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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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I have some concerns about removing warts on my face. Will they leave scars?

Possibly: Any surgery can cause scarring , but with a skilled surgeon this should be negligible. ...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?

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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I have a scar after I removed a wart with a band aid. What can I do?

I have a scar after I removed a wart with a band aid. What can I do?

Leave alone: Scars from warts usually fill in and disappear on their own but may take6 -12 months. ...Read more

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Scars (Definition)

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


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