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Dr. Chip, Doctor (MD)
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Trying to get rid of hpv warts on legs

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Trying to get rid of hpv warts on legs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi--that's an unusual location for venereal warts--are you sure that's what they are and, if so, what have you tried so far?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They are flat warts from hpv virus. Tried freezing them off, cortisone cream andduct tape.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK First off, cortisone cream would have no effect whasoever. Freezing can work but it really needs to be done with liquid nitrogen by a dermatologist. Over the counter treatments really don't work either so prescription Condylox or Aldara would be the other options
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will try that. Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
My pleasure but let me know how it goes and please remember to rate my service to you