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Is it possible to get warts on your shoulders?

Is it possible to get warts on your shoulders?

Yes: 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. 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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What can I expect when I get my warts froze--fall off?

What can I expect when I get my warts froze--fall off?

Blisters: You can expect blisters to form at the site of each wart. When the blister peels off, the wart should peel off with it. ...Read more

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I was told that there is a shot you can get that cures warts. Is this true?

No: There is a vaccine that reduces the chance of catching some types of genital warts. Ther are drugs that can be injected into warts that might nudge them to go away. But there is no shot that cures warts. ...Read more

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How to get rid of warts?

See below: Warts are due to infection with a human pappiloma virus. Consult this site for home remedies and other information. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/warts-and-plantar-warts-home-treatment ...Read more

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Am I going to get a wart if I accidentally touched my friends.. I'm scared I don't want a wart?

Warts /virus: Warts come from a virus which is transmittable. Don;t touch the virus but its ok to touch your friend.. Woman up to the age of 26 should talk to their doctor to get a gardasil series to prevent HPV (human papililoma virus)l ...Read more

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How to get rid of gential warts?

We don't have a cure: But, as warts appear they can be treated. There are several topical treatments some, like imiquimod, can be applied by patients, others are applied by a physician. There are also other techniques to burn, freeze, or cut them off. All this requires a visit with your gynecologist of family doctor. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a planters wart?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a planters wart?

Destroy it: A dermatologist or some primary care doctors can destroy a plantar wart by freezing it, by cutting off the top of it and freezing the base of it, or by using an electric needle to zap it to death... or even doing surgery on it if it is huge and deep. So, it all depends on how big it is, which part of the foot it's on, what the patient wants to do, and what equipment the doctor has in the office. ...Read more