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Warts

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Parent Category: Skin Disorders
Warts are small growths on the skin often on the hands and feet. Warts are generally harmless but can be a nuisance and cause for embarrassment.

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Many people can have bumps and lumps on their forehead. If you've had in for more than a year it could be anything from a cyst or a bone. It's best to see your doctor and if you want it off then a plastic surgeon is usually the one to do the job. If you start feeling sharp pains in a month or tw…
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yes wart touched objects should be disinfected because the common wart is highy contagious Answer No. You cannot get warts from touching warts, and certainly not from touching inanimate objects that warts have touched. Warts are entirely caused by internal factors within the body and blood. Som…
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I can't remember if this is for a wart or a veruca but banana skin taped to your foot or wherever it is works when u r going to bed. put a fresh ne on every night! also bazuca is great! Apple cider vinegar or distilled vinegar. Soak a cotton ball with vinegar and place over wart. Cover the entire …
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Answer Skin tags can grow everywhere. Just look at old men the world over! Talk to a urologist or a plastic surgeon if it's really freaking you out cosmetically. Talk to a sexual health doctor if you're not totally certain what it genuinely is. Answer As # 1 said, a skin tag can grow just abo…
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You can use salicylic acid and duct tap, a cryotherapy product to freeze the wart on contact, or visit the dermatologist. Acupuncturists can also provide you with patches you wear on the wart for 24h.
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Answer A wart is caused by a virus and grows rather quickly (months) and there are many medications by prescription or over-the-counter that can be effective. Since it's on your FACE, I'd see a DR...Dermatologist. If it has been growing for YEARS it is probably a SKIN TAG and can be removed in…
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Yes, women with genital warts can get pregnant and deliver normally. If the warts are blocking the birth canal, a c-section may be required.
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The best and safest way is to go for skin care clinics like Reva Aesthetics as they use modern techniques like radiofrequency waves that produces steam and vaporizes the tissue fluid resulting in cutting and coagulation of the targeted skin lesion, without destroying the surrounding tissue. If you w…
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Answer Try some of these sites to help with identification: www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/mfrisby?S=D www.acshp.org.au/miami/WebApril2 www.herpes-coldsores.com/.../ genital_warts_pictures.htm tickers.bbc.co.uk/.../ stis_warts.shtml www.hpvfaq.com/hpv dermnetnz.org/dna.genw/genw.…
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The best way would be to take it to an expert, in this case a dry cleaner. If you don't want to do that, you could try using fingernail polish remover, but you should try it in a tiny, inconspicuous area first to see if it has any adverse effect on either the material or dye used in the comforter (i…
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Viral infection... Warts on ANYTHING are contagious - they are the result of a viral infection. Once a wart has formed it cant be bypassed (I think it cant) but if the wart hasn't formed, it's contagious.
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Depends on your friends. It is odd that you would ask. You should know your own friends better than anyone of the millions of people on the Internet. In general terms, gun ownership does not exactly match political leanings. There are pro-gun liberals/progressives/democrats just as there are anti-g…
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Answer These should not be treated at home or with home remedies that can be too harsh for the tender tissue in the genital area. The best approach is to get to a gynecologist or urologist if you are a woman, or to a urologist if you are a man.  A doctor will need to remove them.you need some …
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My 8 years old son's face was covered with flat warts. After 2 years of unsuccessful doctor treatments (in Canada) - he burned these warts with liquid Nitrogen, I heard about Tea tree oil. I just applied this oil on his face for 5 consecutive days (after washing his face with soap) and they complete…
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Toads don't cause warts. Warts are caused by a virus that isn't found on toads. Toads generally don't have warts. The lumps on their skin isn't disease, its how they're supposed to look.
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Genital warts are caused by HPV, or human papillomavirus. HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, does not cause genital warts.
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Warts are caused by the Human Papillomavirus. Certain warts for example: Periungual warts (warts in and around the toenails or fingernails) could lead to fungal infections if it reaches the nail bed and could completely remove your nail. If home remedies do not work on this type of wart don't hesita…
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A common source of transmittance of genital warts is through sexual contact with someone else who is infected, another source is extended contact with towels, or clothing that belong to someone who is infected although this method is unusual.
