Persistent Warts

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If you aren't yet familiar with the skin care blog SKINmission yet, we are proud to present some of the great content that can be found on this blog created and driven by Amanda Iverson Tschetter, MD.

Warts come in all shapes, sizes and locations, and their persistence can "ruin" the reputation of physicians. The human papilloma virus, the virus that causes warts, is stubborn and very good at tricking the body's immune system into thinking the wart is a natural part of the body.  The many treatments for common, flat, and plantar warts center around helping the body recognize the virus/wart as foreign so the immune system attacks and clears the body of the HPV infection. read more on SKINmission >>

[ Article Appears Courtesy of Amanda Iverson Tschetter, MD / SKINmission ]

You can also find more information on warts on Skinsight here: Flat Wart Conditions

Published on 03/16/2012 | Last updated on 12/20/2016