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Wart removal

(7 Posts)
Pinkjenny Tue 20-Sep-16 07:35:36

Dd (9) has a wart on her knee and one on her finger. She is incredibly self conscious of them. We've been to the GP a couple of times, he's said they will just disappear in their own time, and he tried to freeze the one on her knee. We used a home freezing spray too, but nothing has worked and they don't seem to be getting any smaller. Does anyone have any experience of wart removal?


Wisewisewords Tue 20-Sep-16 07:41:43

Apple cider vinegar on some cotton wool taped on overnight. Takes a few weeks but only thing that worked for me. Had tried eveything from chemist and had gp freeze it four times.

Pinkjenny Tue 20-Sep-16 09:45:41

Do you just tape it on every night?

Wisewisewords Tue 20-Sep-16 16:44:18

Yes just taped it on. With sellotape actually as found that stuck better than the surgical tapes. Hesitate to suggest that in case of allergies etc but it worked quite well

Wisewisewords Tue 20-Sep-16 16:50:18

It worked for my warts and a family members veruccas. The warts were gone in a few weeks (had them a couple of years and had been treating them with no success). Verrucas took about six months of gently scalpelling or filing dead skin after treatment with ACV overnight. But they had grown very big as not treated.

bigbuttons Tue 20-Sep-16 16:54:39

ACV has ALWAYS worked on my kids' warts.

Pinkjenny Tue 20-Sep-16 17:30:20

Brilliant, I bought some today and will start tonight!

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