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Help! Is it possible to have a wart under the skin that you can't see?

Help! Is it possible to have a wart under the skin that you can't see?

Yes: plantar warts are an example of warts that are under the skin and are hard to see as they do not grow up and above the skin surface. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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Can you have a wart under the skin that cannot be seen?

Can you have a wart under the skin that cannot be seen?

Posssible: A wart that is just developing and be tiny could be not yet visible to the eye. Since warts affect the top of the skin in the epidermis they normally are visible. Fortunately they do not grow inside our bodies. ...Read more

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Growth(wart like but not wart) on skin under the arm and on the neck.Photos attached.

Growth(wart like but not wart) on skin under the arm and on the neck.Photos attached.

Skin tags: I can't really tell what they are without seeng them but the description sounds like skin tags. You should see a dermatologist for verification. Skin tags are benign and pose no risk but you can remove them if they bother you. ...Read more

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Hi I have a skin fold under my tongue and i am afraid wether it might be a wart can you please help me in this concern?

Hi I have a skin fold under my tongue and i am afraid wether it might be a wart can you please help me in this concern?

Get an exam: In order to properly determine what this may be you will need an exam and possible biopsy of the abnormal tissue. I suggest an Otolaryngologist (ENT) doctor to give you the most complete exam. ...Read more

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I have a wart kind of fing on my penis and under my for skin just wounder what i could get for it?

I have a wart kind of fing on my penis and under my for skin just wounder what i could get for it?

Visit a clinic / doc: Warty penile 'bumps' in sexually active men are often caused by infection with hpv ( human papillomavirus). They can be removed by: chemicals that dissolve the warts (applied by a health care provider), laser lights / electric current, freezing with a special device, or sometimes by surgery (for warts that are large). These treatments are best performed by a doc or other provider. Use condoms. ...Read more

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How remove wart on nose tip, a bump under skin.?

How  remove wart  on nose tip, a bump under  skin.?

See a Dermatologist: If you have a wart on the tip of your nose, and you want to make sure that it does not leave a scar after removal. Make sure you see a dermatologist. There are many ways to remove warts, some leave a scar, some do not. It is also important to note that what appears to be a wart may not actually be a wart. I would see your dermatologist to make sure it is just a wart before removing it. ...Read more

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Can my husband have a planters wart on his finger tip or is it something else? It is a little black dot under the skin, & hurts him when he pushes down on it. It is on the very tip of his finger.

Warts : Warts are caused by human papilloma viruses (hpv). Different hpv viruses tend to live in different parts of the body. Most plantar warts are caused by hpv1. Plantar warts are on the plantar surface of the foot. What you are describing sounds like it may be a wart. However, it probably a different hpv than a foot wart. Iif he sees the dermatologist this can likely be treated easily. Take care. ...Read more

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White bump on lower lip for almost a year seems to be under the skin have tried picking it off but grows back within weeks? Could it be a wart ?

White bump on lower lip for almost a year seems to be under the skin have tried picking it off but grows back within weeks? Could it be a wart ?

Well, can't see your: Lesion. Recommend that instead of guessing, that you see your dermatologist. Ask for a full body, head to toe eval in addition to the lesion on your lower lip. ...Read more

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Molluscum has returned , had them scraped 4 months ago . This area is new. Her skin under the bumps is cracked and red. Can i still use wart remover?

Molluscum has returned , had them scraped 4 months ago . This area is new.  Her skin under the bumps is cracked and red.  Can i still  use wart remover?

Pox virus: Molluscum is not from the same virus as genital warts (hpv). Molluscum is a pox virus infection. If the skin surrounding is red and cracked, i would not use wart remover. See your gyn as the underlying skin might have a skin infection. ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is also known as Warts. Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more