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Please remove my painful “wart”?

He was complaining of pain caused by his plantar “warts,” so he decided to have it removed. Upon closer inspection, the “warts” turned out to be clavus (corns). πŸ€”

This photo shows the difference of plantar clavus and plantar warts under a dermatoscope. On the right, you can see the blood vessels of the plantar wart which is characteristically absent in the left photo (clavus).

Best to see your friendly neighborhood dermatologist for the correct diagnosis and the proper treatment πŸ‘πŸΌ

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HPV – treat it early!

Human papillomavirus — a virus which has numerous types and, therefore, has many different presentations. As in this case, verruca vulgaris or common warts are thick firm papules located on the fingers. This condition can be treated but it’s not easy. The location is delicate, fingers have lots of nerves, hence there are lots of pain receptors. Plus the depth of the papules is also a consideration. We don’t want to be too aggressive as this may affect the function and healing of the area. πŸ‘‰πŸΌπŸ‘‰πŸΌπŸ‘‰πŸΌ Bottomline is visit your dermatologist at the first sign of wart infection so you can treat it early and avoid the spread of the virus. 😊

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A definitive way to remove warts

Wart. Infectious and should be removed completely else it can recur. I’ve seen so many cases wherein the wart has grown deep and bloody because of self-manipulation. Despite home-remedies, it would be best to see your friendly neighborhood dermatologist for complete removal. πŸ€“