Many years ago I read somewhere about using a Vitamin C tablet and water to remove a wart. I had a wart frozen from my wrist, and years later it came back. I tried the Vitamin C tablet and water and the wart disappeared. Use enough water on the Vitamin C tablet to make a paste. Apply the paste on the wart, cover with a bandaid, and leave it alone. Re-apply as needed and in a week or so the wart will be gone.
By Doris from NW IL
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I just read an archived post on homemade wart remedies. A lot of suggestions were offered. Surgery, plant extracts, duct tape, even rubbing a penny on the wart. Rubbing a penny on the wart? Get outta here! Let me tell you about Mr. Anderson.
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I have a tiny seed wart on the toe beside my big toe...at least I think it's a seed wart. It's been there for about 3 months and hurts when touched or bumped. It's not above the surface of my skin, but looks like it's embedded. Does anyone have any tips on how to remove it? Thanks!
See a podiatrist. It might not be a seed wart.
I used the remedy in the store by dr schools. It is the freeze one. i did this twice and the wart has not returned. It does sting a lil and works quick!
My podiatrist recommended Dr. Scholl's clear away. The freeze away kits are also the same as what doctors get. If you use it, make sure to hold it on the wart for 30-40 seconds if located on your foot. It'll burn some, but that means it's working.
My mother told me that when she was a kid, my grandma would have her rub a piece of raw potato on the wart and eventually it went away. There's something in the raw flesh of the potato that eats away at the wart. Anyhow, it's a cheap and easy way to get rid of one!
I had several seed warts on my lower stomach. Duct tape would have worked but I didn't know to use it. The seeds came out on their own and the wart disappeared quickly. They were there for years and then one night they changed and a seed came out of them.
I had one for about 3 mo. it drove me nuts. I did the duct tape for two weeks straight, it did minimize the size but did not go away. So when I did see the seeds I actually took tweezers and removed four seeds. When I removed the fifth one it bleed like crazy, that was the main seed. The next day it was completely gone with a minimal witness mark of where the roots once grew. Tea tree oil also helped with the pain and repairing the dryness.
Soak your foot and take a soft toothbrush and rub back and forth gently then take a corn band-aid with a hole in the center. Then take chalk board chalk (the one that they use in school). Make like a paste and drop it in the hole of the band-aid. DO THIS EVERYDAY! Then the core of it will start coming up. Don't be afraid. My daughter had one and the doctor told me to do this. (I thought he was crazy) IT WORKS!
I finally was successful by using duct tape. But it took over 4 years! whew. I had a seed wart on my little toe that spread into many warts. I tried to freeze them off but no luck. So then I tried duct tape and it finally worked. I would change the duct tape every 4 days or so and file the warts with an emery board and put the duct tape all the way around my toe. I would wear socks at night with and could feel the duct tape get hot on my toe and sting a little but I'm happy to say don't give up and it will work.
What is the best way to remove a wart? I have one on my arm.
I only use duct tape. Keep it covered until it comes off.
Well the easy way is to go to a Dermatologist who will take it off with no trouble,however,if you don't choose to do that you could try Compound W sold over the counter in drug stores and Wal Mart.Just follow the directions and it doe'nt sting.Or you could try home remedies like duct tape.Supposedly keep the tape on the wart and it should be gone with in 2 weeks.
I have a wart growing just below my left lower eyelid. I'd like to find a way to get rid of it naturally, but with it being so close to my eye, I'm a bit worried. Any suggestions? Thanks so much!
By Kristi Y.
Please go to a dermatologist to have it removed. If you have insurance it will probably not be too expensive. Don't take chances with you face and around your eyes.
Your sight is too precious to be risking home/self remedies for something so close to your eyes so please go to your doctor. Even if you can't afford it all at once they will make payment arrangements with you.
I don't think there is a "natural" way to remove a wart. I would not use the over the counter remedies for something so close to your eye. You should consult a doctor. I have heard that duct tape(the silver kind) placed over a wart for a couple of weeks will kill the wart. I have not tried this myself, so couldn't say if it worked or not, or if it had the same success rate as swinging a dead cat around your head three times, but it is sort of natural, and is something you could try if you are patient.
I had exactly the same problem a few years ago. Developed a wart less than a half inch from the inner corner of my eye. Since over-the-counter remedies cannot be used near the eyes, I went online and Googled wart remedies. I kept seeing people talk about vinegar, cotton, and duct tape. I bought some Q-Tips, pulled a bit off of one, wet it with vinegar (squeezing the excess vinegar out of it), placed it on the wart (being very careful not to get vinegar in my eye), and placed a piece of clear duct tape over it.
It took two-three weeks to work, and I probably looked a bit strange to the folks I worked with, but it totally got rid of the wart. Not even a scar, and it has never come back. It might work just using the tape and no vinegar, too, but I'm not sure. Good luck.
I've had this wart on my left knee for some time now. I've gone to the doctor to have him freeze it, but it didn't work. I've tried duct tape and Compound W, not to mention everything in between. I even tried the Freeze Away at home stuff. Nothing works! How do I get rid of it? I can't go to the doctor anymore because they've frozen it so much and they won't help me. Please help!
By Riley J.
Can you use a pumice stone on warts on the hand?
I have a seed wart on my foot, right below the ball of the big toe. I need to get ride of it. I tried picking it off, but it didn't work. And now it is split open. I don't like how it feels. And I'm scared that if I try touching it with any other part of my body that there will be more.
I have a wart that keeps coming back on my thumb. It takes months to get rid of, it will be gone for a couple years, and then it comes back in the exact same spot. Does anyone know the cause of this and/or how I can stop it for good?
How do you remove a wart between the toes? The wart was picked up at a local swimming pool.
I am looking for a remedy for warts on the neck.
By WILLIAM E WEBB from Dearborn, MI
You may recall a few years ago it was reported in the media that using duct tape on a wart for 2 weeks would remove the wart. Why not try it and report the results on thriftyfun.
This is a page about home remedies for warts. Warts are typically hard almost skin colored bumps, caused by one of the human papillomavirus (HPV) strains. There are many treatments for them including home remedies.
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I am 17 years old. Recently when I went and stayed with my best friend I noticed that I started getting a wart on my big toe. So of course I picked at it. She is the only person I've been around that has warts, but she said hers were "viral". I want to get rid of them. Help me, please.