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Periungual Warts Quiz
by Staff
Periungual warts, warts found near your finger and toenails, are far from desirable. Learn how to treat them with our warts quiz.

How many types of warts are there?

  • just one
  • five
  • 10
  • 50

Which is not a type of wart?

  • common
  • cutis anserina
  • filiform
  • flat
  • periungual
  • plantar

Where do periungual warts grow?

  • on the soles of the feet
  • near fingernails and toenails
  • arms, face and forehead

What virus causes periungual warts?

  • human papillomavirus
  • molluscum contagiosum
  • herpes simplex virus
  • human cytomegalovirus

What do periungual warts look like?

  • long, brush-like growths
  • pink and smooth, with a flat surface
  • raised, rough and cauliflower-like bumps

True or false: Periungual warts are non-cancerous and are treatable.

  • True
  • False

How does HPV enter the body?

  • in saliva
  • through cuts and abrasions
  • through inhalation

Which of the following is not a treatment for warts?

  • aloe
  • salicylic acid
  • adhesive tape
  • all of the above
  • none of the above

True or false: Stress may cause warts.

  • True
  • False

Which of the following might occur if a periungual wart is left untreated?

  • the nail may detach from the skin
  • the nail may become permanently deformed
  • more warts
  • all of the above
  • none of the above