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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pinworms (Definition)

Small parasitic worms that are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around the anus causing a characteristic itching. They are commonly found in children. Children are infected ...Read more


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Can anything develop as a result of untreated genital warts? Such as pinworms or anything?

Can anything develop as a result of untreated genital warts? Such as pinworms or anything?

No association: There is no tie in with genital warts & pin worms. Untreated genital warts can become quite large & uncomfortable or they may disappear & hibernate within the skin & return later. Freezing with nitrous oxide or liquid nitrogen, laser ablation, or chemical destruction are uncomfortable but effective methods of treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause anal warts?

What could cause anal warts?

HPV: Anal warts are caused by a sexually transmitted virus, hpv. You should have these evaluated by your doctor and consider treatment options. ...Read more

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What are causes for a plantar warts?

What are causes for a plantar warts?

Virus: Warts are caused by a virus. The term plantar means the bottom of the foot. ...Read more

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Testicle warts what's the cause and medecine?

Growth on Scrotum: Given your age I think it is wise not to guess what is going on but to recommend that you show these lesions to your family doctor. There are numerous reasons for lesions on the scrotum and some are more worrisome than warts. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pinworms transmission in adults?

What is the cause of pinworms transmission in adults?

Same as in kids: They only way to get pinworms is to swallow some pinworm eggs (accidentally). This occurs when a person puts his fingers or hands in his mouth after getting an egg or two (or more) on his fingers or under his nails. ...Read more

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What are causes of warts in the hands?

Unknown: There is a lot of theories about the cause of warts, some claimed it could be virus. But actually nobody know exactly what is the real cause f warts. ...Read more

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Can pinworms cause a dry feeling anus?

Can pinworms cause a dry feeling anus?

Possibly: The fertile female pin worm exits the anus during quiet periods to lay their eggs in a sticky glue-like mucous. Many develop a itchy rash in reaction to this glue. The itchiness is helpful in dispersing the dried eggs. A non-specific irritant dermatitis is part of this cycle of life for pin worms. ...Read more

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What could cause skin warts other than hpv?

Verruca: Warts or verruca vulgaris are caused by hpv. You may have another type of growth that is not a wart. For a clear diagnosis see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes discomfort in anus other then pinworms?

Many things: Hemorrhoids are quite common, yeast infections may occur, but the best thing to do is to get examined and find out exactly what is going on. Good luck and hope this works out quickly. ...Read more

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Can gential warts cause nymph nodes to come up on neck?

No: No. Genital warts would never cause lymph nodes in the neck. I recommend seeing your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Will the itching caused by pinworms happen every night?

Will the itching caused by pinworms happen every night?

Most likely: It is at night that the pinworms come down from the upper large intestine to the anal area and that is why there is anal itching. This generally would happen every night until you get treated ...Read more

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Can a certain mineral or vitamin dry out skin and or cause warts?

Probably not: Warts are thought to have viral rather than nutritional cause:
https://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/viral-warts/
Theoretically a very poor diet may cause one's immune response to be blunted thus making them more susceptible if nutrition is poor. If concerns along these lines a consultation with a dietician or doctor is the best place to start to explore this possibility ...Read more

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I've heard st. Johns wart causes false positive drug tests? If so, for what?

Screening only.: Screening drug tests occasionally return a false positive for some of the psychoactive drugs (xanax, ativan, (lorazepam) valium, etc). But anytime a screening test returns a positive, a more specific confirmatory test is run, and st. John's wort would not cause a false positive on the confirmatory test - or at least, I have never heard nor read of it happening. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of plantar's warts and why do the cause so much pain?

What is the best way to get rid of plantar's warts and why do the cause so much pain?

There is no: Magic way, but there are many ways. You can try the over the counter topicals like salicylic acid, but be careful not to get it on normal skin.
They hurt as they are growths that are being stepped on so the pressure is painful. You may want to see a podiatrist or dermatologist as they usually have a bag of tricks to get rid of these faster than you could on your own. ...Read more

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Hi! My friend has developed some small things on his head (skull) they look like dry warts. What is the cause n how can it be treated.

Hi! My friend has developed some small things on his head (skull) they look like dry warts. What is the cause n how can it be treated.

See a physician: Warts are caused by the HPV virus. There are many medications and alternative treatments that work. They also can be removed by a Dermatologist if needed. But before you consider self treatment be sure to have the involved area examined by a physician to be sure you are not dealing with a precancerous actinic keratosis or squamous cell cancer. ...Read more

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How does someone get something looking like tiny little warts on their vagina. And what is the cause of that. I am afraid since I am 20yrs old?

How does someone get something looking like tiny little warts on their vagina. And what is the cause of that. I am afraid since I am 20yrs old?

Could be. ..: Warts are not uncommon in the genital area but the little bumps could be other lesions such as small cysts or glandular structures. It would be best for you to be evaluated by a dermatologist or ob-gyn. ...Read more

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Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.

Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.

HPV: Don't worry, you will be fine. You are describing the human condition. We are exposed to pathogens on a daily basis, including during sexual activity. HPV is the most commonly spread STD in the US but only certain strains cause cancer and our immune system can handle many of them. Get screened by your dentist/MD and get your PAP by your OB/GYN, your age indicates its time. Stay calm. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a periungual wart?

What causes rid of a periungual wart?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, 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. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

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What causes warts in breast area?

Wart virus: Warts are viruses and are contagious. Someone else with warts on their skin or you with warts somewhere else on your own skin can transfer the virus to a new place. It's best to get them removed/treated so you don't spread them further. ...Read more

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What causes the wart like things on my child's foot?

Virus infection: Most of the time warts are the result of papilloma virus infection. ...Read more

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What are the causes of genital warts?

A virus: A sexually transmitted virus called human papilloma virus is the cause of warts. ...Read more

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What are the causes of genital warts?

What are the causes of genital warts?

Through sexual conta: They are caused by the human papilloma virus, (certain strains) that is transmitted from skin contact, most often during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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