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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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How can I get rid of a flat lip wart?

How can I get rid of a flat lip wart?

See your doctor: The most effective way to remove warts is either freezing or surgical excision. ...Read more

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Small, painless raised bump on outside of bottom lip. Doesn't appear to be coldsore, wart or acne. No fluid inside. Smooth, flat top. Scared. ?

Small, painless raised bump on outside of bottom lip. Doesn't appear to be coldsore, wart or acne. No fluid inside. Smooth, flat top. Scared. ?

Not dangerous.: Your bump could be from a number of causes: an old scar from acne, a pimple, a cyst ( like a little balloon of tissue under the skin) or something else you need to see a health professional: md or nurse practitioner so her or she can take a look. So call them for an appointment. ...Read more

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What might I do to get warts off my lips?

What might I do to get warts off my lips?

Lots of ways: See a dermatologist. You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more

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Grandson has a "wart" inside is lip...What causes this.

Grandson has a "wart" inside is lip...What causes this.

Few things: A soft tissue lesions can be caused by a few different sources. It may be viral or benign growth, for example. See a dentist for an exam. It may be nothing significant, or may require a simple biopsy. Either way, they will help identify the etiology and possible treatment options. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How do I remove warts on my lips?

How do I remove warts on my lips?

YOU don't!: See a dermatologist for this. Even some dermatologists refer face issues to a plastic surgeon, since scaring is a known risk. Please don't even think of using some over-the-counter acid wart remover on your face! ...Read more

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My 13yr son has two warts on his lips about the size grain of rice?

My 13yr son has two warts on his lips about the size grain of  rice?

Lip warts: Lip warts are often filamentous in nature. You don't mention what, if anything, has been tried so far. Options include chemical treatment, laser therapy, cryotherapy. and surgical treatment. Another option is to do nothing as these usually go away on their own with time ( 6-24 months) without any intervention. If pose a cosmetic concern in a 13 year old, then see dermatologist for all options. ...Read more

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Besides surgery is there any effective medicine to treat warts on lip?

Besides surgery is there any effective medicine to treat warts on lip?

Freezing: Doctors can use cryotherapy (freezing) to treat warts. There are also creams that work for some types of warts so see your doctor for the best options. ...Read more