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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have a cluster of warts (some large, some ) that started in my left hand, and now i have them appearing on my right, what could cause that?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Have to respond...: because of your colorful description. warts are caused by a common virus (HPV) of which there are almost 200 types. most common in children/young adults and breakouts more common if handling meat/poultry/fish frequently. Dermatologist may provide options for treatment. As an immunologist, I would want to ensure that you have good immune cell function, but that may be a premature step at this point

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Last updated Nov 14, 2015

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