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How does a child get warts on his knee?

How does a child get warts on his knee?

By contact: Warts are obtained by contact and he may of fallen or scraped his knee. ...Read more

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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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My 2 year old son has warts on his knee, sould we leave them or have them removed. ?

My 2 year old son has warts on his knee, sould we leave them or have them removed.  ?

HPV: These viral lesions can either be treated or left alone and may regress without therapy. The choice is one of either cosmetics or annoyance with their presence. It is not likely to alter his health either way. ...Read more

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My nine year old son has a wart looking thing on his knee but I can not see any black dots, he peels it off but it's still there?

My nine year old son has a wart looking thing on his knee but I can not see any black dots, he peels it off but it's still there?

Warts: Warts can be very stubborn to treat, particularly with over-the-counter products. They are caused by a virus. If the treatment you are using doesn't kill this virus, the wart persists. I would recommend that your son be seen by a dermatologist. He/she can determine if the wart is still an issue and treat it in the office if needed. ...Read more

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Tested. Postive for HPV july 2010.. I've had 2 normal paps since then but I have warts on hands feet and knees could my body have cleared the virus

Tested. Postive for HPV  july 2010.. I've had 2 normal paps since then but I have warts on hands feet and knees could my body have cleared the virus

Long term germ: Hpv is a member of a family of dna viruses well known for disappearing for unpredictable intervals before resurfacing. Once you have it, it has you as a landlord & like a cold sore, may return in the future. ...Read more

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Painful Redbump on my knee. Like a wart. Got it previously some years ago and this is the 2nd one. The previous one became permanent white hard bump?

Painful Redbump on my knee. Like a wart. Got it previously some years ago and this is the 2nd one. The previous one became  permanent white hard bump?

It could be a wart: as warts are viruses and this virus lives in our bod for the rest of our lives, but it could also be a scar or callous. See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What is wart, its there on my daughters knee, from last 4 months applied tbact no much use, she is 8 years old, please advice what to do, flower shape?

Wart: Warts are viruses of the skin. There are many treatments available.One treatment is to take tagamet by mouth, another is to apply salicylic acid to the wart a third method is use duct tape on the wart for several days. Then use a pumice stone to remove the dead tissue and reapply the duct tape. ...Read more