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Contagious (Definition)

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Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vice versa. ...Read more

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Are genital warts the same warts some people get on their hands?

Are genital warts the same warts some people get on their hands?

They are related: Warts are mostly caused by viruses, and the ones that cause genital warts fall into one group of subtypes. The warts on fingers and feet, plantar warts, are in a different family. But all are contagious, so it is wise to be careful and limit exposure of your skin to any skin with warts. ...Read more

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What to do if I have multiple warts on my feet, can these warts so contagious that they can grow on my face?

What to do if I have multiple warts on my feet, can these warts so contagious that they can grow on my face?

Yes: If you pick at them and touch your face you could spread them. Warts are a virus. There are many treatments including over the counter medications. ...Read more

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As there are genital warts on my penis from the age of 15. Now my age is 32. how to know the genital warts on my penis are cancerous or not ?

As there are genital warts on my penis from the age of 15. Now my age is 32. how to know the genital warts on my penis are cancerous or not ?

Need a doctor: Genital warts are sexually transmitted.Did you see a doctor? Simple external treatment is available if it is warts.Very unlikely as it remained the same for 17 years. ...Read more

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How are blisters from hand foot mouth treated?  how will the ones on hands bother them/feel for them?

How are blisters from hand foot mouth treated?  how will the ones on hands bother them/feel for them?

Comfort care: The blisters in coxsackie virus, or hand, foot and mouth disease are usually painless on the hands and feet unless they develop a bacterial infection. They can be covered with a bandage if needed to protect the underlying skin. The mouth blisters are painful enough to prevent eating and your doctor can provide medication to help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to cure the bumps on my skin while they are still small?

How to cure the bumps on my skin while they are still small?

Need to know what: They are. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has genital warts and they are starting to smell, usually we would ignore them and carry on but they're leaving a thick layer of grease.

My boyfriend has genital warts and they are starting to smell, usually we would ignore them and carry on but they're leaving a thick layer of grease.

He needs treatment: Odor suggests warts are infected. All genital or anal warts should be treated or removed surgically, and for sure warts large enough to get infected or have odor must be treated. Also, large warts have increased chance of being cancerous. Get him to a doctor. Also see your own doctor to be checked for warts, have a pap smear (f you are female), and discuss the HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more