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I have facial flat warts for over two years and I have tried burning. Now they are swollen and sometimes itchy and red. ?

I have facial flat warts for over two years and I have tried burning. Now they are swollen and sometimes itchy and red. ?

See a dermatologist: For a definitive diagnosis of your warts see a dermatologist Do not try burning them yourself. The itchy redness may be a hive like reaction or possibly a skin infection. ...Read more

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 are ways to remove flat warts?

What are ways to remove flat warts?

Several: Freeze it (cryosurgical pen or liquid nitrogen) cut it ( take it off with curettage ) caustic applications (chemical distruction) ignore it ( some fall of in 4-5 years). ...Read more

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What home remedies treat facial warts?

What home remedies treat facial warts?

See below: You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Does dr. Scholl's freeze away work for facial warts?

Not well: I do not recommend self treatment for this. The diagnosis of verrucae should be made by your dermatologist as not everything that looks like a wart is in fact a wart. The possibility of pigmentary alteration or scarring from self-treatment of the face is possible. ...Read more