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How Can I Treat Plantar Warts
There are many types of warts and all are caused by virus. There are a variety (~46) of different viruses that cause warts thus different type of warts. Different types of warts will have there own appearance. Some are flat and smooth while others are raised and rough with small black streaks or specks in them. Others are ...Read more
If a plantar wart was to be spread to the genitals or in the mouth, would it still be the same type of wart? Treatable in the same way?
Virus with fetish: Treatment depends on location. All hpv are not same, there over 60 types most of the time go away on their own. Yes genital & mouth possible to be the same as they all cause cancers, main culprits 6 11 16 18 quadirvalevt vaccination is available as they cause ca of cervix, vagina, vulva throat, anal penile cancer in men. Young woman need vaccination to prevent above cancers. ...Read more
One of a few ways.: Three common ways that plantar warts are removed are freezing them, application of chemicals and surgical removal. The first two are available to you as over the counter treatments found at most drug stores. The last one requires you go to a surgeon or podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A skin virus.: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have plantar warts, back acne, chest acne, spots, and stretchmarks. What can I do to treat all these ugly skin conditions?
Plantar warts on toe. Since the main cause is HPV, once treated will I still be infected with HPV and will I have increased risk for cervical cancer?
Different HPV: HPV or human papilloma virus is a family of related viruses that infect humans but cause different problems. Some HPV types can cause skin warts (types 1, 2, 4, 60, or 63), some genital warts (types 6 and 11), whereas HPV types 16 and 18 are associated with the risk of cervical cancer. Two FDA vaccines protect against 16 and 18 and when administered before infection, can reduce the risk of cancer ...Read more
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