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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Yeah ..I have a lot of ...i dont know what u can call it..acne or some other extra small growth around my neck
User :   i guess u call it warts...i am not sure though
Doctor :   They are small growth like around the neck with ridges and attached
User :   thats not painful..but if u try to remove it forcefully then there would be a lot of bleeding
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Since when are you having them
User :   It has started from 3-4 yrs now....i had some of those on my face to...then i went in to a beauty parlor & got it removed
User :   they use a special equipment ...& basically burn it out...
Doctor :   ElectroCautery would have been the Procedure for you
common wart (Verruca vulgaris): a raised wart with roughened surface, most common on hands and knees
User :   but now the number has increased drastically...all of them at the base of my neck...& some of them have come under my arms too
Doctor :   Avoid removing them manually
Doctor :   This will lead to spread
Doctor :   These are few procedures that could be tried..
Doctor :   Cryosurgery, which involves freezing the wart (generally with liquid nitrogen), creating a blister between the wart and epidermal layer, after which the wart and surrounding dead skin falls off by itself.
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Doctor :   Laser treatment.
User :   done ..
Doctor :   Applying salicylic acid, Applying cantharidin, can be discussed with the dermatologist before application.
Doctor :   Most of the time, treatment of warts on the skin is successful
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thats about it doctor..thanks a lot...
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