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Tolerance to Aldara?!

I was using aldara and it cleared be about 90%+ in about a month. Then it stopped working entirely...Have you heard of  anything like this or know why it might happen. Thanks in advance for the help.
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That happens all the time.  Whatever treatment is used - imiquimod (Aldara), podofilox (Condylox), freezing, trichloroacetic acid, and others - it is common for warts to respond initially and then become resistant.  Overall, Aldara is effective in eradicating warts about 60-70% of the time.  Check with the provider who prescribed your treatment; the first thing is to be certain you really have persistent wart tissue and not just a heaped up scar.  But assuming it's a wart, you'll need to try one of the other treatments.

Good luck--  HHH, MD
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