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Medical Condition:
Wart
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A viral infection which caused by the human papilloma viruses (HPV) s a tumour of rough skin which is often a darker pigment than the surrounding skin. The different kinds of wart are:

  • Common wart - a raised wart with roughened surface, common on hands and knees.

  • Plantar wart -a hard sometimes painful lump called a verruca with black specks in the centre found on the soles of the feet.

  • Mosaic wart- a collection of the plantar-type warts.

  • Flat wart -a small, smooth flattened sometimes almost shiny wart, tan or flesh coloured these are found on the face, neck, hands, wrists.

  • Filiform or digitate wart- a thread or finger-like wart, they occur on the face around the hair line, near eyelids and lips.
  • Genital wart -warts affecting around the genitalia.

 

 

Please Note: The information provided here should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A medical practitioner should always be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of all medical conditions.

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