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What are warts?

What are warts?

Warts: Warts are small, usually painless growths on the skin caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (hpv). Most, but not all, are generally harmless.

Warts can be disfiguring and embarrassing. Sometimes they itch or hurt (particularly on the feet). Some warts spread through sex. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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What causes warts?

What causes warts?

Skin virus: Warts are caused by a slow-growing skin virus. They are contagious (although not as much as a cold), so if someone with a wart on their foot walks barefoot on the ground and you walk in the same place, you can get them. If you think you have one, have your Dr. Take a look. ...Read more

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Are warts painful?

Are warts painful?

No: Warts on the bottom of the feet are usually painful. ...Read more

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Why do warts itch?

Why do warts itch?

Itch?: It depends on where they are, but on the foot - they usually don't itch. ...Read more

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How to remove warts?

How to remove warts?

Salicylic acid: If the wart is small and not on face, I generally recommend doing the following every other day for 2 wks: soaking wart with warm water, gently thin out the wart with an emory board, apply liquid 17% salicylic acid, cover with 40% salicylic acid tape, then apply duct tape (or surgical tape) over it to occlude. The wart will soften and peel off. Some require liquid nitrogen or laser treatments. ...Read more

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How do I treat warts?

How do I treat warts?

WART TREATMENTS: Depends on how long you have had them. Also depends on where the warts are. Also how many warts? For fingers, toes? Genitals? For fingers and toes, for instance, many over-the-counter wart medications like compound w, wart-off, wartaway sometimes work. Dermatologists often freeze off warts. Warts on the soles are very difficult to get rid of. See a dermatologists if they are stubborn. ...Read more

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How can I treat warts?

Patience: Most warts will eventually go away on their own. There are over the counter topical medications that can be used. A physician can remove them by a variety of means - surgical excision, cryotherapy, cautery, topical prescription medications. If they are causing problems, more aggressive treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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Why do warts come out?

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HPV: Hpv, the virus that causes the warts, can activate and start a chronic inflammation in the skin cells; this inflammation causes basically fibrous tissue to proliferate, becoming a wart. ...Read more

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How can warts be given?

How can warts be given?

Warts: Warts are caused by one of the many types of human papilloma virus. This virus is "given" through skin-to-skin contact. The end result can be the development of a typical wart. ...Read more

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How can I remove warts?

Many ways: The local pharmacy has many preperations on the shelf for self treatment. ...Read more

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Are body warts catching?

Are body warts catching?

Yes: Warts can be contagious through direct contact either with an infected individual or by contact to a surface that has presence of the virus. ...Read more

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What do warts look like.?

What do warts look like.?

Brownish cauliflower: They look somewhat different depending on location and up to 65% resolve within 2yrs without treatment. If you like, home remedies such duct tape, rubbing raw garlic over then cover, tea-tree oil application etc...Have been reported with success. Otc med such as compound -w etc...If severe or persistent, consult your doc as there many treatment options. Topicals vs freezing/electrodesication etc.. ...Read more

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Do warts bled quite a lot?

Do warts bled quite a lot?

Not a lot: Warts are caused by papilloma virus infection. Confined to the superficial layers of skin, they rarely bleed, if bleeds by scratching etc will be minimum. If it is bleeding may not be a wart see your physician. ...Read more

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What can be done for warts?

Many treatments: Self treatment with off the shelf products.
Professional treatment by freezing, laser, surgical removal. ...Read more

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How to remove warts easily?

None: If you wait long enough [months to years] warts will usually go away without a trace. That is the easiest treatment. If you want a faster result you will need to do something painful. There are numerous approaches because there is no single, reliable, easy therapy. The exact treatment depends on the Dr. There are OTC salicylic acid preps. Sometimes tape [any kind] helps. ...Read more

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Do you need to excise warts?

Do you need to excise warts?

Yes: Yes if you want to cure treat by any means like excises or fulgarize (or decicate) by qualified professional ...Read more

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What to do for planter warts?

What to do for planter warts?

