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Can touching a genital wart with your finger cause a wart to form on finger ?

Can touching a genital wart with your finger cause a wart to form on finger ?

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

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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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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Treating Finger Warts (Tip)

Treating Finger Warts

Cover with small square of duct tape, & bandaid. Leave on until falls off, remove dead wart, repeat! ...See more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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I have two small warts on my fingers. Please suggest some medicine or home treatment.?

I have two small warts on my fingers. Please suggest some medicine or home treatment.?

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 more

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Treating Finger Warts (Tip)

Treating Finger Warts

Ask your doctor about a yeast antigen injection for wart treatment. It has the highest success rate. ...See more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
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Get treated promptly
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Avoid multiple partners
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How to get rid of warts on my fingers?

How to get rid of warts on my fingers?

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 more

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What happens if I masturbate and I have a finger wart can I get genital warts?

What happens if I masturbate and I have a finger wart can I get genital warts?

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

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more