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

What to do if I have a wart looking thing and every where 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 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 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 (thats 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 (thats 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, its 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, its 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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Red oval kinda raised bumps around anus, inside of cheek, very itchy, hurts really bad, worse when wiped, sound like warts or pruritus ani?

Red oval kinda raised bumps around anus, inside of cheek, very itchy, hurts really bad, worse when wiped, sound like warts or pruritus ani?

Either: Unfortunately, your symptoms may be either one. You should definitely see your dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis. This is important as each has a completely different treatment. 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 a 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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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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Are all vulva genital warts detectable? And what are other causes of vulva itching?

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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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more