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So, you want to get rid of a pesky wart that keeps hanging around? 
You have come to the right place.  I will give you instructions on how to get rid of that wart cheap and fast.. How about less than $2 and one week of your time?

 
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Step 1: Materials

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You will need to collect the following materials.

1.  A small amount of Apple Cider Vinegar.
2.  Duct tape.
3. A cotton ball  or cotton from a pill bottle.
4. Scissors.

Step 2: Here's our wart.

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I don't want to gross you out with the real thing, so this pencil eraser top will stand in for our wart.

Step 3: Cover Around Your Wart

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Cut off a piece of duct tape.  Cut a hole the shape of your wart and leave enough tape at least 3/4 inch all around. Place it over your wart.
This is an important step.  It is important that you cover your surrounding skin. The vinegar is an acid and will eat away at your skin.  If you don't protect it here, you will have a giant red spot on your skin.  So cover every bit of skin that is NOT a wart. Leave only the wart protruding through the tape.  We are going to let the acid eat away the wart.

Step 4: Prepare Top Cover

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Now, take your cotton ball and pull off a little.  Roll it into a ball, and stick it in the middle of a second piece of duct tape.

Step 5: Soak the Cotton Ball

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I find this very easy to do. Stick your tape with the cotton over the top of the vinegar bottle.  Seal the edge and give it a little shake to get it wet.  There's no waste.  When you have completed the entire process, you will have used less than an ounce of vinegar.
Does it work with verrucas
banker (author)  tanksterbot1 year ago
I think it would help. The apple cider vinegar is a mild acid that eats away the wart. I think that as long as you have the wart covered so as not to let the vinegar dry out, it would work for you. Change it twice a day. Thank you for your question.
banker (author) 2 years ago
I posted this instructable on Nov 28, 2009. It is now June 7, 2012, and my wart has not returned. Try it and please leave a comment. Thanks.
rimar20004 years ago
Thanks for the recipe!

I got rid of an annoying wart on my temple, just covering it with tape for a few days. This seems to be more effective. 

I use white vinegar to rinse my hands after wash them with detergent to clean persistent dirt. That way I can avoid that painful cracks forming in the skin at the sides of the nails.