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Do warts always leave scars?

Do warts always leave scars?

Not usually: Not if they go away spontaneously or through the use of topical anti-fungals. However , more destructive treatments if employed can cause scars such as freezing , burning or surgery. ...Read more

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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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When you freeze gential wart does it leave a scar?

When you freeze gential wart does it leave a scar?

Probably not: Freezing may cause a discoloration, but usually not a scar. The discoloration may or may not resolve with time. ...Read more

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Do scars from plantar's warts ever go away? I had one a couple of years ago & have a scar, it doesn't bother me but I'm just curious about that

Do scars from plantar's warts ever go away? I had one a couple of years ago & have a scar, it doesn't bother me but I'm just curious about that

Likely not: There are ways to augment the scars and help them fade. But, likely there will be some residual scar from the plantars wart... ...Read more

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How to remove scars on my face due to the removal of warts?

You can't !: See a plastic surgeon , or dermatologist who performs cosmetic procedures to correct scars. ...Read more

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Hi. I've had my HPV warts removed and for a while now it has been fine but recently I noticed that one of the "scars" look a little more prominent..

Hi. I've had my HPV warts removed and for a while now it has been fine but recently I noticed that one of the "scars" look a little more prominent..

Local recurrence: is not unusual. Go back to your doctor for another treatment before it gets any larger. It is much easier when the lesions are small. ...Read more

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How can you remove scar from wart removal?

How can you remove scar from wart removal?

Tincture of time: In most instances time is one of your best friends. Of course. Full thickness injury may require more urgent treatment to minimize scarring. Silicone gel sheeting and pressure dressings are time tested methods to minimize scar formation. Avoid sun and tobacco use. Excision or surgical scar revision may be required but rarely necessary. ...Read more

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Are my white wart removal scars permanent?

Are my white wart removal scars permanent?

Posible: Any procedure will leave a scar , some times visible , or non visible microscopic scar. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a wart and a wart scar. Not sure if I have warts or scars from warts. ?

DIfficult to tell: It can be difficult to tell the difference between an active wart and a scar from treatment. If black dots are present (which are the tips of dilated blood vessels) the wart virus is probably active. ...Read more

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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more


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