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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?

What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?

Only warts, cancer: HPV doesn't cause any health problems other than warts and cancer. And cancer is quite rare. It doesn't worsen any other diseases, and it doesn't "attack the body" other than warts or cancer. Having HPV is normal: it happens to almost every human being who has sex. If you see any genital area bumps, warts, etc see your doctor; and have regular pap smears. Otherwise nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral sex with a girl who had huge warts on her body, she said it's not HPV or any disease but it I don't believe. what should I do?

Had unprotected oral sex with a girl who had huge warts on her body, she said it's not HPV or any disease but it I don't believe. what should I do?

Get educated: Skin warts are caused by strains of HPV but not the strains that cause genital warts. The strains that cause genital warts are different & exposure to genital wart strains could give you genital warts during intercourse. Trust your gut.If you believe something doesn't look right you are probably right. ...Read more

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Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Maybe: This treatment will eradicate the warts treated but there may be subclinical residual warts that become noticeable in the next few weeks or months. Treatment with topical agents such as condylox, or veregen (sinecatechins) is avaiable for any new lesions. Use a condom to minimize reinfe tion and to protect your partner.Your partner needs to checked.By gyn also. ...Read more

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Does HPV that causes visible genital warts in men lead to cancer or autoimmune diseases?

Does HPV that causes visible genital warts in men lead to cancer or autoimmune diseases?

HPV: It all depends upon the strain of hpv you get. The unfortunate news is that distinguishing strains is not readily available with testing. But, the bad strains of hpv can cause throat and rectal cancers in men. ...Read more

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Im 20 years old. Diagnosed with genital warts. No immune disorders. Will my body be able to clear the virus?

Im 20 years old. Diagnosed with genital warts. No immune disorders. Will my body be able to clear the virus?

Possible: There is no cure for genital warts. You will likely have intermittent symptoms for life OR sometimes they spontaneously resolve. Less than half of the viruses (~100) that cause HPV are sexually transmitted. You can however get an HPV vaccine to prevent you from getting some of the other strains of the virus. Freezing and some topicals may or not get rid of the physical warts. ...Read more

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What are warts?

What are warts?

Warts: Warts are small, usually painless growths on the skin caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (hpv). Most, but not all, are generally harmless. Warts can be disfiguring and embarrassing. Sometimes they itch or hurt (particularly on the feet). Some warts spread through sex. ...Read more

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What causes warts?

What causes warts?

Skin virus: Warts are caused by a slow-growing skin virus. They are contagious (although not as much as a cold), so if someone with a wart on their foot walks barefoot on the ground and you walk in the same place, you can get them. If you think you have one, have your Dr. take a look. ...Read more

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Why do warts itch?

Why do warts itch?

Itch?: It depends on where they are, but on the foot - they usually don't itch. ...Read more

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How to remove warts?

How to remove warts?

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

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How do I treat warts?

How do I treat warts?

WART TREATMENTS: Depends on how long you have had them. Also depends on where the warts are. Also how many warts? For fingers, toes? Genitals? For fingers and toes, for instance, many over-the-counter wart medications like compound w, wart-off, wartaway sometimes work. Dermatologists often freeze off warts. Warts on the soles are very difficult to get rid of. See a dermatologists if they are stubborn. ...Read more

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How can I treat warts?

Patience: Most warts will eventually go away on their own. There are over the counter topical medications that can be used. A physician can remove them by a variety of means - surgical excision, cryotherapy, cautery, topical prescription medications. If they are causing problems, more aggressive treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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Why do warts come out?

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HPV: Hpv, the virus that causes the warts, can activate and start a chronic inflammation in the skin cells; this inflammation causes basically fibrous tissue to proliferate, becoming a wart. ...Read more

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How can warts be given?

How can warts be given?

Warts: Warts are caused by one of the many types of human papilloma virus. This virus is "given" through skin-to-skin contact. The end result can be the development of a typical wart. ...Read more

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How can I remove warts?

Many ways: The local pharmacy has many preperations on the shelf for self treatment. ...Read more