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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 long will it take to recover from getting 3 plantar warts cut out of my foot?

How long will it take to recover from getting 3 plantar warts cut out of my foot?

A week: Depending on how many and how deep. However to get back to stepping without pain most people recover in a week. ...Read more

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How long can it take to recover from plantar wart surgery?

How long can it take to recover from plantar wart surgery?

Many factors: Location of wart? Under weight bearing area or not? Size of wart? Type of surgery performed? All of these factors will contribute to length of recovery which could be anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a wart to grow?

How long does it take for a wart to grow?

Depends: I have seen warts that have taken years to grow into a large lesion and I have seen some that have developed in weeks.

The good thing is that their average lifespan is about 1 and 1/2 years! ...Read more

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How long does it take compound w to remove a wart?

How long does it take compound w to remove a wart?

2 to 40 weeks: Seriously, it can clear them up right away, or seem to take forever. If you scrape the wart down daily, and it's not too big, compound w can work well. You just have to help things along with scraping. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

Genital Warts: Although the majority of people infected with hpv never show any signs, some people will begin to start showing symptoms as little as 2 weeks after infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for anal warts to resolve in their own if untreated?

How long does it take for anal warts to resolve in their own if untreated?

They may not: They don't always resolve on their own, so they should be treated. ...Read more

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My husband has gential warts can I get them and how long does it take?

My husband has gential warts can I get them and how long does it take?

Yes: Chances are you already have the virus that causes genital warts, human papillomavirus, hpv, mostly types 6 and 11. You have a 70% chance of infection with this virus by one unprotected sex with an infected individual via direct skin-to-skin contact. Only 1-5% infected will develop genital warts. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a facial and diamond peel before warts removal via cautery? How long does it take to heal?

Is it safe to have a facial and diamond peel before warts removal via cautery? How long does it take to heal?

Not safe if same loc: A diamond peel may increase the risk of spreading the warts, if the are in the same area. If different locations, the it does not matter. ...Read more

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How long does it take warts to go away?

Varies: Depending on the location and treatment method warts can take a very long time to rid of. ...Read more

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Once an HPV wart begins, how long does it take to develop?

Once an HPV wart begins, how long does it take to develop?

Genital warts.: Not sure what you mean by "develop". If you see the hpv wart, it has developed. This usually happens 6 weeks to many months after exposure. The size varies from almost invisible to very large cauliflower like lesions. Warts can be removed with topical treatments, laser or surgery. ...Read more

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How long does it take for compound w to get rid of a wart? What will the appearance of the wart be in the process?

Varied...: Over the counter remedies (like compound w) are used for the treatment of simple warts. The wart may have an initial reddened exterior as you treat it; and should eventually simply fall off. If you'd rather you can take an uncoated 325mg Aspirin and use a little water to make a paste and apply it topically to the wart (the same as compound w). ...Read more

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I have a wart on side of my testicle, got it checked at clinicI, he out some liquid on it and also froze it, now it hurts, how long does it take?

I have a wart on side of my testicle, got it checked at clinicI, he out some liquid on it and also froze it, now it hurts, how long does it take?

Here are some. ..: Some hurt after invasive Rx for warts is entirely expected during the process of its resolving and healing which however may widely vary among individuals. But, it's okay as long as slowly & surely getting better day by day. If the hurting doesn't get better after 3 days of Rx, watch for possible superimposed infection and ask Doc timely. For now, keep the treated spots as clean & dry as possible. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to develop?

Depends: Some people whose local and systemic immune response is compromised may develop genital warts in a matter of weeks, whereas those whose immune system is strong, may never develop any visible warts. ...Read more

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I had a wart blister frozen 6 days ago. How long does it take for the blister to burst?

I had a wart blister frozen 6 days ago. How long does it take for the blister to burst?

