Plerixafor on a WHIM: Promise or Fantasy of a CXCR4 Inhibitor Plerixafor on a WHIM: Promise or Fantasy of a CXCR4 Inhibitor
Review emerging data on the use of Plerixafor, a CXCR4 inhibitor, in the treatment of WHIM syndrome (Warts, Hypogammaglobulinemia, Infections and Myelokathexis) and other skin diseases.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Warts: Warning as popular 'tip' to treat warts 'might spread the wart to another area'
WARTS can make people with them feel uncomfortable and self-conscious, and can be painful in some cases. Most of them are keen to get rid of them. An Embarrassing Bodies doctor has warned against one certain tip, often suggesting to remove the wart. If done incorrectly, it can actually spread them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Resistant' warts on fingers and palms – skin doctor provides solutions to get rid of it
WARTS are unattractive, bumpy growths of skin caused by the human papilloma wart virus . If you find these lumps do not respond to over-the-counter treatment, GP Dr Ross Perry is not surprised. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Uncovering disparities in local communities -- the case of the HPV vaccine
Where you live may affect whether you receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine, suggests a new study published in the journal Vaccine. The first human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved for use in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration in 2006. According to the National Cancer Institute, the types of HPV the current vaccine covers are those which cause 90% of genital warts, as many as 90% of cervical cancers, as well as a majority of oropharyngeal (a type of throat cancer), anal, penile, vaginal and vulvar cancers.… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 30, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Annual Costs Estimated for Wart Treatment in the U.S. for 2015-2017
WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 -- The estimated annual costs were $846 million for cutaneous warts for 2019 in the United States, and costs for anogenital warts were $127 million, according to a research letter published online April 27 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Malaysian woman, 63, develops a 5cm-long 'HORN' on her breast after rare case of itchy viral warts
The 63-year-old unidentified patient told doctors in Kota Kinabalu city that the growths had spontaneously appeared on the left side of her chest two years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corns, Calluses and Properly Fitting Children ’ s Shoes
Discussion Probably the most common foot problem is foot pain or skin problems. This can be due to chronic and acute trauma, mobility issues, normal development, activities and footwear. Common foot problems include: Acute trauma is probably one of the most common reason patients and families seek care for is pain after acute trauma. Children prior to full puberty with acute trauma may have a growth plate fractures or Salter-Harris fractures which can be reviewed here. Apophysitis and tendonitis are common overuse injuries where there is irritation of the tendon and its insertion points. Chronic overuse can also lead to f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 28, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Combination Treatments a Must for the War on Warts Combination Treatments a Must for the War on Warts
"We can combine destructive, immunologic, and cytotoxic approaches," said Adam Friedman, professor of dermatology at George Washington University, Washington.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 8, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

STI: A 'common' sexually transmitted infection in the over-65s – signs of anogenital warts
OLDER adults are at risk of catching sexually transmitted infections, such as anogenital warts. Whether it is the passing of a partner, the dissolution of a relationship, or getting back into the dating game, there are reasons to still be vigilant when it comes to sexual health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“There’s something down there…”
Discussion: Breast tissue develops from “milk lines” of the ectoderm that extend along the anterior abdominal wall from the axilla to the labia majora. While normal breast development occurs on the upper chest, breast tissue can develop anywhere along these lines. [Fallat, Greydanus] Polythelia is the presence of an accessory nipple, and is found in 1-2% of the population, and is slightly more common in males. [Greydanus] Removal can be done for cosmetic reasons should the patient desire. Polymastia or accessory breast tissue may be found as well, but is less common than polythelia alone. Like normal breast tissue, ect...
Source: EPMonthly.com - February 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Jeffrey Lyles Source Type: news

Are Warts Caused by Being Dirty?
Title: Are Warts Caused by Being Dirty?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/28/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 28, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How Long Before Genital Warts Go Away
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections fall during pandemic
Genital warts and herpes saw the biggest decrease, the figures for England reveal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can I shift stubborn verrucas? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: Warts (which are termed verrucas when on the feet) are caused by the skin being infected with one or more members of the human papillomavirus (HPV) family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Warts on a Child's Body?
Title: What Causes Warts on a Child ' s Body?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news