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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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Do genital warts or herpes itch?

Do genital warts or herpes itch?

Possibly: Condylomata or genital warts typically are not symptomatic whereas herpes outbreaks often are preceded by burning pain and itching ...Read more

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What to do if I have a wart looking thing and everywhere next to my penis itches. What is it?

What to do if I have a wart looking thing and everywhere next to my penis itches. What is it?

Impossible to tell: Since we can't see it over the internet. Have your doctor take a look at it at your next visit. ...Read more

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Symptoms include: yellow thick discharge, small warts on my clit and inside my vagina its painful and itches constantly, what could this be?

Symptoms include: yellow thick discharge, small warts on my clit and inside my vagina its painful and itches constantly, what could this be?

Vaginitis: Might be due to vaginitis. Commonly caused by std such as gonorrhea/chlamydia. Other causes include yeast infection/bacterial vaginosis. See your physician and have it checked. ...Read more

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Aldara (imiquimod) cause oozing but painless sores on clitoral hood when cream rubs on it. The majora where wart (next to clit) only itches. Stop use or continue?

Aldara (imiquimod) cause oozing but painless sores on clitoral hood when cream rubs on it. The majora where wart (next to clit) only itches. Stop use or continue?

Continue: This shows it is working. Use a tiny amount. I tell people to make a pin-prick in the packet and make it last a few applications. If the reaction is too violent, use less frequently. 3 times a week, sometimes less, is usual dose. ...Read more

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I have a scab that itches on my left leg, when I pick it turns red and bleeds and comes back the same way kind of like a callus or a wart, it isblac?

I have a scab that itches on my left leg, when I pick it turns red and bleeds and comes back the same way kind of like a callus or a wart, it isblac?

Need to examine: A non-healing ulcer is a cause for concern. It may be a venous stasis ulcer, seborrhic keratosis, or less likely a skin carcinoma. It would be prudent to see a doctor and if need be, have it excised and tissue examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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I have a drop wart (that's what my parents call them) on my neck. Only thing that bothers me is its location rubs on necklaces and it itches. Treatment?

I have a drop wart (that's what my parents call them) on my neck. Only thing that bothers me is its location rubs on necklaces and it itches. Treatment?

Skin Tags: This extra skin is not, in reality, a wart caused by hpv-the wart virus. But, it is extra skin caused by friction of clothing, skin or jewelry. Many of us in the primary care setting freeze these with liquid nitrogen as a simple way to shrink or remove them. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, it's the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.

I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, it's the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.

It sounds like it: Could be a stye or hordeolum. You can try applying warm compresses to the area a few times/day and if it is not improving or if it is enlarging, you should have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when I look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if i

Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when I look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if i

This sounds: Like hemorrhoids, either internal and/or external and does not sound like genital warts at all. Caffeine causes the itching and makes you constipated, having to push and thus hemorrhoid symptoms. Eliminate all caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz fluids per day. See a colorectal surgeon if this does not resolve. ...Read more

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Wart like rash that is spreading and is causing her to be uncomfortable itching?

Wart like rash that is spreading and is causing her to be uncomfortable itching?

See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require an in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Why is my foot itching around plantars wart?

Why is my foot itching around plantars wart?

Virus: Because warts are caused by a virus the skin irritation may cause and itching reaction. If it is being treated by a topical medicine the medicine may be an irritant creating the itching. ...Read more

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I have perinium itching and small smooth rash. Dr. said it didn't look like warts. It's lasted a few weeks. It's not herpes.

I have perinium itching and small smooth rash. Dr. said it didn't look like warts. It's lasted a few weeks. It's not herpes.

Genital skin rash: There are many causes of genital area rash. Most are not STDs. Some are problems that occur primarily in the genital area, and others can occur anywhere and happen to involve the genital area. Since your doctor apparently doesn't know, see a dermatologist. You can also google "genital skin rash images" for photos to compare with your rash. A "smooth" patch might be lichen planus. ...Read more

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How can you stop itching on your genital warts? Please help they itch super bad

How can you stop itching on your genital warts? Please help they itch super bad

See a doc: The best thing is to get the warts treated. Liquid nitrogen (in the hands of an experienced doc) has very good effects in making warts go away. There are other topical treatments... But they carry risks if not performed by the physician. ...Read more

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Viral warts on face and neck, around that i hav. Itching. Acid didn't work. Should I go for laser.

Viral warts on face and neck, around that i hav. Itching. Acid didn't work. Should I go for laser.

Go for proper treatm: You tried self treatment already, now is the time to her eradicated from one of methods by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes foot itching around my plantar wart?

What causes foot itching around my plantar wart?

Plantar wart: Walking on a wart can cause irritation and inflammation of the involved skin. This can cause tenderness and/or itching. ...Read more

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I am having itching in eyes and am having wart in my left eye too?

I am having itching in eyes and am having wart in my left eye too?

Allergies or bleph: Allergies and blepharitis cause itching. Over-the-counter allergy medicine and eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop. Blepharitis also causes itching is a minor infection of the eyelids associated with stys. Crusting and tearing is common. Warm compress with daily baby shampoo washing of the eyelids helps relieve this. Severe cases are placed on antibiotics by your doctor. ...Read more

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Bumps almost look like warts on/near clitours they are itchy it started w labia minora itching I'm diabetic could it be meds? Not sexual active

Yeast vaginitis?: Genital warts can appear (or reappear) months or years after catching HPV. Howver, warts don't itch; if you have warts, it's not the only problem. Vulvar itching is most suggestive of a vaginal yeast infection, which is much more common in women with diabetes. This could also indicate your diabetes is not under as good control as it could be. See your doctor and take it from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are all vulva genital warts detectable? And what are other causes of vulva itching?

Actual warts are: Whereas actual vulvar warts can usually be identified by careful inspection, skin that is only just infected with the virus will appear totally normal. These areas may develop warts later, or more often will just pass on the microscopic viral particles to other people who come into close contact. The list of all causes of vulvar itching is very long! ...Read more

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Had a couple genital warts frozen, is itching around the vulva days after normal after this procedure?

Had a couple genital warts frozen, is itching around the vulva days after normal after this procedure?

Normal and expected: Wart treatments work by destroying wart tissue and/or causing inflammation. Both of these naturally are irritating. So if it's the wart-treated areas that are itching, it's normal. If you have more widespread vulvar itching, however, it could be something else, such as a yeast infection. In that case, check back with the doctor or clinic treating your genital warts. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more