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When do you need to see a doctor about warts?

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For common skin warts, many dermatologists agree that it’s perfectly fine to try over-the-counter wart treatments for a couple of months.

If your warts don’t go away during that time, or if they get worse, it may be wise to seek medical attention. Dermatologists have a variety of wart treatment and removal techniques that are stronger and work faster than commercially available products.

Also, remember that all warts can be “mother” warts that give rise to additional warts in your skin. So, the faster you remove the wart, the less likely it will spread.

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