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How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

Different strains: There are lots of different hpv strains. The ones that are sexually transmitted, which cause cervical and penile cancer, don't cause warts on someone's hand. There are strains that aren't stds which do cause warts on the hand and are transmitted just through skin to skin contact. They are all very contagious. ...Read more

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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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Touched penis and scrotum with hand wart before and no warts appeared. It's been months since then. Is it possible to still transmit them to their?

Touched penis and scrotum with hand wart before and no warts appeared. It's been months since then. Is it possible to still transmit them to their?

Wart: incubation can be upto 8months. However verruca vulgaris has less affinity to the genitals than conndyloma accuminata which is sexual transmitted ...Read 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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How do I get rid of hand warts?

How do I get rid of hand warts?

Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more

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What happens if I have a hand wart can I give it to my partner if we have sex?

What happens if I have a hand wart can I give it to my partner if we have sex?

Probably not: Of the 100+ HPV types, most tend to establish infections only in certain body areas. HPV 1, the main cause of hand warts, rarely infects the genital area. So probably there is no risk. Having said that, maybe you shouldn't push your luck. Until the wart has cleared up, it may be best to not use that hand for sexual stimulation of your partner. ...Read 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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Can you tell me if I have a hand wart can I give it to my partner if we have sex?

Can you tell me if I have a hand wart can I give it to my partner if we have sex?

Sure: Or just by holding hands. Who cares? HPV viruses that cause warts are all over the place. That strain presents no danger. Be glad you've got a relationship. Get the wart removed if you wish. ...Read more

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Touched penis and scrotum with hand wart before and no warts appeared. It's been months since then. Is it possible to still transmit them to their?

Wart: incubation can be upto 8months. However verruca vulgaris has less affinity to the genitals than conndyloma accuminata which is sexual transmitted ...Read more

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After reading I could spread hand wart to genitals and mouth. I have stopped everything like touching or eating with hands. I'm scared :( what to do?

After reading I could spread hand wart to genitals and mouth. I have stopped everything like touching or eating with hands. I'm scared :( what to do?

No need for fear: Well, I understand your concern and obviously don't know how badly your hands are affected by these "warts" but obviously not wanting to use your hands to eat or touch ANYTHING is a little extreme. Have you seen your doctor about treatments? There are a number of options including surgical removal if these things are that pervasive and annoying. ...Read more

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Water warts on hands from what?

verruca vulgaris: Common warts are typically exophytic verrucous papules that may be single lesions or that may be grouped in a linear configuration. Human papillomavirus is the etiologic agent. Thank you for question. ...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