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Verrugas - Prevention

Nombres alternativos

Verrugas planas juveniles; Verrugas periungueales; Verrugas subungueales; Verrugas plantares; Verrugas filiformes; Verruga vulgar

Prevención:

  • Evite el contacto directo con la piel de alguien que tenga una verruga.
  • Después de limar la verruga, lave la lima cuidadosamente, ya que se puede diseminar el virus a otras partes del cuerpo.
  • Después de tocar cualquier verruga, lávese muy bien las manos.
  • Reviewed last on: 12/11/2009
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Warts, herpes simplex, and other viral infections. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 12.

Gibbs S, et al. Topical treatments for cutaneous warts. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006;(3):CD001781.

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