Clean my wart

Patient

Q: How do I clean my wart on my hand that was just removed?

Symptoms:  burns sometimes
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. Cleaning of a recently excised wart is very simple. Wash the area with luke warm water, dry it thoroughly and apply a clean adhesive bandage to protect the area as it heals. After a few days, you will no longer need to place a bandage. You may choose to apply some antibiotic ointment but it is not necessary.

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