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Dr. Robert Jackson
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What could cause fluid on face as well as odd wart like growth. One on each side, inside cheeks? The outside of cheeks are now ulcerating, won't heal?!

Dr. Robert Jackson
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What could cause fluid on face as well as odd wart like growth. One on each side, inside cheeks? The outside of cheeks are now ulcerating, won't heal?!

Have to: You need a biopsy. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...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


Dr. Ratna Dhingra
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My brother is having a lot if warts on hand , leg nd lil bit on face also. On hands they are very hard. Why they are being caused. Nd suggest sum way.

Dr. Ratna Dhingra
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My brother is having a lot if warts on hand , leg nd lil bit on face also. On hands they are very hard. Why they are being caused. Nd suggest sum way.

Caused by a virus: if he has multiple warts and on his face see a dermatologist--they may need to be cauterised--they are caused by a virus. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth? How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?

Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth?  How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?

There are many...: ...Strains of the virus (hpv) that causes warts. Generally speaking, the strains that cause genital warts are not found in facial warts, although that has never been proven, to my knowledge. Gardisil protects against 4 of the strains of hpv that cause genital warts, so even multiple doses of gardisil are unlikely to have any effect on facial warts, one way or the other. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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What causes warts?

Dr. Cindy Juster
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Can somebody tell me why it happenes, cause usually warts just go away in one week and it has been almost 3 weeks already ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can somebody tell me why it happenes, cause usually warts just go away in one week and it has been almost 3 weeks already ?

Don't understand: Your question w/o context. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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Can using my old shaver again cause warts?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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No: If you had warts and are now free of them, you have immunity to that type of virus. You may wish to clean your old shaver with 70% ethanol for your peace of mind. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Can u squeeze flat warts on face without consequences?

Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Can u squeeze flat warts on face without consequences?

Why do want: To squeeze, first make sure it is a wart , if it is con't get rid of it by squeezing , besides it may create a scar on your face , see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Are warts caused by bad hygiene?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
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It can be a factor: There needs to be an opening in the skin for the virus to get in. Poor hygiene could be a factor. ...Read more

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Dr. Cody Mead
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I washed my face last night after cautery procedure for face warts is there something to be worried about?

Dr. Cody Mead
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I washed my face last night after cautery procedure for face warts is there something to be worried about?

No: As long as the skin is intact, there's really nothing to worry about. It's better to keep the area clean, if possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. James Okamoto
Board Certified, Family Medicine
29 years in practice
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Are warts caused due to papilloma?

Dr. James Okamoto
Board Certified, Family Medicine
29 years in practice
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Yes: Warts are caused by the human papilla virus. These can be treated a number of ways, but i find that liquid nitrogen works best. Your physician can spray this on the wart in the office - they don't need to be burnt off or cut out. ...Read more

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