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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

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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2 doctors said wart on finger, 6 weeks later wart is gone with no help. Could it be something else besides a wart or does wart go away?

2 doctors said wart on finger, 6 weeks later wart is gone with no help. Could it be something else besides a wart or does wart go away?

Warts: Are caused by viruses and there are examples of spontaneous clearing of smaller warts. .....hard to say what else it could have been! Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Surgical removal of mosaic wart on finger?

Surgical removal of mosaic wart on finger?

Yes: You can have this treated but there is still a 25 percent chance it will reoccur. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between having blister or wart on finger?

How can I tell the difference between having blister or wart on finger?

Clear fluid?: Blisters are typically filled with clear fluid and have a very thin layer of skin covering them. Warts tend to be very firm and develop thicker layers of skin over them over time. You can sometimes see black dots on the surface of warts where the wart virus is occluding superficial blood vessels. Blisters also tend to resolve over a few days, whereas warts last indefinitely. ...Read more

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Could a common wart on finger spread to you're eye via a contact lens?

Could a common wart on finger spread to you're eye via a contact lens?

Possible contagion: Depending where the wart is at will be a problem for putting your contacts lens in your eye. As long as it is not where uyou place the contact lens for application it should be difficult to transfer your wart to any where around your eye. Please see your pcp for treatment of your wart. ...Read more

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What happens if I masturbate and I have a finger wart can I get genital warts?

What happens if I masturbate and I have a finger wart can I get genital warts?

No: Wart viruses are specific to the type of skin they live in. Genital warts inhabit specific types of tissue, including the male and female genitals & the anal skin. In people with weak immunity, (AIDS) they can be found on the oral lips. Skin warts are specific to thicker skin surfaces including that of feet/hands and regular skin. ...Read more

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A wart on my finger became infected & I treated it with neosporin for 2 days. Swelling went down, Now it turned brown? Safe to peel off? Is it dead?

A wart on my finger became infected & I treated it with neosporin for 2 days. Swelling went down, Now it turned brown? Safe to peel off? Is it dead?

Hyperkeratosis: The wart virus causes the development of thickened skin like a callous. The treatment is to remove the dead skin by paring it down. Can be done at home with care not to cut too deeply into the skin (and not cause bleeding) ...Read more

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I touched a friend's fingers. 2 hours later I scratched my anus before washing. He might have touched HPV genital warts before we met. Am I infected?

I touched a friend's fingers. 2 hours later I scratched my anus before washing. He might have touched HPV genital warts before we met. Am I infected?

Doubt it: Your question appears to state you put your fingers on your anus (direct contact) to scratch it but the fingers may have been contaminated hours earlier by someone else who touched HPV warts. Strain transfer appears to require direct skin to skin contact and rubbing action with tissue shedding live virus.I doubt that whatever you did qualifies as a means of transfer. ...Read more

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How to treat a wart on your finger?

You can use over the: Counter products or your dermatologist will have a larger array of treatments available like liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy), electrocautery, laser or other other medications. ...Read more

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Is it possible for warts on vagina spread to fingers?

Is it possible for warts on vagina spread to fingers?

May be but unlikely: Warts are caused by hpv virus, they are pretty much territorial, have their own fetish, due to hundreds of subtypes, likely to spread to anus, or oral cavity, can cause genital cancers, get them treated. ...Read more

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I have a wart on my finger with a brownish spot in it?

I have a wart on my finger with a brownish spot in it?

Thrombosed capillary: There are tiny blood vessels in the wart that become clotted. That is what you are seeing. It is nothing to be concerned about. Simply helps to confirm that what you have is a wart. ...Read more

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I have a wart on my finger can it spread to my peanus?

Warts: If you have warts, you can spread the virus to other places on your own body. Warts usually spread through breaks in your skin, such as a hangnail or scrape. Biting your nails also can cause warts to spread on your fingertips and around your nails. ...Read more

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I have a wart on my finger can it spread to my peanus?

I have a wart on my finger can it spread to my peanus?

Warts: If you have warts, you can spread the virus to other places on your own body. Warts usually spread through breaks in your skin, such as a hangnail or scrape. Biting your nails also can cause warts to spread on your fingertips and around your nails. ...Read more

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If you cut off a wart off your finger can you bleed to death?

