Removing Stubborn Warts

Posted in bullheaded and headstrong | No Comments » October 30th, 2011

 Although warts are not dangerous, they could be annoying and unsightly. Most warts could be eradicated with over-the-counter medicated pads. Nevertheless, there are warts that are stubborn and need more powerful steps to be removed. When removing stubborn warts, there are some things that you should take into consideration.

You can use a medicated pad to deal with the stubbornness of the wart. Try this simple option before you opt for other stronger methods.  Another thing you should do when removing stubborn warts is to use at-home freezing system. Warts could be destroyed by just a single freezing treatment. Nonetheless, it could take up a couple of weeks from the time you treat it for the wart to fall off.

If it does not respond to home treatment, you can get your doctor to apply cantharidin to your wart that will make it blister. The doctor could then remove the blister together with your wart. Some warts would require a surgical removal that may leave a scar. This option is only used when other treatments will not work. Another way of removing a wart is through a laser procedure. This is more costly compared to other removal options a stubborn wart.

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