Wart blister frozen: I had a wart blister frozen 6 days ago. How long does it take for the blister to burst? ANS: Not sure why you would freeze a wart blister. I would ask the freezer. But can do live video consult and look at it. Here next 3 hours. ...Read more

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I've had genital warts for approximately two years. The topical crimes didn't work. How long does it take to go away on its own? What do you recommend

I've had genital warts for approximately two years. The topical crimes didn't work. How long does it take to go away on its own? What do you recommend

Your doctor can: Treat with topical liquid nitrogen or stronger acid substance. Surgical removal can work. I have injected them with something to stimulate the immune system to attack the wart. To get rid of them you need your immune system. Talk to your doc. Freezing has worked well. Get the vaccines for HPV as well ...Read more

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Tiny red gen warts on penis which sometimes look like their not there, going to clinic, how long does it take for them to go perminantly with freezing?

Tiny red gen warts on penis which sometimes look like their not there, going to clinic, how long does it take for them to go perminantly with freezing?

Get diagnosis first: Genital warts are usually flesh-colored or tan-brown. They are not usually red and they don't come and go. They tend to stay unless treated in some way. Please have a dermatologist diagnose what the problem is before these get frozen. They may or may not be warts. ...Read more

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I have genital warts and got a cream for it. How long does it take to go away?

Depends: I usually start people by using liquid nitrogen. I cryo these every week to 10 days until gone. Did your doc in miami use the cryotreatment? There's 3 applications. Podofilox, Imiquimod and sinecatechin. I'm guessing your on the Imiquimod (aldara?)...Max of 16 weeks. Any other medical issues. Like hiv? Bacause it will effect tx. If you have? 's my email is infections. Specialist@gmail. Com. ...Read more

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How long does it take genital warts to appear? And is gardasil effective. Who is most at risk for warts, what kind of people

How long does it take genital warts to appear? And is gardasil effective. Who is most at risk for warts, what kind of people

Varies: In a clinical setting we expect genital warts to appear within months of exposure to wart producing strains of HPV. There are some settings where it may not emerge for longer. When taken before exposure, the vaccine can help protect against 2 of the wart producing strains that cause most genital warts. Any person exposed to wart strains can develop them if they are not immune. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

2-4 weeks?: Topical acid rx for warts takes time, patience and care. Please follow the instruction of its application to avoid irritation to surrounding normal skin. It may take 2-4 weeks or longer depending how often and how long the agent is used and stayed on. Of note, all rx of wart carry a recurrence rate as high as 50%, and many men are hpv carriers with no symptom.

Detail? Ask doctor timely.

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How long does it take for genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

How long does it take for genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

Weeks or years: Genital warts are not dangerous, but are contagious.
. Once a person is infected, he or she may develop warts in days, weeks or even years. Outbreaks are so very variable. Sometimes so many years after contact that a person has no memory of who infected them.
They should be treated - either coagulated in the office or the operating room - depending on how many you have.
.Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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How long does it take the immune system to rid a person of genital warts?

How long does it take the immune system to rid a person of genital warts?

Most of the time wil: Most of the people will develop immunity to hpv virus, will get of it wit in 1 to 2 yeas, only 1% of population will not able to get rid of it without treatment. 4 out of 5 woman had it by the age of 50, and a compelling reason to have vaccination for young woman to prevent future cancer of cervix. ...Read more

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Help please? How long does it take genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

Unique to individual: The time gap between exposure to hpv and subsequent possible development of warts or precancerous changes is unique to each person and in part depends upon the strain of hpv. A person with impaired immunity (hiv / organ transplant recipient / other immune dysfunction) will have a more difficult time fighting off hpv infection. Hpv is also more aggressive in cigarette smokers. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with HPV?

How long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with HPV?

Weeks: It can take several weeks after exposure. You will get genital warts if you have been exposed to the specific hpv strains that cause warts versus cervical dysplasia. ...Read more

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Does the body usually rid itself of hpv, even the ones that cause genital warts? How long does it take?

Usually not: They go away 4 a while & return. U should treat while active & avoid sex. Condoms help some but transmitting hpv is quite commonly still an issue. Abstinence I feel is best. ...Read more

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How long does it take genital warts to go away after nitrous oxide treatment?

Coincide?: The two things you mention typically don't coincide. Best to ask the doctor who put nitrous oxide on your ailment. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more