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I has a small few warts on my neck and i cut them off because they really bothered me was this safe? And can warts be genetic?

I has a small few warts on my neck and i cut them off because they really bothered me was this safe?  And can warts be genetic?

It is safe: Warts are the product of a viral infection onto the skin. Cutting them off as you have done is probably safe although there is a small risk of spreading the virus. Keep the areas clean and a little rubbing alcohol on the site will be helpful. Warts are not genetic in origin but your genetics might make you a little more susceptible to getting them. ...Read more

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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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Is it safe to have my wart under my eyebag cauterized while im 5mos.pregnant?how long will it heal after cauterized coz im working..pls advise!

Is it safe to have my wart under my eyebag cauterized while im 5mos.pregnant?how long will it heal after cauterized coz im working..pls advise!

Certainly: I'm not aware of any reason you couldn't have a simple, local procedure like that with absolute safety. As for the healing time? I'm no dermatologist, but having looked at a lot of wounds in my life, give it a week, maybe a little more. Any other opinions welcome! ...Read more

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Is it safe to treat a plantar wart with dncb?

Is it safe to treat a plantar wart with dncb?

DNCB not recommended: Dncb is a benzene derivative and it is well known for causing severe allergic reactions. There are many other much safer and effective ways to treat a wart(s). ...Read more

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Is it safe to not treat genital warts or genital skin tags?

See a dermatologist: Depending upon where these are and what they look like they may need treatment or potentially biopsy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put purrell on a wart?

Is it safe to put purrell on a wart?

Probably: If you are referring to a common wart as on a hand or foot, sure, it seems unlikely that any soap product would be dangerous. I presume most folks would not put such a product on their genitals anyway, but purell might be a bad thing for a genital lesion such as a genital wart. On other other hand, it is highly doubtful that anything like purell will remove a wart either. ...Read more

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Are over-the-counter wart removers safe for small children?

Are over-the-counter wart removers safe for small children?

Yes: But be careful because they burn when they get on your skin. Over the counter wart remover solutions are usually salicylic acid solutions. You can put vaseline on the good skin around the wart to keep the salicylic acid away. Covering the wart (after applying medicine) helps. Multiple treatments are usually necessary depending on the size of the wart. ...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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I have urethral a wart and which i had removed. Is there any safe ways i can still impregnate my future mate without infecting her?

I have urethral a wart and which i had removed. Is there any safe ways i can still impregnate my future mate without infecting her?

No: First get rid of your warts and free of hpv virus first , possibly you could have vaccination also , then only you will not infect your future partner , speak to your doctor. ...Read more