Disease: Warts (Common Warts)

    Wart facts
    • Warts are small, self-limited tumors caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
    • Types of warts include common warts, flat warts, plantar warts, periungual warts, and filiform warts.
    • Warts typically disappear on their own with time, but it may take years.
    • Warts respond variably to a variety of treatment measures.
    • Over-the-counter treatments for warts include salicylic-acid preparations and freezing kits.
    • Warts may recur following treatment.

      Source: http://www.rxlist.com

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