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Children Warts On Hands
Common warts are typically exophytic verrucous papules that may be single lesions or that may be grouped in a linear configuration. Human papillomavirus is the etiologic agent.
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17% salicylic acid: Apply once a day till they disappear. If too deep you will need liquid nitrogen ...Read more
What's the best way to get rid of warts on hands? Should I be concernd about them spreadin elsewhere?
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 so. After each freezing part of the wart dies, until finally all the remaining warty skin is gone. Painting over-the-counter wart removal acids on ones warts is a lot more work than having a doctor freeze them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wart Treatment: Warts on the feet take longer to treat because the skin is thicker. Prescription salicylic acid products can work, but take several weeks of daily application. My office uses a Pulsed Dye Laser and I have found this to be quite effective and does not create a wound and allows immediate return to all activities. It does require multiple treatments. For very stubborn warts, I use a CO2 Laser. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of recurrent warts on hands? 10 in the past 12 months. Derm keeps spraying them off but more just pop up.
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 liquid nitrogen tank. Pour into a Styrofoam cup. And individually and deeply attack each wart. I almost never have issues making them go away using this method. ...Read more
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 area. So probably there is no risk. Having said that, maybe you shouldn't push your luck. Until the wart has cleared up, it may be best to not use that hand for sexual stimulation of your partner. ...Read more
I treated my hand wart with oregano oil. It turned black now what do I do. Keep it covered? Is it contagious?
Just watch it: The next time you need a wart removed, get with something scientific rather than a "pop" remedy that looks like an internet prank. Any irritant can stir up a wart so that the immune system removes it. If it gets red / hot / infected, get with a scientific physician. Leave it open and see what happens. All warts are somewhat contagious. Best wishes. ...Read more
How contagious are warts on hands? I shook someone's hand who had them. And how long can the virus live outside the body?
Hi, had raised bump on penis, no pain look like wart. Develop more the last few days and develop warts on hands. What could this be?
Skin lesions: These could be possibly warts. Recommend to see your PCP or dermatologist to evaluate for other possible causes and to get treated for warts if that's what you have. ...Read more
I've had warts on my hands since I was a child. Does HPV cause warts on hands and fingers? Am I going get cervical cancer?
How can you permanently get rid of a warts on hands? Using the over-the-counter liquid for warts, I seem to get rid of them for a few years. Then they grow back in the same exact locations on my fingers. Clearly, the virus is still present in the tissues
Touched penis and scrotum with hand wart before and no warts appeared. It's been months since then. Is it possible to still transmit them to their?
Tested. Postive for HPV july 2010. I've had 2 normal paps since then but I have warts on hands feet and knees could my body have cleared the virus
I just noticed a few warts on my palms. Can these transfer to other parts of my body? Would warts on hands be the same strain as genital HPV?
No: HPV is a common virus in nature and has dozens of strains that effect humans, The strains are like families & each has a preferred tissue where it lives/is found. The common genital wart strains (6, 11 & others) are different from those that show up on the skin/palms (1, 2, 4 & others). The warts on your palm may find their way to spread to other regular skin sites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After reading I could spread hand wart to genitals and mouth. I have stopped everything like touching or eating with hands. I'm scared : (what to do?
No need for fear: Well, I understand your concern and obviously don't know how badly your hands are affected by these "warts" but obviously not wanting to use your hands to eat or touch ANYTHING is a little extreme. Have you seen your doctor about treatments? There are a number of options including surgical removal if these things are that pervasive and annoying. ...Read more