Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Can Duct Tape Remove Warts?

It is one of those old wives tales that has been sticking around, so to speak, for years. Does duct tape help remove warts? Well, here’s the idea. People who have warts are often looking for ways to get rid of them, and warts are notorious for popping up and disappearing out of the blue. One of the most popular options is applying silver duct tape over the wart. The theory is, over time, the sticky adhesive helps remove them. Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied the phenomenon and found the tape did not appear to help.

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