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Warts are caused by a virus, specifically the human papillomavirus. This virus infects your skin, specifically your dermis. This it does by entering through cuts and 'microcuts', submicroscopic cuts that let in pathogens. So touching a wart or a surface that has been touched by warty material lets i…
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Warts are caused by coming into contact with people or objects that people have touched. These people have a virus known as HPV, human papillomavirus. This virus causes skin cells to divide in a erratic manner resulting in warts.
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Pimples could form around a wart. Sometimes the oil from skin and playing with the wart could cause the skin to break out. it is best to leave it alone after medicating it.
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My 8 years old son's face was covered with flat warts. After 2 years of unsuccessful doctor treatments (in Canada) - he burned these warts with liquid Nitrogen, I heard about Tea tree oil. I just applied this oil on his face for 5 consecutive days (after washing his face with soap) and they complete…
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The virus named  "Human papillomavirus (HPV)" is the reason of wart appearing. It is rapid proliferation of the skin cells, resulting in the development of benign lumps. There are over 70 different subtypes of HPV that cause warts.Normally a virus caused by direct touch of touched a object that…
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warts are caused by HPV, human papiloma virus, that might be contagious within the first or two years of initial infection. Warts typically cannot be squeezed nor be popped out. Im not sure what wart you are referring to but if it's the adult wart types (i.e. genital wart) it can't be popped out n…
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Piercing Aftercare You should not go swimming with a fresh piercing. Whether you go swimming in a lake or pool, they both contain bacteria, protozoa, and parasites1 which can infect your new piercing. In fact, it is recommended that you keep a fresh piercing dry as long as possible to aid with…
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Pulsed-dye laser has been said to help diffuse facial redness for those who are suffering from Rosacea. Other treatments for redness include topical treatments such as Metro-Gel and Mirvaso.
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Some warts are contagious, especially if they are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This really depends on the wart. Some, like Planters warts, are highly contagious.
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Sure. Good luck proving oral herpes. Proving genital herpes will also be difficult and involve a lot of personal questions of probably even photographs. Consider all of this before you proceed with a public lawsuit.
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According to the Medical Encyclopedia, warts are "small, benign growths caused by a viral infection of the skin or mucous membrane. The virus infects the surface layer." To read the full description in this Encyclopedia, in addition to information from various other sources, see Answers.com via the…
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The Skinny on Wart RemovalWikiAnswers contributors share their tips:Put duct tape on and leave for 3-4 days. Remove the tape and soak the area in Epsom salts and warm water for 15 minutes and remove the extra skin, which is now dead.Repeat process as necessary. (This also works on plantar warts, whi…
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Answer Plantar warts are a virus. It's important to keep your feet clean even if you have a foot bath to soften the area. You can see a foot specialist and have them removed or, use duct tape and put directly over the plantar wart (keeps the air out) and leave on for 3 - 4 days and then soak your…
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These warts are typically small, hard, granulated lumps on the skin, and color may appear as white, pink, brown, gray or flesh colored. They can also feel thick, spongy, and scaly. There are actually three types of plantar warts: (a) single or isolated wart, (b) one wart, often called the mother, su…
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No...but they can spread
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this treatment will work on any type of wart. my friend had a wart on her knee the size of a pencil eraser plus many plantars warts. what she did was dip a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar. then, put a bandaid over it and leave it on over night. took it away after maybe a week or so. hope i helped…
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the "warts" may be moluscum contagiousum" (not sure on the correct spelling. they look very like warts and are very common in children. they ususally disappear as the child gets older-there is no medical cure, however some homeopathy treatments do work
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Infection with high-risk HPV subtypes can lead to cancer. The types of HPV that cause genital warts are not normally the high-risk, cancer-causing subtypes.
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That is a myth. Frogs and Toads DO NOT give you warts if you touch them. Warts are caused by a virus that is transmitted from one person to another NOT by frogs.
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Several treatments exist for Warts. Most warts are viral and, outside of STD, several treatment options are: Surgical (Cutting a wart from the body)Acid Based (Common Wart Remover, pads, etc.)Freezing (Commonly used for planter warts using liquid nitrogen)Duct Tape (The adhesive compound functions s…
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No, finger warts are not caused by the same subtype of HPV that causes genital warts.
