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Water warts on hands from what?

Water warts on hands from what?

verruca vulgaris: Common warts are typically exophytic verrucous papules that may be single lesions or that may be grouped in a linear configuration. Human papillomavirus is the etiologic agent.
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Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...Read more


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Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vice versa. ...Read more

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What can I do about my son's stubborn wart on this hand?

What can I do about my son's stubborn wart on this hand?

See below: If over the counter medicine has not been successful then see a doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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If you have warts on your hand, should you shake hands with others?

Yes you can but: You can shake hands as long as wart is not peeled open and is not bleeding. ...Read more

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What does a wart on the hand look like when it first starts to form?

What does a wart on the hand look like when it first starts to form?

Small discolored bum: A wart is a virus that gets into the skin and grows outward. It might appear as a discolored bump which will become raised in time. There are sometimes balack spots in the center.

If the wart is in an area where there are skin lines the lines will go around the wart. If it is a callous the lines go directly through it.
A wart also hurts if squeezed side to side. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tiny warts on my hand. My wife has them too. Should i shake people's hands?

You can as long as: You can as long as the wart or warts are not peeled open and bleeding, you can shake hands safely. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of warts on hands? Should I be concernd about them spreadin elsewhere?

Whats the best way to get rid of warts on hands? Should I be concernd about them spreadin elsewhere?

Doctor freezes them: Warts on the hands, or on most other parts of the body, can be frozen off by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. Usually, it takes 3 visits or so. After each freezing part of the wart dies, until finally all the remaining warty skin is gone. Painting over-the-counter wart removal acids on ones warts is a lot more work than having a doctor freeze them. ...Read more

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I have warts on my hands, if i give my boyfriend a blow job what are the chances i will pass warts to him?

I have warts on my hands, if i give my boyfriend a blow job what are the chances i will pass warts to him?

Possible: Warts are papillomas caused by hpv virus possible to transmit by repeated constant contact to other person , hpv virus each location have different genomes has their own fetish, own location .You need to be checked by md , possibly vaccination will help you & prevent future carcinoma of cervix. ...Read more

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I have a wart on my hand, been there for about a year. I just wanted to know if theres a natural way to remove it?

I have a wart on my hand, been there for about a year. I just wanted to know if theres a natural way to remove it?

Aspirin: Wet an Aspirin u til soft and apply nightly. The acid will eat away at the wart. A natural acid is grapefruit sees extract which can slowly eat away at the wart. ...Read more

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I keep getting mixed answers. Some say unlikely to spread warts from hands to genitals. Some say possible. Should I worry?

I keep getting mixed answers. Some say unlikely to spread warts from hands to genitals. Some say possible. Should I worry?

Warts can spread: Warts are caused by a virus, HPV or
human papilloma virus. Yes, they can spread to other body parts. Get the hand warts treated. ...Read more

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I have warts on the top of my hand. Freezing them off and acid doesn't seem to do much. What should I try next to get rid of them?

I have warts on the top of my hand. Freezing them off and acid doesn't seem to do much.  What should I try next to get rid of them?

Hypnosis: Hypnosis has been used to cure warts for over 100 years. It is safe. It only requires that you make a personal commitment. You can try this before you go on to more invasive and dangerous treatments ...Read more

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What causes warts?All of a sudden I have a few on my hand including a long one on thumb,scared with everything else going on like my lightheadness

What causes warts?All of a sudden I have a few on my hand including a long one on thumb,scared with everything else going on like my lightheadness

Warts: Warts are a viral infection which are very common and difficult at times to get rid of. They should not be associated with lightheadedness though. We try to burn or freeze the wart to get rid of them typically. ...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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Warts on hand , when was i exposed?

unknown: Possible hpv virus could be staying dormant on you for months before warts appear , get them eradicated from you. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a couple warts on my hands is this hpv?

Please help! I have a couple warts on my hands is this hpv?

Yes: There are many different types of hpv. The hpv that causes hand warts does not cause genital warts.There are are many different treatments for hands that have warts. ...Read more

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If a man with warts on his hands and fingers a woman, can she get it?

If a man with warts on his hands and fingers a woman, can she get it?

Yes it is possible: Yes contact with a person who has warts on hand can theoretically infect you, on your skin.But will not cause genital warts as these are caused by different viruses. ...Read more

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I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

I have warts on my hands and fingers. Many new small ones starting, is there a cure.

Warts: Hi. Warts are caused by a virus and depending on their location (hands) may determine your treatment options. If there are multiple ones - it is best to be seen by your PCP or a Dermatologist to talk about your best options. Options could include liquid nitrogen, cryotherapy or even salicyclic acid treatments. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more