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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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Can u squeeze flat warts on face without consequences?

Can u squeeze flat warts on face without consequences?

Why do want: To squeeze, first make sure it is a wart , if it is con't get rid of it by squeezing , besides it may create a scar on your face , see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Could flat warts on face be transferred to genitals?

Could flat warts on face be transferred to genitals?

Yes: Warts are caused by viruses, which are transmissible from one area of the body to another, so exercise caution when treating warts. ...Read more

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Is it flat warts or adult acne on my face?

Is it flat warts or adult acne on my face?

Needs exam to tell.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had flat warts on my face for five years, I've visited the dermatologist and nothing they gave me worked. What do I do?

I've had flat warts on my face for five years, I've visited the dermatologist and nothing they gave me worked. What do I do?

Flat warts: Flat warts can take a long time to be treated. 1st thing is to make sure that this is the correct diagnosis. Several treatment options are available: freezing with liquid nitrogen, light electrosurgery, laser, topical Imiquimod gel, catharone. Most important is to treat them without leaving scars. ...Read more

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Small flat spot on face. Should i be worried? I think it might be a flat wart or verruca?

Small flat spot on face. Should i be worried? I think it might be a flat wart or verruca?

See your doctor: It is appropriate to get an accurate diagnosis before proceeding with a treatment plan. See your doctor to get a diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Could this mean I am at risk for cervical cancer because I have flat warts on my face?

Could this mean I am at risk for cervical cancer because I have flat warts on my face?

Different HPV: The strains of hpv that cause cancer of the cervix are different from the flat-wart type you find elsewhere on the body. Your risk is neither greater nor less if you have flat warts on your face. And the question is moot, since hopefully you are sensible enough to get checked on a regular basis for premalignancy of the cervix. Best wishes. ...Read more

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A small mark on my face, initially i thought it was a spot but it looks more flat wart looking. It's been on my face for about a month. Any ideas?

A small mark on my face, initially i thought it was a spot but it looks more flat wart looking. It's been on my face for about a month. Any ideas?

Freckle?: It is not feasible to know without examining you. If you were exposed to the sun, it may be a freckle. If it doubles in size, develops a nodule, bleeds or ulcerates, see a doctor, otherwise you may watch and wait. 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. 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. ...Read more

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I have flat warts on my face, fingers, wrist, and ankle. how do I get rid of them?

I have flat warts on my face, fingers, wrist, and ankle. how do I get rid of them?

Dermatologist: There are several treatment options for warts. It is first important to be certain they are actually warts. There are many skin conditions that look similar to warts. I recommend you see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a flat wart on my face. Is there a cream that my family doctor can prescribe to get rid of it? This flat wart started as a red area 3 weeks ago. I thought it was a pimple but now 3 weeks later i can see what looks like a flat wart. I say flat wart

I have a flat wart on my face. Is there a cream that my family doctor can prescribe to get rid of it? This flat wart started as a red area 3 weeks ago. I thought it was a pimple but now 3 weeks later i can see what looks like a flat wart. I say flat wart

Recommend : Recommend that you see a dermatologist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon who is trained to diagnose skin lesions. There are many possibilities as to what this is and you need a professional evaluation. If is is a wart, professional removal is recommended to ensure complete eradication of the lesion. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat warts on the back of my head without shaving my head?

What can I do to treat warts on the back of my head without shaving my head?

Have a freezing: Have a dermatologist examine them to be sure they are warts and opt for a freezing treatment. ...Read more

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Could you HPV just because you have a wart on your face?

Could you HPV just because you have a wart on your face?

There are over: 100 strains of hpv (human papillomaviruses). Yes, a wart is from hpv. But that does not mean that you have a sexually transmitted disease. Your question makes it sound as if you are quite fearful of the wart. Sometimes a wart is just a wart. ...Read more

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Why do I keep on getting warts on my face area?

Why do I keep on getting warts on my face area?

Minor mystery: No one will ever figure this out. Warts just pop up and it is almost never apparent why. Just get them removed. ...Read more

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Are small warts on face and neck are dangerous? Is it good to remove warts or should we not?

If they bother you: Many things people think are "warts" are actualyl skin tags or benign growths called seborrheic keratoses and cherry angioma. If they bother you, it is not difficult to remove them at your doctor's or dermatologist's office ...Read more

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I washed my face last night after cautery procedure for face warts is there something to be worried about?

I washed my face last night after cautery procedure for face warts is there something to be worried about?

No: As long as the skin is intact, there's really nothing to worry about. It's better to keep the area clean, if possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why my face always itchy?What should I do?I'm just thnking f this is warts.

Why my face always itchy?What should I do?I'm just thnking f this is warts.

Many options: Facial itch can be from something as simple as dry skin to a large differential of inflammatory skin conditions. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment, and in the meantime try a gentle moisturizer like cetaphil or cerave. ...Read more