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Many small SK on my trunk (abdomen and side) Would like to

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Many small SK on my trunk (abdomen and side)
Would like to remove it and don't care about depigmentation
Compound W the best option?
Is there a huge difference going to dermatologist to get liquid nitrogen?
Does insurance cover?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
One other thing is in the same distribution I have multiple cherry papilloma again want to remove
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

sorry about your seborrheic keratosis

you can use compound W wart remover. this can cause scar tissue on the skin and depigmentation.

it depends on your health insurance plan

but most health insurance plans don't cover cosmetic procedures.

let me know if you have other questions.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

did you want to talk by phone?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I asked about cherry angiomas and compound W too please in same location as SK. Thanks
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

you can try to freeze the cherry angiomas

but these are best removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon

they have better treatment techniques to freeze off cherry angiomas

if you use compound W, this can lead to infection or poor cosmetic results

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Compound W works OK for SK but NOT as well for cherry angiomas?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

it may just work ok for both SK and cherry angiomas

it is meant for warts really.