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Should I talk to my doctor about my flat wart symptoms?

Flat warts are not dangerous. If they do not cause you problems, you do not need to talk to your doctor about them. But if your flat warts cause you embarrassment or pain, talk to your doctor about treatment options.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Flat warts typically will fade without treatment. If, however, you are concerned by the appearance or discomfort of the warts on your face, your doctor can confirm the presence of warts and suggest a variety of treatments.

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