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How do warts form and how are they treated

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The sometimes unsightly wart that most often pops up on your hand is nothing more than a skin growth that spawns from having some form of the human papillomavirus, also known as HPV. This form of HPV impacts the top layer of your skin. It typically gets in your body through broken skin, i.e. an open wound or other type…

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Boils: Causes and Treatments

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What’s over a half inch in size, really painful, and bursts into a gross mess? Did you guess that it’s a boil? If you did, you’d be right! The good news is, they aren’t serious (with a few rare exceptions), and typically resolve themselves on their own. What is a boil? Boils are hair follicles or oil glands that have…

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