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wart like growth on skin

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Would not recommend.
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
No: Please don't as the scalp is very vascular and prone to bleeding profusely. Have a dermatologist do it, please.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes.: "freezing" means touching the skin with a liquid nitrogen-immersed cotton swab or spray. It works quite well, but you should only have this done by so ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Freezing is one method of removing warts.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The best way to really diagnose a skin growth is under a microscope. See a dermatologist and get a biopsy for definitive diagnosis.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not warts: Genital warts are very unlikely to clear up sooner than 2-3 months, usually a lot longer. However, the majority of genital skin problems are not warts ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: If it has been there a long time, it is likely to be wart. You may watch it periodically and consult a doctor if: it doubles in size, becomes irregula ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
You named 2: If it bothers you, have someone look at it. Many can be removed in the office if needed.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carey Check
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Genital warts: Genital warts generally look like fleshy growths. If you are concerned that you may have genital warts or another sexually transmitted infection, you ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Skin tags: I can't really tell what they are without seeng them but the description sounds like skin tags. You should see a dermatologist for verification. Skin ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Trust doctor: Trust your doctor or get a second opinion if desired.
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