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Wart Under Skin
Yes: Sometimes pain will develop before the wart protrudes thru the skin. ...Read more
Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more
Cryo, electricity: Cryosurgery or electrosurgery can remove warts in one visit but the healing time may require 1-2 weeks. For extensive warts, it may be too uncomfortable to remove all in one visit. ...Read more
Warts are thought to have viral rather than nutritional cause:
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Theoretically a very poor diet may cause one's immune response to be blunted thus making them more susceptible if nutrition is poor. If concerns along these lines a consultation with a dietician or doctor is the best place to start to explore this possibility ...Read more
Yes: Often times a blister can look like a wart in the beginning or even early athletes foot. ...Read more
Neurofibroma: Usually inherited disease, some times called elephant man some times extensive. ...Read more
I'm unsure if I have skin tags or warts. Is there a way I can send an image so you can take a look?
I think I have génital warts but many people say they can be confused as skin tags I wanted to know the diffrence betwen the two?
Hi! My friend has developed some small things on his head (skull) they look like dry warts. What is the cause n how can it be treated.
See a physician: Warts are caused by the HPV virus. There are many medications and alternative treatments that work. They also can be removed by a Dermatologist if needed. But before you consider self treatment be sure to have the involved area examined by a physician to be sure you are not dealing with a precancerous actinic keratosis or squamous cell cancer. ...Read more
Seen froze off wart and skin became white. Today it came off and is just flesh. Is the wary gone, should I let it heal, or keep treating?
Wart: If the wart has come off, then I would give the skin some time to heal ...Read more
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
Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.
HPV: Don't worry, you will be fine. You are describing the human condition. We are exposed to pathogens on a daily basis, including during sexual activity. HPV is the most commonly spread STD in the US but only certain strains cause cancer and our immune system can handle many of them. Get screened by your dentist/MD and get your PAP by your OB/GYN, your age indicates its time. Stay calm. ...Read more
Warts are generally due to HPV infection. Are you sure, what you are calling warts are such lesions? It would be prudent to consult a doctor. Over the counter remedies are available for self treatment of warts and you may try those.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Skin: Warts are an infection caused by human papilloma virus. They are sharp, small and often found in clusters. A skin tag is not microscopic, it is not sharp, is most often found in places with increase skin on skin friction or clothes on skin friction. ...Read more
So will anything bad happen if I get the medicated disks for warts on healthy skin? Will the skin grow back?
No.: Penile "warts" are not normal and may be a sign of hpv infection. The human papillomavirus is a common genital condition (in both men and women). Hpv is infectious, and if you have it, you may transmit it to sexual partners. It would be good to visit with a clinic / healthcare provider to have an examination and see if an appropriate treatment could be pursued. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Salicylic acid impregnated pads can be used on skin tags. Place the pad over the skin tag for 24 hours and remove and wash. Over 1-2 weeks you should spontaneously remove the tag without pain. Do not use salicylic acid on open wounds/inflamation. Be careful of using the patches on the face or groin. ...Read more
See a doctor: This needs an exam before a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more
Skin tag: Can be removed by tiring strings around them really tightly until the skin does and the fall off. You can try to get rid of warts by covering with duct tape (real kind) and only removing it to change it until wart is gone). Warts are more difficult ...Read more
So you are asking: About warts on fingertip and spot on forehead. First you need to file warts down when wet after bath or shower, and cover with OTC wart meds. If not clear in a month you need to see a dermatologist. As far as the soft spot, without seeing and touching it, I don't know if its a cyst, lipoma or whatever else it could be, so see your doctor ...Read more