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Wart On Eyeball
I have a little wart next to my eye, so can't I use a freezing stick thing like from the commercials that I can at a store. That's it?
No: These devices are not safe to use near the eyes. ...Read more
Have had small wart near eye for quite some time. It seems bigger today. Do they randomly go through growth spurts or is it more likely just irritated?
Sizes vary: Warts produce keratin that falls off from time to time. This is how the spread. If a batch has stayed on longer than usual, the wart looks bigger. ...Read more
Allergies or bleph: Allergies and blepharitis cause itching. Over-the-counter allergy medicine and eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eyedrop. Blepharitis also causes itching is a minor infection of the eyelids associated with stys. Crusting and tearing is common. Warm compress with daily baby shampoo washing of the eyelids helps relieve this. Severe cases are placed on antibiotics by your doctor. ...Read more
Std's: Eye contact with semen is contact of a potentially infectious fluid with a mucous membrane. Thus transmission of many stds can occur--a person infected with HPV may be infected with other diseases. HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea--these can all be transmitted in this manner and enter the body through the eye. You should be checked for stds including HIV by your physician. ...Read more
I have a wart right under my eye, do I have to get it medically removed or is there an at home remedy?
Would encourage: Dermatologic evaluation. The provider can determine exactly what the lesion is as well as treating it. ...Read more
What is this little growth in corner of eye and is that a wart just under my eye? Best method of treatment/removal?
Growth: Growths should be removed on your own. See an md. ...Read more
Yes, but not smart!: Sure-if you are very dexterous and don't mind the pain ; risk of infection, bleeding and the unknown. What you are describing is likely a true fibro-epithelioma (skin tag) or could be a filiform wart or even a skin cancer. You are best be treated in the doctors office where a sterile field, anesthesia and appropriate pathology and followup can be performed. Ps-that solution on tv-not great idea! ...Read more
See eye md: An ophthalmologist can take this lesion off your eyelid. Call one today. ...Read more
Small wart on face between eye n nose how to rid of it without any marks left it occured from 2 months now?
Get it seen: Possibly your primary care physician or dermatologist will cauterize it. This is a better plan than simply trying cold or a wart removing medicine, since this is on your face. ...Read more
I have a small growth on my face just above my cheek, under my eye. It looks like a chrysanthemum, and its brown & pink. Is it a wart?
See a dermatologist: It would be best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I've been recommended to see a dermatologist about a wart under my eye for further evaluation and treatment, what is the avg cost for this appt?
Tough to say: First, let them know if you have no insurance.. some Docs can provide services depending on your insurance or lack there of at a discounted rate. Depending on how they/you would like to get this treated, it may be higher or lower, for example, they may opt to treat it with medications or with excision, or with cryosurgery etc...and all can be differing prices (and usu. Costly without insurance) ...Read more
Hi doctor good morning doc I have a question regarding a wart in my eye. It's been paining and once when I touched it blood cane out. I was scared. I?
Possible contagion: Depending where the wart is at will be a problem for putting your contacts lens in your eye. As long as it is not where uyou place the contact lens for application it should be difficult to transfer your wart to any where around your eye. Please see your pcp for treatment of your wart. ...Read more
Have a wart near eyelid. Will having it frozen with liquid nitrogen produce any risk in terms of causing damage to my eye?
Shouldn't: Liquid nitrogen is applied carefully with good shielding of the adjacent tissue. You should have no reason to fear visual dysfunction. ...Read more
Can I see a pic of an ocular herpes? I have a wart looking thing on the inner corner of my eye. I can take it off with water but it comes back.
Seek eye check.: May start by looking like a cold sore. Key is to to not touch or rub it to avoid spreading to the cornea. See your eye lmd. ...Read more
If semen infected with HPV and Herpes contacted my eye, what are the chances that I will get HPV-related cancer on my eye and will I get eye warts?
Can you get a wart that's currently located on your hand skin onto your eyeball, the eye itself (putting in contacts)?
Highly unlikely,,,,: This seems highly unlikely, however, it is a good idea to wash your contacts regularly, and to wash your hands when handling them. Best of luck. ...Read more
Have tiny growth at edge of eyelid where eye lashes grow. Like a wart. Had this for years. Does not bother me. It seem to have grown a tiny bit. Still a size half of rice grain. No change in color. Any concern for worry?
Probably not: Probably a skin tag or papilloma. If it hasn't grown, it's probably benign but the only way to know is to remove and send it to pathology just to make sure it's not a basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma. If it bothered you enough to ask about it after all these years, you probably want to see an eye doctor for a more definitive answer and some peace of mind. ...Read more
Say I touched a genital wart (on me) then rubbed my eye or touched another body part. Can genital warts spread to other body parts this way?
Does a small wart near my eye indicate HPV? Is HPV chiefly an STD? Lastly is this wart contagious to my kids if they touch it?
Is it possible to transmit genital warts to the eye area? Can genital warts cause blindness? If it can not can you please explain why not?
My 3 year old son has what appears to be either warts or skin tags on his tummy, one under his eye and in the fold of his leg at his groin. What is it?
Warts vs. Skin Tags?: Skin tags and warts can have a similar appearance making it difficult to tell which one it is. Skin tags are benign outgrowths of skin and can easily be removed. Warts are caused by a viral infection of the skin and are contagious. Warts require treatment to prevent further spread to yourself and others. Your son should see his Pediatrician for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What is inside of genital warts? Can it contain anything like whiteish waxy ball like substance, not hard just flexible like tiny balls?
My son has small wart like bumps under chin and on neck. When they are popped, a tiny hard white ball comes out and it bleeds. What is it?
Cysts: Without a picture, it is hard to arrive to correct diagnosis. Based on your description, I suspect some retention cyst (skin oil retention), however, this is purely my guess at this time. See doc for more definite diagnosis. ...Read more
Salicylic acid: If the wart is small and not on face, I generally recommend doing the following every other day for 2 wks: soaking wart with warm water, gently thin out the wart with an emory board, apply liquid 17% salicylic acid, cover with 40% salicylic acid tape, then apply duct tape (or surgical tape) over it to occlude. The wart will soften and peel off. Some require liquid nitrogen or laser treatments. ...Read more