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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Infected wart: If the wart appears infected: is red, painful to the touch, oozing, smells, or has red streaks radiating away from broken skin see a physician immedia ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Wart: It could do both. Wash your hands well. Clean the area you picked with some hydrogen peroxide and put some antibiotic ointment or cream on it and a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes has to be: concerned , anaal wart is a sign of HPV infection , you may have genital warts as well , if present may lead to carcinomas ( and anal ) n futures . ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Most likely necrosis: After cryotherapy, area will get necrosis ( dead tissue ) , clean the area , apply local ointments like neosporin , will heal , make a follow up app ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Anything's possible.: If it can happen it will... But i can find no evidence in the medical literature re: reports of anal warts transmitted by a contaminated colonoscope. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Warts: Any wart is caused by a virus and is spread by contact. So touching or picking or scratching an area with warts can spread them. Avoid any unnecessa ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Immunocompromised: Yes, it is possible- if your immune system is profoundly low- you can have wart anywhere- not just perianal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Male HPV ?'s: Men and women can become immune competent over time to HPV, which will prevent "new" lesions. Males do not generally have potential cancers which can ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: If your baby was delivered vaginally and you were shedding HPV virus at the time (can happen without visible warts), the baby might become infected. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe nothing...: Hi ChatM230 Wow, sounds like a troublesome wart (verruca) for sure. Sometimes, an infection will let the bodies immune system 'discover' the warts ... Read More
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