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Abraham Lincoln had a wart on the left side of his face. On the upper lip area!
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Without treatment, genital warts may go away on their own, or they may get worse. If warts are causing symptoms, you may consider seeing your health care provider for treatment. Treatment doesn't necessarily make them less contagious. In addition, treatment of warts doesn't increase long-term health…
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Take it to a dry cleaner. They have considerable experience and are much more likely to be able to remove it without damaging the clothing than any kind of nonsense advice you might get from the internet from someone who has no idea what kind of polish, or clothing, is involved.
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Yes, you can put dry ice in a drink; however, you run the risk of touching it with your lips, if you put it in the glass you will be drinking from. If this happens, it will burn you, like frostbite. It is best to put it in a punchbowl, where folks will ladle out their drinks, so they don't run the r…
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well you can use mirrors and a cloth so they dont acttually disapear there really inside the mirrorswave your hands over somebodies heads and say amazing nice
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Maybe because someone you touched a frog. Sometimes they come natrully to your skin.
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You should take a zinc supplement orally, and apply garlic to the wort itself. You may want to cut up 1/4 clove of garlic into small pieces, and then bandage it over the wort. In a double-blind study, supplementation with oral zinc, for two months resulted in complete disappearance of warts in 87%…
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Yes they are.Genital warts are contagious.Yes it is contagious.Genital warts are contagious.You can pass genital warts.
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They say a spoon of honey & ginger should do the trick.
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My 8 years old son's face was covered with flat warts. After 2 years of unsuccessful doctor treatments (in Canada) - he burned these warts with liquid Nitrogen, I heard about Tea tree oil. I just applied this oil on his face for 5 consecutive days (after washing his face with soap) and they complete…
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Surgical Recall [That depends on the goal of the surgery. Conscious sedation= where the goal is to reduce the sensation of surgery, but to keep you from deep anesthesia, a state where it is necessary to control your breathing. Anesthesia= where the goal is to eliminate all sensation and pain of …
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Various answers... Warts may appear for various reasons, one of which being lack of hygiene and skincare. Warts are a viral disease caused by a virus called Human Pappiloma Virus.
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Common warts are small harmless growths in the skin that are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. They often affect just one part of the body, such as the hands or feet, without spreading to other areas.
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Genital warts are not permanent. Sometimes, they go away on their own. However, more often than not, genital warts need to be removed. There are many treatment options available for genital warts. Medical procedures used for wart removal include surgery, cryotherapy, laser treatment and cauterizatio…
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This is an old idea from European and American folk medicine. It would be impossible to determine exactly when the saying started, but it's been around for a long time. It stems from the principle of "like causes like" - toads have warts, so if you touch them you will get warts. This makes sense in…
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No there not painful only when you look at them jk no there not now the treat ments are I had about 5 and there going away slowly but they are going away and if you have them make sure to use protection if you have sexual intercourse
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OPI is the best brand of nail polish. It lasts a very long time and it flows out well--the brush marks disappear after you apply it.
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Only if you caught the warts on your hands or feet from someone elses genital warts. & also if you get attacked by Chelsea meakin. You can also remove warts by peeing on them, i know it sounds horrid but it really works.seriusly really that is weird i think your supposed to do that with athletes…
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Get it frozen or OTC freeze away. To get rid of Warts, use garlic. Yes garlic, chop up a garlic piece in small pieces. Then put the garlic pieces on your wart with a bandage. Do it twice aday for about 2 weeks. In alot of cases the wart does not return.
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Use vinegar and olive oil in a mixture then put onto warts for 10 minutes.
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Genital warts are not genetic.
