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Hand foot mouth virus and testicles?

Hand foot mouth virus and testicles?

HFMD: Hand foot mouth virus can cause pain in one or both testicles in 10% of the cases. It is a contagious viral illness that commonly affects infants and children caused by enterovirus. The disease usually doesn't need treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...Read more


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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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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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Removing plantar wart virus from your foot painful?

Removing plantar wart virus from your foot painful?

Maybe: The most painless method is laser removal, pulsed dye, diode, or co2. The first two usually require several treatments and do not require anesthesia...The co2 is a single treatment, does require the area to be numbed but has a95+% success...Google! ...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 having multiple sexual partners
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Does a finger wart hurt?

Does a finger wart hurt?

Treat warts duc tape: http://www.handctr.com/warts-121.html

Hand or finger Warts can be treated with duct tape.
Do not make tape tight around a finger!!!! ...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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Hpv from vagina to hand. Hand burns constantly.?

Hpv from vagina to hand. Hand burns constantly.?

Another diagnosis: Genital and nongenital warts rarely cause pain and when this does occur it is usually with pressure placed on the wart. If your entire hand has a burning sensation you will need to be seen by your primary care provider for the cause of this symptom. ...Read more

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Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vice versa. ...Read more

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Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

Is it ok to remove a wart on my arm with plantar wart remover?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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Can we have plantar wart on hands?

Can we have plantar wart on hands?

Wart on hand: You can certainly have a wart on the hand just drop the word plantar. Plantar wart is specific to bottom of foot. ...Read more

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Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Compression of nerve: which will hopefully be temporary. The usual position for a person installing flooring is to support your weight on your extended wrists. This compresses/stretches the nerves as they travel in your wrist to your hand. What you describe is serious, though. But if you stop injuring it, it should improve in a few hours...up to a day or so. Splint it. If it persists longer than 12-24 hours, go to ER ...Read more

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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

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Can my common wart on my hand spread?

Can my common wart on my hand spread?

Viral: Warts are viral and can spread if not eradicated fully

you should also check to make sure the warts are truly that and not a vesicular or pustular form of a virus or are representative of a systemic problem. ...Read more

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Blackhead on palm of hand, why?

Blackhead on palm of hand, why?

Means nothing: There's plenty of keratin and enough sebaceous glands to produce this occasionally. ...Read more

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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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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more