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Can I participate in p.E. Class if I have a plantar wart?

Can I participate in p.E. Class if I have a plantar wart?

Yes you can: Yes you can do all physical activities unlees the wart is infected or very painful. Most warts are not painful and there are no restrictions in physical activities. ...Read more

Dr. Stewart Tepper
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Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease ...Read more


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I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

I have warts and extremely dry skin on my testicle s... Pls help?

See a doctor: This needs an exam before a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read more

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My son has a lesion on his wrist and I’m not sure if it’s a wart or needs medical attention?

My son has a lesion on his wrist and I’m not sure if it’s a wart or needs medical attention?

Check it out: If you are in doubt, see your family doctor or your son's pediatrician, we can't really help without more history and physical exam, best wishes ...Read more

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Comparison to fordyce spots/warts/herpes: fordyce spots occur in larger numbers (50-100's) whereas herpes/warts are fewer in number? Is this correct?

Comparison to fordyce spots/warts/herpes: fordyce spots occur in larger numbers (50-100's) whereas herpes/warts are fewer in number? Is this correct?

Partly: It varies. Fordyce spots are visible sebaceous (sweat)glands that are a normal variant. They appear as rice sized tiny papules raised above the surface of the skin. Typically they are very numerous on the scrotum and vulva and less so on the penile shaft. When few in number they can be confused with HPV or warts. You can see pictures of all 3 conditions by going to Google Images. ...Read more

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'what''s the best way to treat wart like bumps on penis? '

'what''s the best way to treat wart like bumps on penis? '

By seeing your MD: Sensitive areas over the counter ointments may not be good, or may give problems, also you need evaluation it is only a genital wart caused by hpv virus not some thing serious like penile cancer. ...Read more

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What do warts look like.?

What do warts look like.?

Brownish cauliflower: They look somewhat different depending on location and up to 65% resolve within 2yrs without treatment. If you like, home remedies such duct tape, rubbing raw garlic over then cover, tea-tree oil application etc...Have been reported with success. Otc med such as compound -w etc...If severe or persistent, consult your doc as there many treatment options. Topicals vs freezing/electrodesication etc.. ...Read more

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Do warts bled quite a lot?

Do warts bled quite a lot?

Not a lot: Warts are caused by papilloma virus infection. Confined to the superficial layers of skin, they rarely bleed, if bleeds by scratching etc will be minimum. If it is bleeding may not be a wart see your physician. ...Read more

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How can you make warts disappear?

How can you make warts disappear?

Various treatments: The decision for which treatment would depend on anatomical location and appearance of the wart. ...Read more

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How can you most effectively remove warts?

How can you most effectively remove warts?

Lots of ways: There is no specific "best" way. You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718). ...Read more

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Will warts eventually go away on their own?

Will warts eventually go away on their own?

Maybe: Theory says they will but no one knows how long. ...Read more

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Please describe a good product to remove warts?

Please describe a good product to remove warts?

Many: You can go to the drugstore and either look on the shelf or ask your pharmacist.
It also depends on where the wart is located. ...Read more

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Are warts dangerous? Is it good to remove warts?

Are warts dangerous? Is it good to remove warts?

Below: It is dependent on the type of wart and the location of the wart.

Usually it is suggested to have warts treated. ...Read more

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Which parts of the body are most commonly affected by warts?

Everywhere: Hands, feet, legs arms, -genitals and even the face. Non genital
warts are most commonly found on the hands followed by the sole of the foot. ...Read more

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Why do I have warts even though my boyfriend doesn't have them?

Warts: How do you know he does not have them? They often are microscopic infections, that are not clinically visible. ...Read more

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If I have gental warts is it possible for me to still have kids?

If I have gental warts is it possible for me to still have kids?

Yes: If you have genital warts there are some that would deliver by c-section to avoid spread to the baby at delivery. That is a bit drastic but done in some locals. Babies exposed to genital warts at birth have a risk of acquiring vocal cord warts and or genital warts, which may not be evident for up to three years. Many deliver naturally without ever having any problems. ...Read more

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How can we prevent getting warts?

You really can't: Just manage them as they turn up. Nobody understands the why's. Genital HPV can be avoided using barrier protection without fail. Everybody has some skin HPV strains and most of us have warts pop up. Deal with them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does anyone have a cure for warts?

Many: There are many treatments of warts but none is a guarantee. ...Read more

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Are warts caused due to papilloma?

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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Can herpes get mistaken for warts?

NOT REALLY: The appearance is different. One is bumpy, raised the other is like vesicle that brakes and may be like a shallow ulcer. ...Read more

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How can I remove warts from my chin?

How can I remove warts from my chin?

Lots of ways: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. See a dermatologist who will most likely recommend freezing. ...Read more

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How can I prevent from getting warts?

Avoid the virus: Warts are cause by HPV, the human papilloma virus. HPV is spread by direct skin contact. So avoid touching people with warts! ...Read more

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How should I treat a child with molluscum warts?

Visit the doctor: Who can prescribe a medication for you. The medicines are usually very effective and the problem goes away rather quickly. ...Read more

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Would hot showers unfreeze recently frozen warts?

Would hot showers unfreeze recently frozen warts?

No: The process which freezes warts only lasts for 30-60 seconds. There is no prolonged "freezing" of the wart or the surrounding tissue, so taking a hot shower after a freezing application would not be contraindicated. ...Read more

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Are skin warts just ok? Does it have to be removed? Thanks.

OK. Can stay on.: Warts are caused by a virus. They often go away with time, but sometimes takes a long time. They can be removed if they are cosmetically concerning or if they cause dysfunction, but by no means is removal required. ...Read more

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I think I have warts on my tounge, I just noticed this yesterday. What should I do?

Get an exam: Bumps on your tongue could be normal anatomy (taste buds) or they could be evidence of trouble. Get an exam to find out what is going on with your tongue. ...Read more

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How can I cure a small wart?

How can I cure a small wart?

Depends: It may depend on the wart location. There are many over the counter preparations for treating warts. Talk to your pharmacist. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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