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How to tell the difference between a wart and a pimple

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
Dermatology 22 years experience
Thanks for asking!: A wart looks like a pimple that is very 'ragged' on top and it typically does not itch or respond to most topical products (except liquid nitrogen and... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
So many answers: There are so many different appearances that it would make the most sense for you to see your obgyn for a checkup - and more so because there are diff... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See your doctor: If these have appeared since being treated for chlamydia, definitely see your doctor for a good exam to determine whether these are infections or norm... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: The penis is covered by skin (epithelium), which makes it susceptible to the formation of disease such as warts or pimples.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 38 years experience
Not sure???: Better see a dermatologist to find out exactly what it is before trying to treat it!
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Get tested: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatmen... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
No!!!!: You will damage the dermis/epidermis of your face. Plantar warts are buried in the thickest skin of your body, not a pimple. There are many safer way... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Hard to be sure: Skin issues usually require a direct visual evaluation to know what it is & how to treat it. The limited description sounds like molluscum which a... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Sebaceous Cysts: Look up sebaceous cysts on google image. This is a very common benign issue that is caused by a hair duct getting blocked and oil, old skin cells and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Can't tell here: White abnormalities ( not just taste buds) should be seen by a dentist or md (perhaps ear, nose, throat doc). Cancer unlikeky at your age. Get examine... Read More
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