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has anyone tried Compound W?

I just saw an ad for compound W freeze off, a spray freeze treatment that u can buy at pharmacies. Compound W is a famous over the counter for wart removal with active ingredient being salcynic acid (ranging in doeses about 20-40%), which is 20 times the amount found for acne products which is usually 2 to 5%. But I was wondering if this medication maybe powerful enough to work on cysts by drying them out to the max.

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I would NOT try this. You are likely to burn a hole in your skin with that stuff.

It works by freezing, essentially killing, the wart. If you do that on non-warty skin that has a cyst underneath, I think you would end up with a nasty scar, and still a cyst underneath that is now aggravated and worse.

Please, do not put that on your face........

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I have to agree with Brandy, don't do it!!! I have used Compound W before on a wart that I had on my hand and it is pretty potent stuff. It almost felt like it was burning the wart off and the skin was really flaky and dry. I wouldn't reccommend putting it on anything that isn't a wart, especially if it is on your face.

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Don't do it!!! I used that shit on my foot and it left a hole...I can't imagine how badly it would rip apart delicate facial skin.

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