Wart: Doubtful. You can always use direct pressure on a cut to stop the bleeding. However you probably won't be able to get it all without local anesthesia. Also it is useful to use an electrocautery to stop any bleeding and to destroy an extra layer of tissue in case it is virally infected. Go see your doctor or dermatologist to have it properly removed. ...Read more

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Why does my finger have a bump that looks like a wart that hurts?

Res ipsa loquitor: Latin for the thing speaks for itself. Perhaps it is a wart. ...Read more

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If a man with warts on his hands and fingers a woman, can she get it?

If a man with warts on his hands and fingers a woman, can she get it?

Yes it is possible: Yes contact with a person who has warts on hand can theoretically infect you, on your skin. But will not cause genital warts as these are caused by different viruses. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my finger that looks like a wart but hurts what is this?

Could be a wart: Warts especially on hands are easily irritated due to pressure, scratching etc. The inflamed wart will be red swollen and painful but should calm down in a few days. It needs to be seen by an md and are easily treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a wart in my finger and if I touch it pains is it a bad symptom?

See a dermatologist: Or a hand surgeon. Not sure what this is, but may be a neuroma (tumor of a nerve), or other type of lesion, but without exam impossible to diagnose. See someone soon. ...Read more

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I have had an old wart on my finger for about ten years. Niw painful and swollen.

I have had an old wart on my finger for about ten years. Niw painful and swollen.

Red flag: Any bleeding, or as in your case pain and/or swelling, is a red flag your body is waving to tell you to go see your Physician. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my finger by the nail they look like warts but hurt to touch them?

I have bumps on my finger by the nail they look like warts but hurt to touch them?

Could be see doctor: Yes could be warts, and do not causes pain, are due to hpv virus infection see, see your doctor for eradication. ...Read more

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I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

Warts: Hi. Warts are caused by a virus and depending on their location (hands) may determine your treatment options. If there are multiple ones - it is best to be seen by your PCP or a Dermatologist to talk about your best options. Options could include liquid nitrogen, cryotherapy or even salicyclic acid treatments. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a growth on my finger that looks like a wart but hurt may I drain the fluid out myself?

I have a growth on my finger that looks like a wart but hurt may I drain the fluid out myself?

No: Opening the area up is an easy way to get a significant infection. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to remove this wart (head) from off my finger....skin peeled from around da wart....

What do I need to do to remove this wart (head) from off my finger....skin peeled from around da wart....

There are: A number of OTC wart removal systems...but your best bet is a dermatologist to ensure complete removal!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I heard u can put duct tape on your finger to eliminate a wart. Can you please explain this to me and how long it takes?

I heard u can put duct tape on your finger to eliminate a wart. Can you please explain this to me and how long it takes?

Might not work.: You can try over the counter wart removers or duct tape, 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. ...Read more

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Wart on my finger and I put on compound w every day for 2 weeks. Now it's white and smooth not a cauliflower. When do I know when it's healed?

Might be longer: Compound w needs to be applied once or twice a day for up to 12 weeks. When the wart (or what remains of it) is flat, it should stop being used. ...Read more

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What causes warts on your fingers?

What causes warts on your fingers?

FINGER WARTS: Warts are caused by a virus. They are contagious. If you are sure they are warts, there are many over-the-counter wart medications you can use. If you are not sure that these are warts, then see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I remove warts from my fingers?

How can I remove warts from my fingers?

There are: A number of over the counter "removers" most contain salycilic acid.
Warts are caused by the Papilloma virus thus can be spread! I would strongly advise seeing a Board Certified Dermatologist who can remove your warts safely and quickly with advanced Dermatologic laser based equipment!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Why does my 4 yr have warts in her pinky finger?

Viral: Warts are viral. Children often have warts that can appear on extremities. A good treatment consists of placing duct tape over the wart and giving her one zantac (ranitidine) over the counter daily for 30 days. ...Read more

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How to get rid of warts on my fingers?

How to get rid of warts on my fingers?

Aspirin duct tape: Wet Aspirin made into paste covered by duct tape changed every few days will slowly decrease the warts. A very good prescription treatmentvis 5 fu cream which slowly will peel away the warts without the discomfort of freezing or burning. I find it far superior to alder which is very irritating. ...Read more

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What are small watery warts on fingers?

What are small watery warts on fingers?

Not warts: These are probably not warts but small water blisters. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more