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Viral Warts

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel .
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Summary of Viral Warts

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Viral Warts

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect viral warts.
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-c Notable Very High See all 3 studies
Although the evidence is very preliminary right now, supplementation of high dose zinc (up to 132mg elemental zinc) is able to abolish viral warts by 50-60% while topical application (10% zinc sulphate solution) can abolish viral warts in 80% of persons. Nonviral warts have less of a response to treatment.