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wart,

circumscribed outgrowth of the skin caused by a filterable virus that is readily transmitted. Warts may appear anywhere on the skin but are most common on the hands. Sexually transmitted diseasessexually transmitted disease
(STD) or venereal disease,
term for infections acquired mainly through sexual contact. Five diseases were traditionally known as venereal diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, and the less common granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum, and
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 and human papillomavirushuman papillomavirus
(HPV), any of a family of more than 100 viruses that cause various growths, including plantar warts and genital warts, a sexually transmitted disease. Genital warts, sometimes called condylomata acuminata, are soft and often occur in clusters.
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 produce warts in the genital area; these are often precancerous growths. Some warts disappear spontaneously; others persist for many years. However, there is also a tendency to develop new lesions. Warts are treated by surgical excision (sometimes by electrocautery), bloodless removal by freezing with liquid nitrogen, or repeated applications of ointments or creams. Those on the soles of the feet (plantar warts) are the most painful and most difficult to treat, since on pressure-bearing areas they may become depressed beneath the surface of the skin.
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wart

[wȯrt]
(medicine)
A papillomatous growth which occurs singly or in groups on the skin surface; thought to be caused by a viral agent.
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wart

1. Pathol any firm abnormal elevation of the skin caused by a virus
2. Botany a small rounded outgrowth
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wart

A small, crocky feature that sticks out of an otherwise clean design. Something conspicuous for localised ugliness, especially a special-case exception to a general rule. For example, in some versions of "csh(1)", single quotes literalise every character inside them except "!". In ANSI C, the "?" syntax used for obtaining ASCII characters in a foreign environment is a wart. See also miswart.
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This study was designed primarily to assess the evidence for the efficacy of intralesional bleomycin in treating plantar warts and also to see the outcome in terms of duration of treatment in each case and identify side effects, if any, due to this drug.
The study was well conducted with appropriate safeguards for bias (independent adjudication of plantar wart clearance).
The current study examined the prevalence of plantar warts among a group of 146 adolescents who used locker rooms.
Plantar warts don't tend to spread to the hands or other areas of the body, and warts on the hands tend not to spread to the feet.
Patients were eligible for the study if they were aged 12 years and over and had at least one plantar wart, which in the opinion of the healthcare professional was suitable for treatment with both salicylic acid and cryotherapy.
A second product candidate, VP-103, is in pre-clinical development for plantar warts.
In the present study, the distribution of Common warts were the most common type (53%) followed by Plantar warts (11.5%) and Flat warts (11%) which is closely similar to other studies done by Barr A et.
By not wearing shoes, you're more likely to get sunburn, plantar warts, athlete's foot, ringworm, and injure your feet, according to the (http://www.apma.org/files/All%20Toes%20On%20Deck%202015.pdf) APMA.
HPV types 1, 2, and 4 cause common or plantar warts. HPV types 6 and 11 cause condyloma acuminata (genital warts) and low-grade dysplasia.
Limit walking barefoot as it exposes feet to sunburn, as well as plantar warts, athlete's foot, ringworm, and other infections and also increases risk of injury to your feet.
This continued for several years with newer systems being slowly introduced such as the pulsed dye laser, which has been explored as a treatment for plantar warts with varying levels of success [5-8].