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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?

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

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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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

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

HPV: HPV causes genital warts (condylomas). Your HPV test seems to indicate that you carry a high-risk strain of the virus other than types 16 or 18. Nothing to worry about immediately, but regular Pap testing and GYN visits are highly advised. ...Read more

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How many types of warts are there?

How many types of warts are there?

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

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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

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Are all type of warts contagious?

Depends: Not warty looking skin lesions are contagious, e.g, seborrheic keratosis looks like a wart but is not contagious. Other types of warts are caused by HPV and are contagious. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat warts on the back of my head without shaving my head?

Have a freezing: Have a dermatologist examine them to be sure they are warts and opt for a freezing treatment. ...Read more

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Have warts on back of tong could it be herpes was exsposed by cheatig spouse to herpes

Have warts on back of tong could it be herpes was exsposed by cheatig spouse to herpes

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

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Curious. If you have some type of genial warts or herpes. Could you spread onto more places on your body?

Curious. If you have some type of genial warts or herpes. Could you spread onto more places on your body?

Yes, but unlikely: Genital herpes and HPV warts usually remain confined to the genital area. Both infections can spread in a person with weak immune system. You may consider getting HPV vaccine, it works for men also for prevention of genital warts and penile cancer. ...Read more

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Wart treatment, I am type 2diabetic?

Wart treatment, I am type 2diabetic?

Any treatment: As long as your diabetes is in control you can undergo any wart treatment including surgical removal. ...Read more

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What can work to numb my back that is covered with warts?

What can work to numb my back that is covered with warts?

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

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I keep having a wart removed and it comes back again and again. What next?

I keep having a wart removed and it comes back again and again. What next?

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

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Can flat warts on your body be treated. I have loads on my vest and my back. And what are they called?

Warts: Over-the-counter treatment for common skin warts has long been based upon the use of products containing salicylic acid. Newer nonprescription wart treatments use aerosols to freeze warts. ...Read more

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So will anything bad happen if I get the medicated disks for warts on healthy skin? Will the skin grow back?

Irritation: Wart pads usually have 40% Salicylic Acid, which can irritate, and peel off normal skin. It is a chemical peel, and the skin will become raw, and sensitive. It will return to normal in 1-2 weeks, if the pad is kept off normal skin. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can you get warts on the back of your ankle?

Yes: Warts are caused by a virus, and they and can appear anywhere on hue body. ...Read more

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