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I had a wart on my foot. I went to the dermatologist and

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I had a wart on my foot. I went to the dermatologist and treated it it for many weeks with office visits (scraping) and scraping/salicylic acid at home nightly. Then I found a few small ones on my hand and had them scraped and burned. Since I have gotten several on both hands and have had them treated. How do I prevent this from further spreading.Is the virus in my body and will they continue to Pop or is each wart a separate occurrence from direct contacts ith another?
With regular treatments of burning at dr office will this eventually stop?
Is there an oral medicine that could help?It's getting unbearable.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
They have been burned but a small one just popped up, they are small and skin colored
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I don't have a photo
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

Have you seen a doctor that does yeast extract injection therapy?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No, only burning or freezing
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

there is a method to take care of extreme warts like this where they inject a yeast extract

This causes an inflammatory reaction and the body's immune system fights off the wart

Is this helpful?

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for this question

Please don't forget a positive rating.

I appreciate it. :)