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How to use compound w strips?

How do you use Compound W invisible strips?

  • wash affected area.
  • may soak wart in warm water for 5 minutes.
  • dry area thoroughly.
  • remove medicated bandage from backing paper.
  • apply.
  • repeat procedure every 48 hours as needed (until wart is removed) for up to 12 weeks.

How does compound W work on the skin? Salicylic acid (the active ingredient in Compound W) is a keratolytic agent and works by peeling off the outer layers of the skin. This can look unsightly and by all means cover it but it is not entirely necessary.

Do you cover compound W with petroleum jelly? This can look unsightly and by all means cover it but it is not entirely necessary. Make sure you protect the healthy skin around the wart by applying petroleum jelly before using Compound W. How to properly use Compound W Liquid?

Is it normal to have white spots after compound W? Yes, this is normal. Salicylic acid (the active ingredient in Compound W) is a keratolytic agent and works by peeling off the outer layers of the skin. This can look unsightly and by all means cover it but it is not entirely necessary.

Can you use compound W on skin tags?

Can you use compound W on skin tags? I used the liquid Compound W that comes with a brush so you literally just paint it on about twice a day for two weeks. I am trying it on some skin tags myself. So far it does seem to be shrinking them.

How often do you apply compound W to your skin? The only active ingredient in the product is 17% salicylic acid, the substance found in aspirin. This mild acid exfoliates the infected skin. Compound W comes in four formulas: liquid, gel, pads and Freeze Off. The liquid and gel is applied once or twice daily for a few weeks to a few months to get results.

How does compound W work for plantar warts? Compound W is a commercial product suitable for treating common warts and plantar warts. The medicated pads have adhesive and attach to the skin and cover the wart.

What is the active ingredient in compound W? Compound W is a commercial product suitable for treating common warts and plantar warts. The only active ingredient in the product is 17% salicylic acid, the substance found in aspirin. This mild acid exfoliates the infected skin.