which are caused by a form of the hpv virus, can be a difficult and frustrating problem. You can try an over-the-counter wart remover (e.
g.: compound w or duofilm). If this doesn't work see a dermatologist. They could be frozen with liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy), treated with a strong acid, or removed surgically. There are also injectable medications that can be used in stubborn cases.
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