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Kinds Of Warts On Feet
Various serotypes: There are well over a hundred different types of hpv which all grow on the human skin and mucous membranes. It is very difficult to type them without a special virology laboratory. Normally only the genital warts ared typed as some have been associated with cancer in that area. ...Read more
Doubt: Herpes is called genital when it appears on the genitals. It is however very contagious. It is often transferred to the cuticle area of the fingers because it requires open skin to skin transmission. If you have a hangnail don't touch an open genital lesion!If you have blisters on your palms and feet you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Hypermobility in feet and flat feet. I've had two types of orthotics and my recent ones are bruising the outside of each foot. What's other treatment?
Claw toes: If standing barefoot your toes are slightly contracted on the tips, almost like your walking to the tips of your toes that could cause blisters if they are not hitting your shoes. ...Read more
I have wort on the bottom of the foot, What is treatment? Wort on feet are the same that cause genital warts?
No Great Way.: There is no absolutely perfect, non-failing, always working, treatment for warts. I have treated patients who have had their warts treated in every way imaginable, only to have them still there, only now, with scar tissue interfering and impeding any future treatment. Treatment must be designed to not comprise or harm normal tissue, especially on the plantar foot. Not a simple task. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
They are related: Warts are mostly caused by viruses, and the ones that cause genital warts fall into one group of subtypes. The warts on fingers and feet, plantar warts, are in a different family. But all are contagious, so it is wise to be careful and limit exposure of your skin to any skin with warts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The soles of my feet, palms of my hands and other parts of my body are on fire on the inside. I'm also itching. Any ideas?
Photo-derm: Without a picture/photo- impossible to diagnose. See your primary care physician. ...Read more
Technically...: if you mean KINDS as to type of species - it's quite numerous but the most common is trichophyton rubrum. Tinea pedis (aka foot fungus) is an infection which is the result of microscopic fungus organisms that lives on dead tissue of the hair and outer skin layers - TYPES include inter digitally, moccasin-like or vesicular. Onychomycosis describes fungal infection of the nails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer