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Does Freezing The Genital Warts Often Make The Skin Black
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more
Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin
Here are some ...: What you've observed on the glans penis is normally expected but unique since the healing ability widely varies, evolves, and matures over a variable duration among the life of all individuals. So, time & patience are what you need. If still anxious, seek timely evaluation & counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If one gets rid of their genital warts with aldara, (imiquimod) how many times can the warts reappear before it seems "unlikely" that they will?
Genital warts: Genital warts, are caused by hpv, human papilloma virus, and they come from contact with another person. The incubation time is long and you can have sex and not see warts for many weeks or months. Aldara (imiquimod) gets your immune cells t kill the virus, but they may seem to be gone for weeks or months, from aldara, (imiquimod) but are not yet all. Killed. Wait six months before you beleive that they are all gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a gential wart texturally change from a raised bumpy wart to Verrucae wart in appearance after TCA acid treatment?
Wart topical therapy: Sure - you're basically trying to destroy the thing with a chemical compound, so I would expect some morphological changes. What exactly that's going to look like on it's way to final destruction depends on the starting size, how much treatment you give it etc. The thing about warts is they 'hide' from the immune system, so they can be somewhat persistent. Sounds like you're making progress tho. ...Read more
Is it true that surgery is required in order to remove anal warts or can anal warts disappear on their own?
Not always: Almost all warts -- common warts of the hands and feet, genital warts, anal warts -- are eventually cleared by the immune system. They'll probably resolve, but it seems to take longer, often several years, for anal warts. If many warts or especially large ones, infection and other complications are a risk and surgery usually is wise. Just a few warts can be treated by freezing, imiquimod, etc. ...Read more
Various serotypes: There are well over a hundred different types of hpv which all grow on the human skin and mucous membranes. It is very difficult to type them without a special virology laboratory. Normally only the genital warts ared typed as some have been associated with cancer in that area. ...Read more
Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?
Yes: The virus you mentioned can affect the skin anywhere in the body. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Can herpes on the testicles cause the skin to flake? My testicles are flaking.I peeled off some of the skin it looks like there may be herpes under it
Here are some ...: What you described does not fit the clinical pictures of herpes at all. However, bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of skin change over time to Doc for analysis + physical exam timely + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / counseling. ...Read more
Yes: Genital warts are caused by strains of human papilloma virus (hpv) some of which cause cervical cancer, anal warts & cancer, pharyngeal warts & cancer. If you are affected, have your fp check thoroughly for other sites, especially the cervix with pap smear & dna testing to prevent/id cervical cancer early. Hpv vaccine protects against these cancer-causing strains. Discuss with doc. ...Read more
Is it normal for dead scabies, eggs and burrows to look white beneath the skin after permethrin treatment? Will they surface?
Koebner Phenomenon: Plantar warts transmitted from swimming pools due to the rough surfaces abrading the skin of the feet periungual warts in patients who bite their finger nails shaving spreads warts over the beard area or legs new warts may develop along the sites of trauma, this is known as the koebner phenomenon. ...Read more
Is there a laser skin lightening treatment available in the US that can make brown skin into pale skin throughout the whole body? What is it called?
No: Beyonce's color is fine, Nicole's color is fine, and everyone else's color is fine. We do not have a laser booth for darker people to hop into, turn on a few buttons, and hop out a hour later with a lighter shade of skin. You can do the opposite and get a total body spray tan... but it's hard to make that look natural. Also, why the desire for a different color? Is it for fun, as in using make-up? ...Read more
Can common skin warts or plantar and palmer be passed through toilet paper if one of these warts touches it and then another person touches it?
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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