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Pricking the CM makes sense. We have battled these little dudes on my 6 yo for the last year.

A year ago, the Doc "scraped" 11 of them off of my son. They came back several times since they are a virus.

This last round, the Doc gave me Aldara, a cream to destroy genetal warts! [img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/rolleyes.gif[/img] Turns out this stuff IRRITATES the tissue thus activating the immune system to attack the little buggers and destroying them for good!

The Doc stated without some type of irritation that the immune system didn't recognize them as enemies and wouldn't do anything about them.

Soooo, pricking them would demand a reaction from the immune system. Makes total sense to me AND fits with what the Doc told me.

My son has an extremely low threshold of pain. That is why we didn't scrape this round. Maybe I will put some baby oragel on him tomorrow and prick them with a needle. My DH may have to hold him down for me since he will likely be a banshee about the deal.

The Aldara worked on one of them but it takes FOREVER! Up to 16 weeks. You apply the ointment 3 times a week after bath. AND if you keep forgetting, like we do, it takes even longer! sigh...

Too bad I didn't see your post last summer when I first addressed these little guys.

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Mom to 2 beautiful children. A 2 yo with global developmental delay from vaccine injury. A loving 6 yo. And myself a migraine survivor, dietary managed.