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warts on hands and feet

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
17% salicylic acid: apply once a day till they disappear. If too deep you will need liquid nitrogen

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of ways: Get it treated! you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience in Dermatology
Cause of warts: Hpv - human papillomavirus causes warts. It is a dna virus that once in the skin, it is there forever. That being said, the virus is never removed ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Long term germ: Hpv is a member of a family of dna viruses well known for disappearing for unpredictable intervals before resurfacing. Once you have it, it has you as ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Exposure : You may have been exposed to the virus and you may have a decreased immune system.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience in Pathology
verruca vulgaris: Common warts are typically exophytic verrucous papules that may be single lesions or that may be grouped in a linear configuration. Human papillomavir ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor freezes them: Warts on the hands, or on most other parts of the body, can be frozen off by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. Usually, it takes 3 visits or s ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: They are different strains altogether.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cryotreatment: In my office, instead of spraying or using those prefilled cans...I use a good old fashioned orangewood stick with a cotton tipped end. I have a liqu ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably not: Of the 100+ HPV types, most tend to establish infections only in certain body areas. HPV 1, the main cause of hand warts, rarely infects the genital a ... Read More
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