Is Compound W gel effective?

Is Compound W gel effective?

Is Compound W gel effective?

5.0 out of 5 stars This stuff really works. Got rid of the warts, took 2 months of ~ once a day application (covered with duct tape after the medicine dried) for plantar warts, used just 1 tube. Beware, the medication before the warts fall off is very unsightly.

What does Compound W gel do?

This medication is used on the skin to treat common skin and foot (plantar) warts. Salicylic acid helps cause the wart to gradually peel off. This medication is also used to help remove corns and calluses.

How fast does Compound W fast acting gel work?

From the #1 most trusted and dermatologist recommended wart removal brand*, Compound W Fast Acting Gel with WartSeal starts working instantly and is the maximum strength wart remover without a prescription.

How long does Compound W usually take to work?

Be patient as it takes up to 12 weeks to get rid of warts. One will need a bottle of wart medication like Occlusal-HP or Compound W, a roll of 1-inch surgical tape (‘Micropore’ or ‘Blenderm’ are good) and a pumice stone or emery board. The wart should be soaked in warm water for 10 or 15 minutes.

What happens when a wart turns black?

Most warts do not cause any symptoms. However, people may experience pain, tightness, or itching. Some warts may also have small brown or black dots as a result of clotted blood from tiny blood vessels in the skin.

How long should I leave Compound W on my wart?


  1. Wash affected area. May soak wart in warm water for 5 minutes.
  2. Dry area thoroughly.
  3. Remove medicated bandage from backing paper.
  4. Apply.
  5. Repeat procedure every 48 hours as needed (until wart is removed) for up to 12 weeks.

What happens when wart turns white?

The wart will turn white and wrinkled – this is normal and a good sign that the skin is responding to the treatment. Every few days after soaking, scrape off the dead skin with a disposable razor, metal nail file (that can be sterilized) or by your doctor.