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See your doctor: It is appropriate to get an accurate diagnosis before proceeding with a treatment plan. See your doctor to get a diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read more
I used a pumice stone on a verruca (thought it was just a callus then); is it ok to keep using the samestone, or will doing so maybe spread more warts?
Wart Treatments: Yes. It can spread. Here are some otc treatments. 1. Salicylic acid. This is most effective against plantar warts (warts on the soles of the feet). One should use the strongest (highest %) of salicylic acid possible. 2. Cryosurgery. There are now home treatment freezing units and should be used with extreme care. 3. Duct tape. No better than placebo, but works for 20% ...Read more
It may spread...: ...But not because of a bath or water. You may bathe and clean your feet as you normally would, without fear of causing the warts to spread. They do, however, occasionally spread of their own accord. Only treatment to remove the warts will stop them from spreading. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HIV positive, biopsied lesion/bump on face shows Verruca Vulgaris. Is is possible the warts might turn to skin cancer?
Very unlikely: It is highly unlikely that a common wart (verruca vulgaris) on your face would potentially turn into a skin cancer. However the risk is not zero. A long-standing wart, untreated and chronically inflamed, can potentially turn into cancer. The type of cancer is most commonly squamous cell carcinoma. We do see this in some warts under the finger nail that convert over years (5 to 10 years). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lab test shown verruca viral caused a bump/lump on the penis base. Is it a genital wart ? & considered as ?
Hi I have wart on my foot verruca vulgaris i used all kind of acids co2 nitrogen nothing helped this is a virus i need antival cream please tell which?
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am HIV positive. Dermatologist biopsied lesions/bumps on my upper lip that are Verruca Vulgaris. Am I at risk for the warts turning to skin cancer?
Warts: Verruca vulgaris also known as warts are caused by the human papilloma virus. They're generally benign and can be treated with topical salicylic acid and/or cryotherapy if you find them aestheticically displeasing. Regardless, see your primary doctor for these treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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