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Genital Warts: Warts are contagious. The virus is easily spread by physical contact or even contact with sheets or towels. However, transmitting common warts from the hands to the genitals isn't likely at all since genital warts are a different strain from other warts, and transmitting genital warts to the hands is just as unlikely. All warts should be treated to avoid transmission, especially genital warts. ...Read more
So does it mean that it's almost gone?If its flat from the side and looks like a scar?Is it close to going away?(finger wart)
Usually leave alone: Warts often disappear on their own. I frown on home treatment because I have seen the disasters cause by this. If one does not know what they are doing, harm can come. There are tendons and joints on the fingers and they can be harmed. See a doctor and get the warts either injected, frozen, chemically treated or even perhaps :"burned" or lasered off or other treatment. Dermatologist r the 1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you get rid of a wart on your finger? I need to get rid of this before it spreads, do at home treatments really work and which is the best?
See below: There are many over the counter medications. Try the one that freezes the wart. ...Read more
Aspirin duct tape: Wet Aspirin made into paste covered by duct tape changed every few days will slowly decrease the warts. A very good prescription treatmentvis 5 fu cream which slowly will peel away the warts without the discomfort of freezing or burning.I find it far superior to alder which is very irritating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Wart viruses are specific to the type of skin they live in. Genital warts inhabit specific types of tissue, including the male and female genitals & the anal skin.In people with weak immunity,(AIDS) they can be found on the oral lips. Skin warts are specific to thicker skin surfaces including that of feet/hands and regular skin. ...Read more