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Molluscum Warts In Toddlers
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
HPV causes warts...: Hpv (human papillomavirus) is a dna virus that infects the skin and mucus membranes (cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, perianal skin, anus, mouth, throat). It is most often spread through sexual contact. Some people with hpv develop warts that are triggered by the virus. Some people can also develop precancerous and cancerous growths caused by hpv. ...Read more
No: There are dozens of strains of HPV and only 2 are known to cause genital warts. Each strain has its preferred location, and the plantar wart strain is one that lives within regular skin while the genital wart prefers the very different skin structure of the genitals and perianal area. ...Read more
Genital wartsif genital warts are monitored an treated will they still grow bigger over the years?
Probably: since they are a viral alteration pot the skin the would most likely itch or be iffirated. ...Read more
Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?
Yes: The virus you mentioned can affect the skin anywhere in the body. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Not dangerous: Flat warts usually remain painless and cause no important health problems, but sometimes those on the sole of the feet can become larger "plantar warts", which can be painful and more difficult to threat. If in doubt, see a doctor, preferably a dermatologist. Warts do not become freckles; they are entirely different. ...Read more
Can my husband's plantar wart actually toe, spread to become genital wart for him? In other words spread elsewhere or even to me?
Warts: The simple answer to this question is yes. But, it is not highly contagious. Plantar warts are more common in people with cuts or open sores and in children aged 12 to 16 years old, though plantar warts do appear in all age groups. Although the strain of HPV that causes plantar wart is not very contagious you should avoid contact with warts (even your own) and do not share nail clippers or other.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers