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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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What does cauliflower wart look like?

What does cauliflower wart look like?

Like cauliflower: 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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I have small round bumps on my hands. They was not shaped like cauliflower though. Are they warts?

I have small round bumps on my hands. They was not shaped like cauliflower though. Are they warts?

Hand bumps: This could be one of several things, but without being able to see them it is impossible to diagnose over the internet. See a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a wart on my finger and I put on the compound w like it said every day for a week or 2. Now it's like white and smooth not a cauliflower. When do I have to stop applying the cream?

I have a wart on my finger and I put on the compound w like it said every day for a week or 2. Now it's like white and smooth not a cauliflower. When do I have to stop applying the cream?

Think onion: A wart is a multilayered collection of the germ in your tissue. The compound W acts as a toxic agent that kills a layer of wart at a time. You brush off the dead cells & do it over & over until you are below skin level and see raw flesh. If you stop too soon, it re-emerges within weeks/months. It is like an iceberg with a part above & a part below skin level. ...Read more

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What can bumps at the top of my penis be? Warts or just normal no cauliflower look or feel either

What can bumps at the top of my penis be? Warts or just normal no cauliflower look or feel either

STD: This sounds like it could be an std - you should definitely get examined and tested. If they are raised, it may be herpes but other stds are possible. If not an std, it may be a skin infection. ...Read more

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Wart on my finger and I put on compound w every day for 2 weeks. Now it's white and smooth not a cauliflower. When do I know when it's healed?

Wart on my finger and I put on compound w every day for 2 weeks. Now it's white and smooth not a cauliflower. When do I know when it's healed?

Might be longer: Compound w needs to be applied once or twice a day for up to 12 weeks. When the wart (or what remains of it) is flat, it should stop being used. ...Read more

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My doctor says these warts on my scrotum might be HPV, but it doesn't look like cauliflower shape. Any ideas? I.imgur. Com/hsrpdo8.png

My doctor says these warts on my scrotum might be HPV, but it doesn't look like cauliflower shape. Any ideas? I.imgur. Com/hsrpdo8.png

Wart not appearance: Most warts are caused by HPV. There are hundreds of subtypes of HPV, but if your physician has diagnosed those skin lesions as warts, then they are most likely due to HPV. It doesn't need to look "cauliflower". ...Read more

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I have a extra skin near my Penis head. Is it cauliflower wart or extra skin. Is the extra skin cause by too much masterbate? I'm a virgin pls help

I have a extra skin near my Penis head. Is it cauliflower wart or extra skin. Is the extra skin cause by too much masterbate? I'm a virgin pls help

Get seen, Brian: Enjoying your body won't change the distribution of skin. This may be a remnant of your foreskin if you're circumcised, or a short foreskin if you're not; it may be a common wart or you may have one or more pearly papules if it's around your corona. Get with your physician to review some of the basics about your body, now that you're a grown man. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is a wart looks like?

What is a wart looks like?

Raised growth: It is most often a raised, white circular growth that you can often see black spots at the top of it. It usually hurts when you press down on it and press it side to side. ...Read more

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I have a tiny raised freckle that looks like a wart. I've never had one before, what do I do, why did it pop up?

I have a tiny raised freckle that looks like a wart. I've never had one before, what do I do, why did it pop up?

See your doctor: Could be a wart. Most over the counter wart removers do not work very well. However, always best to have your doctor confirm the diagnosis and recommend a treatment course. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be a small growth of extra skin on the back of my head that looks like a large wart. Can I try removal at home first?

I have what appears to be a small growth of extra skin on the back of my head that looks like a large wart. Can I try removal at home first?

No: Please don't as the scalp is very vascular and prone to bleeding profusely. Have a dermatologist do it, please. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a wart in my mouth. Should I be concerned?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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How do I know how a wart looks like?

How do I know how a wart looks like?

See a doctor.: Your doctor can shave the callus off the top of the lesion and determine whether it is a callus with a core, or an actual wart. Treatments for each can differ slightly, so find out which you have before you try to treat it with over-the-counter removal pads! ...Read more

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I am conserved of something that looks like warts in my throught. It's near the palate. What it could be? I noticed it after the cold I had.

I am conserved of something that looks like warts in my throught. It's near the palate. What it could be? I noticed it after the cold I had.

Oral Lesions: Thank you for your question. Oral lesions or possible warts on the palate may be caused by many things. It is possible that your prior cold may be related or it might not. Warts or other growths may require treatment especially if continued growth or changes are noticed. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What kind of warts on bottom of foot looks like splinters?

What kind of warts on bottom of foot looks like splinters?

Plantar: Plantar warts often take on the appearance of spikes or splinters. They can be difficult to treat, but there are several different treatment options available and you and your doc will find the right one for you. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has somrthing on his penis. It looks like a skintag. But he thinks it is genotal warts. How do I know which it is?

My boyfriend has somrthing on his penis. It looks like a skintag. But he thinks it is genotal warts. How do I know which it is?

Doctors are doctors: It gets examined by a medical professional and a treatment instituted. One does not get a diagnosis of a skin problem without an examination. ...Read more

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I have a white hard bump on top of my head that I noticed about 4 weeks ago, My wife says it looks like a wart. It is hard to the touch but does not h?

I have a white hard bump on top of my head that I noticed about 4 weeks ago, My wife says it looks like a wart. It is hard to the touch but does not h?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doctor for diagnosis. It may be something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I make what looks like warts (but the bumps don't hurt) go away?

How do I make what looks like warts (but the bumps don't hurt) go away?

Probably no need: Warts generally are not painful except when they occur at a spot sensitive to pressure, rubbing, etc (e.g. plantar warts, on the soles of the feet). Common warts in children almost always clear up on their own within a few months and usually it's best to just leave them alone. But if they increase in number or are bothersome (to him, not you), take him to the pediatrician for treatment advice. ...Read more

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What is the appearance difference between a hemmoroid and gential warts on the anus?

What is the appearance difference between a hemmoroid and gential warts on the anus?

Lots: A hemorrhoid is an enlarged blood vessel in the rectum. There are 2 sets one internally and one externally. The external ones are usually painful and palpable when swollen. Perianal warts are skin lesions caused by a sexually transmitted virus. They can be painful and itch. And each is treated differently so see your physician. ...Read more

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Why does my finger have a bump that looks like a wart that hurts?

Res ipsa loquitor: Latin for the thing speaks for itself. Perhaps it is a wart. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my finger that looks like a wart but hurts what is this?

I have a bump on my finger that looks like a wart but hurts what is this?

Could be a wart: Warts especially on hands are easily irritated due to pressure, scratching etc. The inflamed wart will be red swollen and painful but should calm down in a few days. It needs to be seen by an md and are easily treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a growth on my finger that looks like a wart but hurt may I drain the fluid out myself?

I have a growth on my finger that looks like a wart but hurt may I drain the fluid out myself?

No: Opening the area up is an easy way to get a significant infection. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Growth near vagina that I have had for 18 years since I was 13 looks like a "wart" what can it be?

Wart or skin tag...: If it has been there for 18 years it is probably just a skin tag. Have a dermatologist examine and possibly biopsy it to be sure. ...Read more

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I got this kind of wart thing that looks like a scab but I haven't cut myself, and its on my head?

SK: Sounds like it might be seborrheic keratosis. These generally have a velvety surface and look "stuck on." if it bleeds or is growing rapidly it probably needs to be examined if not shaved off. If it is stable then continued observation is appropriate. ...Read more

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Please help! Check the picture of skin lesion that I have in my files and say if it looks like HPV connected skin warts ; (!

Please help! Check the picture of skin lesion that I have in my files and say if it looks like HPV connected skin warts ; (!

See a doctor in pers: I think it is best if a dr sees you in person to determine if you have warts. All warts are caused by the hpv virus whether they are on your genitals hands or feet. There are many different types of hpv virus is and different virus types occur on different locations. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more