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Yes. When you rip it off it is going to bleed. This blood will contain the wart virus and you may spread it elsewhere. Also it is going to grow back. Warts have a very deep root structure. You need to see a doctor to have it frozen or zapped.The above is not 100% true. First, warts to not actually h…
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see a doctor ASAP ANSWERDon't do anything to remove it yourself. See a doctor immediately and get an accurate diagnosis and ask for a recommendation for the best treatment which is also affordable. Usually, clinical treatments are expensive and many people are turning to different alternatives nowad…
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Use apple cider vinegar. Pit it on the wart at night and cover with duct tape. Do it every night until it's gone
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Very good question, indeed! This type of question was my main reason to start with answering. So, let's start! Recurrence rate for type of disease is 30-50 % and education about prevention is strongly recommended. General notes about prevention can be found all over Internet but I'll write some of …
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MY wart recently fell off. A wart must get treated before it falls off because the root will travel and make new ones if you don't use freeze away stuff. When your wart is dead it will turn black. Soon it will fall off and you will feel a slight itching. Soon the skin will cover the hole your wart/s…
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The Plantar Wart Virus can live up to 20 months making it hard to completely get rid of. Plantar warts are usually found on the feet.
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The only way a child could get genital plantar warts is if their genitals came in direct contact with someone else's genitals that had the warts on them. They cannot contract them on their genitals during childbirth.
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As a kid my Mum used to cut a small square from the skin of a banana place it on the warts I had on my hands. It was held in place with a plaster & kept on for as long as possible then replaced. After 2 or 3 weeks the wart disappeared.
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No. You can however freeze them with kits you can get a walmart.
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You can contract HPV (the virus that causes all kinds of warts) by walking barefoot in warm and moist environments, such as gym locker rooms and public swimming pools. The virus thrives in such environments, and can get into the skin through cracks, cuts and scrapes on feet. The virus can also penet…
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Warts? Eww! Aren't they revolting!? I thought that when I got a wart on my foot and then ended up with three others. Some were on my toe. They are disgusting we all think and know they are. So how to get rid of them? I found a few tips my self. I did deffinetly use doctors advise with the cream and …
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The best way to permanently get rid of warts is to stay healthy. Warts are caused by a virus and your body will always carry that virus. However, by having a healthy immune system, you will never see any warts on your skin because your immune system is successfully fighting off the virus. And the ea…
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The reason why you get pimples and warts is because you sweat more during puberty.For pimple skin care you can go to the drug store or grocerey store and they will have a section with skin care products.For warts they should have special band-aids or cream to apply to the wart.it works like magic. …
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Toads don't cause warts. Warts come from a virus that toads don't carry.
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You can get them frozen off using Liquid Nitrogen.
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I've used over the counter products with good success. Apply product and cover up with band aids. Repeat process till numerous layers have peeled off. If the edge lifts and bleeds I have just torn the rest off
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Some warts are caused by HPV infection. when you rub a spot, scratch it, or just keep bothering your skin.
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Cover it with duct tape and keep it covered for a few days, replacing the tape when needed.... however that did not work for my daughter. I've also heard of taping a potato skin (white side to wart) for awhile... though I've never tried it. Liquid Nitrogen is expensive at the Dr.s office if you don'…
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so this isn't a scientific way but its something my family sticks by and I believe it works, as it worked for me. Cut an apple in half. eat one half.with the other half rub it on ur wart and bury in in the ground.theory has it when the wart in the ground rots away ur wart will be gone
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Warts are actually consisting of viral infection which is why they are hard to get rid of.
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Wart remover. There is one they sell at target the freezes them and they go away in like 2 or 3 days
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I learned that skin will grow back after the plantar wort fell off but if not and the skin turns red, purpleish or black with dried skin i suggest you see a doctor.
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No, a nodule is a lump under the skin. A wart is a growth on the surface of the skin. The above answer is incorrect. A nodule is an example of a wart. My information was found in a school text book, Body Structures & Functions Tenth Edition Nodules: Solid and elevated; however, they extend de…
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No; while there are over 100 strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), the two prolific strains most commonly transmitted are HPV-6 and HPV-11 (Though there are a great number of others). They are not known to be trasmitted to other areas (hands, feet). Strains of condylomata acuminatum (warts) seem t…
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The answer is yes a wart is contagious and can also lead to cancer
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buy verruca treatment and file your verrucas and warts every night.Use Manuka Honey- It worked for me. I had massive verrucas and I went to a chiropodist and she recommended Manuka Honey. Use a cotton wool bud to dab some Manuka Honey onto your verruca and put a plaster over it. Do this every night …
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The most common substance used to treat warts is an over the counter salicylic acid. This acid can be applied as a liquid, or more commonly in a medicated pad. With a regular application of salicylic acid many warts will disappear within 3 months.
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