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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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Hello, I got hpv 7 yrs ago. After my breakout was gone a couple months later i got warts all over my chest and hands. I ddnt report the second breakou?

Hello, I got hpv 7 yrs ago. After my breakout was gone a couple months later i got warts all over my chest and hands. I ddnt report the second breakou?

Unrelated problems: It is extremely you had such widespread warts. There are numerous skin conditions that appear wart-like. Even if that problem was professionally diagnosed, I suspect the physician was mistaken. In any case, in the exceedingly unlikely chance they were warts, they were not from your genital infection. The genital, sexually transmitted HPV types don't infect non-genital skin. ...Read more

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What symptoms does HPV cause other than warts ? I have a tight chest sometimes

What symptoms does HPV cause other than warts ? I have a tight chest sometimes

Doubt it's related: I can see where anxiety related to an hpv diagnosis could produce some chest tightness.But that's as close as it gets.Hpv is similar to weeds in your lawn.It grows where the virus starts & doesn't go further unless it seeds another surface. It does not enter your blood like a flu or move through your body.It's symptoms arise from the physical changes at the location it infects. ...Read more

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I have things on my chest which I think could be warts, there's is one larger one and then a few little ones surrounding. What would I do to get rid?

I have things on my chest which I think could be warts, there's is one larger one and then a few little ones surrounding. What would I do to get rid?

Chest lesions: First you need to find out what they are. Do this by seeing your doctor or abBoard Certified Dermatologist. Then after an appropriate diagnosis treatment can be discussed and started. ...Read more

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19 weeks pregnant stomach & chest tightenings wart like growth entrance to vagina but not wart surrounded by 5 - 6 little ones help please?

19 weeks pregnant stomach & chest tightenings wart like growth entrance to vagina but not wart surrounded by 5 - 6 little ones help please?

Folliculitis?: Hard to tell without seeing. If these lesions are on the hairy part, they may represent inflamed hair follicles. If they get larger or complicated, get them checked ...Read more

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What causes warts in breast area?

What causes warts in breast area?

Wart virus: Warts are viruses and are contagious. Someone else with warts on their skin or you with warts somewhere else on your own skin can transfer the virus to a new place. It's best to get them removed/treated so you don't spread them further. ...Read more

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What can cause a wart on the nipple?

What can cause a wart on the nipple?

HPV infection: Most warts are due to a viral infection, HPV and it can occur anywhere on the skin. ...Read more

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Small wart like lump inside nipple it's right beside nipple it's hard. Is it a benign?

Small wart like lump inside nipple it's right beside nipple it's hard. Is it a benign?

May be: Needs to be examined. Based or age less likely malignant but requires evaluation. ...Read more

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Besides ringworm what kind of rash can cause a red circle  with a wart like skin tag on the breast area? It showed up over night

Besides ringworm what kind of rash can cause a red circle  with a wart like skin tag on the breast area? It showed up over night

Possible infection: Redness with a centrally raise area could be staph infection with acute onset. Since if this infection it could invove deeper breast tissue it is nest to e treated with antibiotics. See physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. If infection spreads to deepr tissue it amy result in scarring and potential future problems with mammography. ...Read more

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Hi .i infected by genital wart since 3 years ago. I treated by nitrogen and then disappeared, .. and i dont have ever that now ,, Is it possible that I have completely recovered from the virus.. im pregnant know can i infect my baby through breast f

Hi .i  infected by genital wart  since 3 years ago. I treated  by nitrogen and then disappeared,   .. and i dont have ever that now ,,  Is it possible that I have completely recovered from the virus.. im pregnant know can i infect my baby through breast f

Gone is gone: Once the HPV warts have been treated and have been documented to have departed, unless there is a visible recurrence then they are now GONE and there is no risk to the delivery of your baby nor can it be transmitted by the breast. Tell your OB MD so she/he can check the genital area prior to the delivery to be certain. ...Read more

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Are warts painful?

Are warts painful?

No: Warts on the bottom of the feet are usually painful. ...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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Are body warts catching?

Are body warts catching?

Yes: Warts can be contagious through direct contact either with an infected individual or by contact to a surface that has presence of the virus. ...Read more

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How many types of warts are there?

warts are same: Caused by hpv virus , with so many subtypes , each has its own behavior most of the genital warts are caused by type 6 ;11 but cx cancers by 16;18 . Plantar warts are caused by 1, 2, 4, 27, ; 57 usually plantar warts will not infect genitals vice versa . Have their own fetish there are over 100 to 150 subtypes, of hpv virus ...Read more

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What could warts be the symptom of?

Virus: Warts are the symptom and result of a viral infection. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are warts pearlescent?

Pearlescent: luster: No, warts typical appear as raised cauliflower (with little black heads which can bleed) appearing lesions, on most body parts but plantar warts will have a callous cap to them. A glossy luster appearing skin lesion may be a epidermal inclusion cyst or other. See you local dermatologist or if on a foot, podiatrist. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Yes: Warts are usually caused by the human papillomavirus. If you have warts, you caught them from someone. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Absolutely: Yes, warts can be transmitted from one person to another. There are a number of different modalities for treatment - your physician can go over what is best for you. ...Read more