Beetle Juice: I used to freeze or burn warts, but I have seen better results (with less painful treatment) with cantharone solution. It comes from a blistering beetle (don't ask ask me how or who found out!). It is expensive and difficult to obtain in the United States--however, if your physician has a bottle of it he can apply a little bit once a week for 2-3 applications. The wart usually blisters away. ...Read more

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Does flororacil work on warts?

5 Fluorouracil: 5-fucan be used as an adjunct treatment for warts. If it is used, it is usually applied twice daily under a bandaid. Certain locations might get much too irritated to use it, so check with your doctor if it is right for your warts. ...Read more

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How can you make warts disappear?

Various treatments: The decision for which treatment would depend on anatomical location and appearance of the wart. ...Read more

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How many types of warts are there?

Warts are same: Caused by hpv virus, with so many subtypes, each has its own behavior most of the genital warts are caused by type 6 ;11 but cx cancers by 16;18. Plantar warts are caused by 1, 2, 4, 27, ; 57 usually plantar warts will not infect genitals vice versa. Have their own fetish there are over 100 to 150 subtypes, of hpv virus ...Read more

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What are ways to remove flat warts?

Several: Freeze it (cryosurgical pen or liquid nitrogen)
cut it (take it off with curettage)
caustic applications (chemical distruction)
ignore it (some fall of in 4-5 years). ...Read more

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What could warts be the symptom of?

Virus: Warts are the symptom and result of a viral infection. ...Read more

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How painful is the removal of warts?

Depends: Depends on the location, size and technique used to remove them. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for warts?

Warts: Warts are caused by the human papilloma virus. There are different subtypes of the virus that lead to different types and locations of warts. A few of the types are oncogenic. The fastest way to get rid of warts is to have your doctor remove them (electrodessication) however any treatment that stimulates your immune system to recognize the wart as abnormal will allow your body to. Kill the wart. ...Read more

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How can a dermatoligist treat warts?

Wart treatment: Dermatologists treat warts all over the body and podiatrists treat warts on the foot and ankle. There are numerous ways to treat them- chemically, surgically and medically. Type of wart, location and number will often dictate the best treatment needed. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are warts pearlescent?

Pearlescent: luster: No, warts typical appear as raised cauliflower (with little black heads which can bleed) appearing lesions, on most body parts but plantar warts will have a callous cap to them. A glossy luster appearing skin lesion may be a epidermal inclusion cyst or other. See you local dermatologist or if on a foot, podiatrist. ...Read more

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What home remedies treat facial warts?

What home remedies treat facial warts?

See below: You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to excise warts?

Is it possible for you to excise warts?

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 oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight. I excise warts in resistant cases using radiowave surgery. ...Read more

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What is a good product to remove warts?

Salicylic Acid: Look for a salicylic acid product. I think the liquid ones work best. Paint onto wart nightly, EVERY night, keep beating on it over an over again. Wart will get white and mushy, its ok to pare it down. Just keep beating on it til gone.

The at home freezing thing you can get now is a waste of money. Its not as cold as liq nitrogen we use in office.

In office, we get best results with Canthacur PS ...Read more

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How long does it take warts to go away?

Varies: Depending on the location and treatment method warts can take a very long time to rid of. ...Read more

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What do warts look like when they start?

What do warts look like when they start?

The presenting: Lesion for all viruses is a vesicle, a small pimple-like lesion filled with clear fluid. From that, warts tend to get thick and calloused, you stop seeing skin lines through the center of it ("fingerprint lines"), and start seeing tiny black dots, which are thrombosed capillaries because viruses need your blood to live (unlike bacteria), so they build a network of blood vessels around themselves. ...Read more

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What can someone do about stubborn warts?

See below: Please consult this site for home remedies for warts.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Do warts turn white when you freeze them?

FREEZING WARTS: INITIALLY, THE WARTS WILL TURN WHITE AFTER THE FREEZING.
A FEW MINUTES LATER, THEY WILL RETURN TO THEIR NORMAL COLOR OR THEY MAY BECOME REDDER DEPENDING HOW LONG THEY HAD BEEN FROZEN!
NOT TO WORRY.. . ...Read more