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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Bumps: It is nearly impossible to diagnose a skin condition without seeing it. I recommend a doctor visit in order to get diagnosed and treated. It could b ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Struyk
20 years experience Anesthesiology
A virus: Plantar warts are caused by a strain of the human papillomavirus. They usually resolve on their own. Since you are having recurrent problems with plan ... Read More
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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Virus: All you need is a small break in the skin for a virus to enter. Unfortunately, once it's in your system and you never get rid of the virus within. T ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Take him to the doctor. There's no way for this forum to give any other answer. Good luck.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. H: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: How do you know these lesions are warts? If you have not seen a doctor, do so, whenever you have any now growths, lumps or bumps on your skin. If it ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Wait till it heals.: as warts are viral, you need to wait until it heals to really know.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
WART ON FACE?: WARTS ARE GROWTHS. WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING IT, THERE IS NO WAY WE CAN TELL. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK.
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ouch! Freezing hurts: I know, I tried it! You have just as good a chance using over the counter salicylic acid wart removal creams, but you must use them for 6 weeks. Bio ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Liquid nitrogen tx: The blisters will eventually slough off in one to 3 weeks. New skin will appear beneath the scab. One treatment may or may not cure your warts. Tim ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Do not scrape...: In your attempt to get to the root of the problem by scraping the virus away, you are actually spreading the virus. Warts thrive on the foot, in part, ... Read More
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