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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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Hello doctors, can warts on your feet grow on your face?

Hello doctors, can warts on your feet grow on your face?

Not exactly: There are different subtypes of warts which tend to effect different areas of the body. Warts on the feet are termed "plantar warts". Warts on the face are usually a different subtype and probably a different type of wart virus (there are 150+ types of wart viruses that tend to have their own clinical characteristics). In any case see a dermatologist for some treatment options. ...Read more

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I've got warts on my feet. Should I see a dermatologist, or foot doctor and what causes them?

I've got warts on my feet. Should I see a dermatologist, or foot doctor and what causes them?

Check who can rx: Your typical plantar wart is caused by the same virus that causes warts on the rest of the the body. By the time it is symptomatic, few people want to wait to get them off.Today many gp/fp/im/peds pcp's have access to a cryopen system that uses compressed nitrous oxide to remove warts.This system can be used on plantar warts.Your regular dr may have this system.Derm of food dr would be 2nd source. ...Read more

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I have a wart on the sole of my foot, didn't bother me, now its hurting all the time, walking or just resting, should I treat myself or see a Doctor?

I have a wart on the sole of my foot, didn't bother me, now its hurting all the time, walking or just resting, should I treat myself or see a Doctor?

Sure its a wart?: If it's a wart a podiatrist can diagnose it and recommend treatment options. There are many other skin conditions, however, that can look like warts. There can be lesions caused by the bone, by a foreign body or by a blocked sweat duct cyst. I suggest you have a podiatrist take a look, then decide the best course. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, my sister has kidney insufficiency and she also has a wart on her foot. How can we get rid of her wart without medicine bad for her kidney?

Dear doctor, my sister has kidney insufficiency and she also has a wart on her foot. How can we get rid of her wart without medicine bad for her kidney?

Cryotherapy: A dermatologist usually will freeze off the wart with liquid nitrogen. This does not enter the body and will not be bad for her kidneys. ...Read more

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