Clear Those Warts

September 1, 2003
Alison Palkhivala

San Francisco - Not only are warts a cosmetic nuisance, they may also cause considerable discomfort and even be linked to higher cancer rates. Clearing warts, therefore, is an important consideration for dermatologists. Nanette Silverberg, M.D., director, pediatric dermatology, department of dermatology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt and Beth Israel Medical Centers, New York City, provided some tips on how best to do that.