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Suggest treatment for wart near eyebrows - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Sep-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:hi XXXXXXX here
User:i m having a wart near my eyebrws
Doctor:ok
Doctor:How long has it been there?
User:yesterday night i applied garlic paste and bandaid on it
User:before 2 weeks it came
User:today morning when i removed the bandahe the skin got burnt
Doctor:Right. I do not think garlic paste is a good idea
Doctor:oh dear, ok
User:so now please advice what should i do..
Doctor:Yhea, the acids in the garlic will discolor the skin a bit.
User:as my eyelid got swollen and a very bad scar on it
Doctor:Not to worry. You can go to the pharmacist and buy 1% Lycor Cream
Doctor:It is a cream that contains 1% Hydrocortisone
Doctor:Lycor is just one brand, there are many others and they will all work equally well
Doctor:apply that for about 3 days.
Doctor:The skin should start to normalize
User:thank u
User:and what about the wart
User:its size reduced but its still tere
User:there
Doctor:There are better skin preparations to use for that
Doctor:the most common is any skin cream that contains Salicylic-acid
Doctor:That with a few weeks use will help with the wart. Or you may need to see a dermatologist to have it surgically removed.
Doctor:First get rid of the problems that the garlic caused.
User:okay
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