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Types Of Warts On Back
My 5 year old has a growth on the back of her head like a skin tag or a wart type thing. What could it be?
You named 2: If it bothers you, have someone look at it. Many can be removed in the office if needed. ...Read more
Can genital warts be mistaken as HPV? Got pap done. Came back "inad." & HPV 16, 18 tested neg, but under it says "HPV other H risk type - pos" explain
Warts are same: Caused by hpv virus, with so many subtypes, each has its own behavior most of the genital warts are caused by type 6 ;11 but cx cancers by 16;18. Plantar warts are caused by 1, 2, 4, 27, ; 57 usually plantar warts will not infect genitals vice versa. Have their own fetish there are over 100 to 150 subtypes, of hpv virus ...Read more
Can you tell me if it's common for warts to grow back just smaller and smaller each time they fall off?
Question: Are you undergoing some form of treatment for them currently? If yes, please clarify. ...Read more
Herpes: Herpes simplex virus causes painful ulcers, human papilloma virus (hpv) causes warts. The other thing to consider is that everyone has a row of big bumpy-wart looking tastebuds for bitter tastes across the backs of their tongues. (check out the picture I attached below.) you don't usually see them on other people because you have to open your mouth pretty wide to notice them. To know for sure what you have, you should call your doctor and have them take a look. Good luck! ...Read more
Curious. If you have some type of genial warts or herpes. Could you spread onto more places on your body?
If your back is: Literally covered with warts - you need to see a dermatologist. It isn't normal to have a large surface are taken up by human papilloma virus. Take care. ...Read more
Wart: Nothing. It's a viral infection. Exposure and recudence. ...Read more
Different method: Warts can be very stubborn. If it has been frozen by a dermatologist, you may need to consider other treatment options, such as injections of chemical irritants, or using a cream which can kill some of the viruses that cause warts. See your doctor again, and consider going to a university based derm clinic. ...Read more
I have a warts... N I use salic acid ointment gel of 20%. Its not working altho mywarts peel out again it appears back. I have 2-3 times..
What type laser is most effective/least painful for. 75 inch persistent plantars warts? Can you comment on the genenis plus vs. Lightpod neo?
I like: Pulse dye lasers for warts. I can't comment on the lasers you mention. ...Read more
My 6 year old has warts on his back. Used extra strenght CompoundW. The freezing was painful; I had to peel it off, now its hard. What do I do now?
Maybe do nothing?: Why does Junior need the warts off? Does he have a preference? There's no harm in leaving them untreated. Common warts in basically-healthy kids don't turn into anything bad. ...Read more
Was told I had low risk hpv no warts was told see her back in to 6mo could I really have it even if my partner was tested for it an doesn't have it?
All is well: Most HPV infections cause no disease. Your positive HPV test doesn't necessarily mean you had a wart causing type of the virus. Only 2 types cause almost all warts; there are over 50 other low risk types. CDC and other health experts recommend that your partner doesn't even need to see a doctor (and doesn't need HPV testing) unless he sees actual warts. Talk to doctor about getting HPV vaccine! ...Read more
Maybe: Genital warts cam be localized or spread over a large area. If warts are not destroyed they may recur in the same area. There can also be genital warts that are not noticeable several inches away which will show weeks or months later. General warts need treatment and may require followup over a period of time. ...Read more
Shouldn't return.: If all the wart tissue is removed, it shouldn't come back. ...Read more
Several options: Assuming genital warts, there are several options to discuss with your clinic or doctor. A second cryo may be sufficient. Other in-office treatments are electro- or laser cautery, podophyllin resin, and tri- or bichloroacetic acid. Self-applied options include podofilox (Condylox®), imiquimod (Aldara®, Zyclara®), and sinecatechins (Veregen®). None is perfect, but one or the other will work. ...Read more
Get them removed: Why are you waiting get get them removed, various options available, from frezzing, chemicals, electrocautarization to excision etc see your doctor and decide which is best for you. ...Read more
Warts are tricky: These viruses just want to survive -unfortunately at your expense. So it's good if you have a doc to guide you through treatment. There are physical ablation techniques (cryotherapy, lasers), and immunologically based (topical therapies like Imiquimod, occlusive therapy). An ID doctor or a dermatologist should be an expert in helping you. BTW there's a vaccine for genital warts but 'off label' 4u. ...Read more
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