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Warts

Warts: Introduction

A horny skin lump which can occur on just about any part of the body including the genitals but is more common on the hands an feet. Warts are caused by any virus from the human papillomavirus family. Warts often disappear without treatment but they may persist for long periods of time, even years, if untreated. Warts are contagious although some people seem more prone to them than others and some types of warts appear more contagious (such as genital warts). Flat wart, genital wart, plantar wart and verruca vulgaris are some of the different types of warts. ...more »

Symptoms of Warts

Treatments for Warts

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Warts: Deaths

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Types of Warts

Causes of Warts

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Disease Topics Related To Warts

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Warts: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Warts

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Hospitals & Clinics: Warts

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Warts: Animations

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Clinical Trials for Warts

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Warts: Broader Related Topics

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