Archive for 'Warts'
Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by Sheryl Wilson ARNP-C.
Molluscum contagiosum is the name of a virus. This virus is Poxvirus. Molluscum Contagiosum is very common in children though it can be seen in adults as well. Molluscum presents as small pink to flesh color, dome-shaped bumps with a dimple in the center. The bumps are quite small 2 to 5 mm in size; […]
Posted on 26. Jul, 2013 by Sheryl Wilson ARNP-C.
Genital warts also known as Condylomata acuminata or venereal warts are caused by the human papillomavirus or (HPV) there are more than 100 types of human papilloma viruses out there, different ones infecting different body locations. HPV 6 and 11 most common culprit. The lesions are typically flesh-colored or hyperpigmented (dark) bumps or plaques in […]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2012 by Sheryl Wilson ARNP-C.
Grandma used to tell me that kissing or touching a toad caused warts! So for most my life I steered clear of all amphibians for fear of getting a wart. Truth be known, toads do not cause warts. Warts are benign growths attributed to the human papilloma virus (HPV). There are 100 strains of HPV […]