Can You Tell Me the Treatments for Common Warts?

Q:
Can you tell me the treatments for common warts?

A:
Common warts are also known as Palmer warts or Junior warts, and often grow on hands. Common warts are slightly contagious, people may get infected by touching warts on someone else’s body.

The treatments for common warts are as follows.

  • Using over-the-counter medications such as Compound W, Duofilm, and Occlusal HP.
  • Injecting bleomycin into the wart to kill virus.
  • Freezing the wart with liquid nitrogen.
  • Burning the wart off with electric needles.

If you have common warts, you should not touch the wart or the skin around the wart to prevent it from spreading to other parts of the body.

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