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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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Hi! My friend has developed some small things on his head (skull) they look like dry warts. What is the cause n how can it be treated.

Hi! My friend has developed some small things on his head (skull) they look like dry warts. What is the cause n how can it be treated.

See a physician: Warts are caused by the HPV virus. There are many medications and alternative treatments that work. They also can be removed by a Dermatologist if needed. But before you consider self treatment be sure to have the involved area examined by a physician to be sure you are not dealing with a precancerous actinic keratosis or squamous cell cancer. ...Read more

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Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.

Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.

HPV: Don't worry, you will be fine. You are describing the human condition. We are exposed to pathogens on a daily basis, including during sexual activity. HPV is the most commonly spread STD in the US but only certain strains cause cancer and our immune system can handle many of them. Get screened by your dentist/MD and get your PAP by your OB/GYN, your age indicates its time. Stay calm. ...Read more

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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.

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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I have a extra skin near my Penis head. Is it cauliflower wart or extra skin. Is the extra skin cause by too much masterbate? I'm a virgin pls help

I have a extra skin near my Penis head. Is it cauliflower wart or extra skin. Is the extra skin cause by too much masterbate? I'm a virgin pls help

Get seen, Brian: Enjoying your body won't change the distribution of skin. This may be a remnant of your foreskin if you're circumcised, or a short foreskin if you're not; it may be a common wart or you may have one or more pearly papules if it's around your corona. Get with your physician to review some of the basics about your body, now that you're a grown man. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?

Can the viruses that cause genital herpes, genital warts, and molluscum contagiosum also cause bumps on the face or lips?

Yes: The virus you mentioned can affect the skin anywhere in the body. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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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?

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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Can u squeeze flat warts on face without consequences?

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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What can I do to treat warts on the back of my head without shaving my head?

Have a freezing: Have a dermatologist examine them to be sure they are warts and opt for a freezing treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I keep on getting warts on my face area?

Why do I keep on getting warts on my face area?

Minor mystery: No one will ever figure this out. Warts just pop up and it is almost never apparent why. Just get them removed. ...Read more

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Are small warts on face and neck are dangerous? Is it good to remove warts or should we not?

If they bother you: Many things people think are "warts" are actualyl skin tags or benign growths called seborrheic keratoses and cherry angioma. If they bother you, it is not difficult to remove them at your doctor's or dermatologist's office ...Read more

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I washed my face last night after cautery procedure for face warts is there something to be worried about?

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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Could you HPV just because you have a wart on your face?

Could you HPV just because you have a wart on your face?

There are over: 100 strains of hpv (human papillomaviruses). Yes, a wart is from hpv. But that does not mean that you have a sexually transmitted disease. Your question makes it sound as if you are quite fearful of the wart. Sometimes a wart is just a wart. ...Read more

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Why my face always itchy? What should I do? I'm just thnking f this is warts.

Why my face always itchy? What should I do? I'm just thnking f this is warts.

Many options: Facial itch can be from something as simple as dry skin to a large differential of inflammatory skin conditions. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment, and in the meantime try a gentle moisturizer like cetaphil or cerave. ...Read more