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Grandson has a "wart" inside is lip...What causes this.

Grandson has a "wart" inside is lip...What causes this.

Few things: A soft tissue lesions can be caused by a few different sources. It may be viral or benign growth, for example. See a dentist for an exam. It may be nothing significant, or may require a simple biopsy. Either way, they will help identify the etiology and possible treatment options. Best of luck! ...Read more

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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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If I share a cigarette with someone who has a wart on his lip, do I catch a wart too? If so is there a lot of probability?

If I share a cigarette with someone who has a wart on his lip, do I catch a wart too? If so is there a lot of probability?

Big picture: Paul, please do everything that you possibly can to stop smoking. Lung cancer is a horrible disease and you're asking for it by smoking; you're also guaranteeing that your level of physical fitness and ability to exercise will be less now and far less in later life than it would be if you're a non-smoker. You're worrying instead about a wart on your lip? Take that health concern and translate it. ...Read more

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How do I remove warts on my lips?

How do I remove warts on my lips?

YOU don't!: See a dermatologist for this. Even some dermatologists refer face issues to a plastic surgeon, since scaring is a known risk. Please don't even think of using some over-the-counter acid wart remover on your face! ...Read more

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My 13yr son has two warts on his lips about the size grain of rice?

My 13yr son has two warts on his lips about the size grain of  rice?

Lip warts: Lip warts are often filamentous in nature. You don't mention what, if anything, has been tried so far. Options include chemical treatment, laser therapy, cryotherapy. and surgical treatment. Another option is to do nothing as these usually go away on their own with time ( 6-24 months) without any intervention. If pose a cosmetic concern in a 13 year old, then see dermatologist for all options. ...Read more

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Besides surgery is there any effective medicine to treat warts on lip?

Besides surgery is there any effective medicine to treat warts on lip?

Freezing: Doctors can use cryotherapy (freezing) to treat warts. There are also creams that work for some types of warts so see your doctor for the best options. ...Read more

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How can I remove a wart on my lower bottom lip?

See below: Get it evaluated by a dermatologist and follow their recommendations. ...Read more

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Does a wart on lip have the same apearance as a common wart?

Does a wart on lip have the same apearance as a common wart?

Very rare: Oral warts are very rare. Something that looks like it might be a wart probably is something else, like a prominent sebaceous or mucus gland, fibroma, etc. See a doctor if you remain concerned about it. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more