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Treatments for warts on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello Doctor..
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I am getting small warts on my face and neck area
Doctor :   ok
User :   could you suggest a treatment for that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   Age :25 : Gender :Female:Housewife,Married ,Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are the warts painful?
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
User :   they are not painfull
Doctor :   are they recently increasing in size?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many are there?
User :   over the neck I could see the increase in size..
User :   4to 5
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what size are they?
Doctor :   could you give me a rough idea?
User :   very small...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pinhead size?
User :   you cannot even catch them by hand
User :   yes...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no nothing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are a few home remedies for warts
Doctor :   you can take salicylic acid solution
User :   please suggest
Doctor :   soak your wart in warm water for
Doctor :   15-20 min
Doctor :   and then apply the solution
Doctor :   then file away the wart with a nail file or pumice stone
Doctor :   also salicylic acid patches (17%)
Doctor :   are available
User :   ok..
Doctor :   but you have to be careful
User :   can i get that in an medical shop
Doctor :   as salicylic acid may damage the surrounding skin
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok...
Doctor :   if you are pregnant
Doctor :   or planning to
Doctor :   consult your gynaecologist
Doctor :   before you do this
User :   ok..
Doctor :   if the warts dont go
Doctor :   there are other modalities of treatments
User :   please tell..
Doctor :   like freezing, laser therapy
Doctor :   certain drugs
Doctor :   but there will be some complications
Doctor :   warts are actually harmless
User :   what comlications
Doctor :   you can remove them only for cosmetic purposes
Doctor :   the ski around can be damaged
User :   OK...
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   be very careful when you try this remedy
Doctor :   any problem, visit your dermatologist
User :   ok...
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   where are you from?
Doctor :  
Doctor :   we are based
User :   ok..
Doctor :   anything else Satya?
User :   I thought if you are in hyderbad,I wish I would meet you
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thats it ,Than you very Much
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye..
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