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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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What type of HPV causes red warts the on arm and other genital warts to grow?

What type of HPV causes red warts the on arm and other genital warts to grow?

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

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Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Yes, sorta: There is more than one kind of wart and more than one kind of wart virus. Condyloma accuminata are genital warts and should not be confused with plantar warts or other skin warts. Condyloma are from hpv (human papilloma virus). ...Read more

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Can skin rejuvenation therapy get rid of freckles?

Can skin rejuvenation therapy get rid of freckles?

Not usually: Typical forms of skin rejuvenation will not remove freckles. However aggressive peels or laser resurfacing may remove freckles. Long term treatment with retinoids and avoidance of the sun may also help to soften the appearance of freckles. ...Read more

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What treatments of genital warts are there?

Genital Warts Treat: There are many treatments for genital warts. Freezing them off with liquid nitrogen (ouch!); topical treatments with prescription medications: aldara, zyclara, condylox (podofilox). Surgical procedures like burning, excision, laser treatments. Your dermatologist knows best! ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate genital warts medical treatment product?

Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) cream (rx only) is generally considered the best but if the warts are large, laser photovaporization is still the optimal treatment. ...Read more

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Can genital warts spread to other areas of the skin?

Can genital warts spread to other areas of the skin?

Yes: Genital warts are caused by strains of human papilloma virus (hpv) some of which cause cervical cancer, anal warts & cancer, pharyngeal warts & cancer. If you are affected, have your fp check thoroughly for other sites, especially the cervix with pap smear & dna testing to prevent/id cervical cancer early. Hpv vaccine protects against these cancer-causing strains. Discuss with doc. ...Read more

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What are the risks for skin tag removal of hemorrhoids?

What are the risks for skin tag removal of hemorrhoids?

No real risks: Except infection which is minimal. The real problem is that in healing after surgery, skin tags can reform, they are usually smaller but your bottom will probably never look like a baby's bottom. Additionally, insurance may consider it cosmetic and therefore would not cover the surgery. I frankly discourage patient s from having the tags removed. If hygeine is due to pasty smeary stools, removing. ...Read more

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What is the differential diagnosis of molluscum contagiosum and the treatment of it?

What is the differential diagnosis of molluscum contagiosum and  the treatment of it?

MolluscumContagiosum: Is a common skin disease caused by a virus that easily spreads from person to person by skin contact, sharing towels and clothing, touching infected surfaces. It appears as pink or flesh-colored bumps anywhere on the skin. Cover lesions to avoid spread. Seek evaluation and treatment by physician. May resolve spontaneously in 6-12 months. ...Read more

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5-fluorouracil to get rid of condylomata accuminata?

5-fluorouracil to get rid of condylomata accuminata?

Possibly: 5-fu is a type of chemotherapy. It has been tried as a treatment for condylomata accuminata (genital warts) by injecting it under the warts. So far, this hasn't worked very well. There is a high recurrence rate. 5-fu gel is also used to treat superficial cancers (like skin cancer). 5-fu given by vein can be used to treat other types of gynecologic cancers. ...Read more

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Is there a topical application that is safe and effective for getting rid of skin tags and flat warts?

Let doc do it.: Wart-off, compond-w may help to get rid of it, however, not very effective. Dermatologist can do a better job. ...Read more

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Skin tags on penis cause get rid of and prevent?

Skin tags on penis cause get rid of and prevent?

See below: see a urologist to make sure they are just skin tags. he will advise and treat if necessary. good luck. ...Read more

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What gets rid of skin tags?

A sign...?: Skin tags (acrochordons) can be precursors or signs of Insulin resistance and diabetes. Though they are benign and harmless, easily removed, ask yourself why you have them - consider annual physical and screening labs. ...Read more

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