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Crusty Wart Like Growth
I have what appears to be a small growth of extra skin on the back of my head that looks like a large wart. Can I try removal at home first?
What could cause fluid on face as well as odd wart like growth. One on each side, inside cheeks? The outside of cheeks are now ulcerating, won't heal?!
Have to: You need a biopsy. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Hi, I have been noticing that lots of my accuentences have wart like growths on their elbow areas. I am just concerned for their health and curious.?
How can I remove flesh growth that are similar to warts and how much can it cost or is it covered by medical aid?
Seborrheic Keratosis: A seborrheic keratosis usually appears as a brown, black or pale growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back. The growth has a waxy, scaly, slightly elevated appearance. Occasionally, it appears singly, but multiple growths are more common. Seborrheic keratoses don't become cancerous, but they can look like skin cancer. Cost depends how many are removed. ...Read more
No: Opening the area up is an easy way to get a significant infection. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more
Growth near vagina that I have had for 18 years since I was 13 looks like a "wart" what can it be?
Wart or skin tag...: If it has been there for 18 years it is probably just a skin tag. Have a dermatologist examine and possibly biopsy it to be sure. ...Read more
I have a small wart like growth in my pubic area where it joins with the groin. It has a thin base and is easily movable and shiny texture. What is it?
Wart vs skin tag: A doctor can help decide what it is -or you can upload a pic here on Healthtap and get a diagnosis. Either way, it sounds like it could easily be ablated -or destroyed. Ideally a doctor could do that by freezing it off with liquid nitrogen, or giving you medication to try chemical destruction. I would favor the first option, as it's in a sensitive area. These are common issues-don't worry too much ...Read more
I have never had warts before, but I have a single growth on my finger that has been there for over seven months, it hurts as well...Cancer?
Dermatologist said gential warts AFTER TCA changed the growth. MyOBGYN said 100% NOT gential warts. What do I tell my boyfriend? Thedocs still disagree
Don't do anything: This is at least your 3rd question on this. Clear answers not available from any forum. But this doesn't matter anyway. Either BP or warts means HPV, which you probably had for months or years, so bf has been repeatedly exposed. Nothing to do now and no point in changing sexual practices now. If he gets visible warts, he should see doctor. Otherwise no implications for his health. No worries! ...Read more
See a dermatologist: You should not be doing this yourself. Please get professional input and get better. ...Read more
Should I be worried about a small, red, wart-looking growth/legion on my scalp? It's tiny, but protrudes enough of make me ask.
I had a growth removed a month ago, and it was a wart. Dr wants to follow up with nitro treatment. If growth is still gone, what can I expect at appt?
Doctor: Ask the treating phusician physician that exact question ...Read more
Can any other skin growth look like filiform wart? As far as slight resemblance? My growth doesn't look like stereotypical filiform- at all! Is it?
Yes: The best way to really diagnose a skin growth is under a microscope. See a dermatologist and get a biopsy for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
My 5 year old has a growth on the back of her head like a skin tag or a wart type thing. What could it be?
You named 2: If it bothers you, have someone look at it. Many can be removed in the office if needed. ...Read more
What should the skin beneath a gential wart scab look like after scab has fallen off? Should there be a small hole or fleshy growth- under it?
Genital warts: Genital warts generally look like fleshy growths. If you are concerned that you may have genital warts or another sexually transmitted infection, you should make an appointment to be seen by a physician for a pelvic exam. Please avoid sex until evaluated, to avoid spreading any infection to partners. In the future, please practice safer sex with condoms. ...Read more