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Self care for warts in arm pits - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I'm ..Heading HR function in factory @ pondicherry
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Pl carry on
User :   i gt a health query... would like to address to you...
Doctor :   sure
User :   for the past two years , i got some small medium sizes cauliflower shaped skin growths in my arm pits and on the body...
User :   it 's just seems to be slowly spreading...happen to say warts
User :   i consulted a dermatologist and he advised cosmetic removal of the warts..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age - 38, Gender : Male, Location :Pondy, Married with one female child - 2yrs
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?, please say if there is family history of such problems.
Doctor :   you seem s to be moved out of teh chat please come back
Doctor :   Hi
User :   yes i'm back
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   No other diseases... i was having slight ulceration in my stomach for which i am takingOMEZ - 20 mg..
Doctor :   ok.
User :   that's it .. no other complaints...
User :   i want to know the cure and precautionery measures to sthis warts skin growths
Doctor :   Cure for this warts would be in the form of Electrocautery and then there are no definitive measures that can prevent the recurrence
Doctor :   HR function in factory
Doctor :   are few other measures
Doctor :   Don't brush, clip, comb or shave areas that have warts
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   yes
Doctor :   Don't use the same file or nail clipper on your warts as you use on your healthy nails.
Doctor :   Don't pick at warts.
User :   it others also
Doctor :   Picking may spread the virus.
Doctor :   Keep your hands as dry as possible, because warts are more difficult to control in a moist environment.
User :   wht is PICK
Doctor :   If the Virus comes in contact with others who are susceptible will get them.
Doctor :   Pinching them between Nails.
Doctor :   Wash your hands carefully after touching your warts.
User :   but i do have moist arm pits... as i pespire a lot
Doctor :   Keep they Dry by applying Powder..
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User :   some say that in homeopathy there is a definite cure

User :   is that true?
Doctor :   Since i do not come from that School of medicine i do not have idea on that
Doctor :   and will not be able to comment
User :   ok
User :   which area ur specialised?
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner,
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   is there any ointment for preventing this virus
User :   from spreading
Doctor :   Retinoids. Derived from vitamin A, these medications disrupt the wart's skin cell growth.
Doctor :   There are creams and oral Medications too
Doctor :   of the same
User :   and how abt my food style ...shld i stop taking non - veg?

Doctor :   bleomycin, will kill the virus.
User :   can you prescribe some oral medication...
Doctor :   there are no modifications in Diet that you would need..
Doctor :   None that can be given over the Counter hence we will not be able to help you with it.
User :   is Bleomycin -- an ointment?
Doctor :   They will need to be injected.
User :   ok...
User :   thanks for your advise DOC...I will consult my dermatologist and find out whether this inj can be administered to me or not?
Doctor :   You are Welcome.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   Sure do that.
User :   thanx a lot for your advise

User :   bye...
Doctor :   Bye,
Doctor :   You are Welcome
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