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warts vs corns vs calluses
A 28-year-old male asked:
43 years experience Podiatry
Not effective.: Warts are caused by a virus that lives in the deeper part of the skin. Corns and calluses are a reaction of the skin to mechanical irritation, whether ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
14 years experience Podiatry
Lesions: A wart is caused by a virus. A corn or callus is usually caused by pressure from an outside source claisingthe skin to become thick.
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: A corn or callous is the build up of dead skin over a boney area.
A wart is a vascular growth caused by a virus.
12 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor.: Your doctor can shave the callus off the top of the lesion and determine whether it is a callus with a core, or an actual wart. Treatments for each ca ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Podiatry
A callous: Is dead skin, a wart is a virus. A wart can often look like a callous. A callous could turn into a wart just like skin can....
22 years experience Podiatry
Yes...: A wart can develop at a callus site.
A 16-year-old male asked:
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Duct tape: There is actually good experience with covering the lesions with a strip of duct tape. Leave it on until is either gets messy or falls off, and then ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
27 years experience Dermatology
Wart Treatments: Yes. It can spread. Here are some otc treatments.
1. Salicylic acid. This is most effective against plantar warts (warts on the soles of the feet). O ... Read More
A male asked:
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Apparently the wart healed. Give the resulting tissue time to remodel.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole gra ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Podiatry
Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Wa ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Dermatology
Wart has dark spots,: Warts if looked at under a magnifying glass
one can usually see dark spots. A corn has a
more round appearance and glassy appearance and is more c ... Read More
A female asked:
57 years experience Dermatology
Myxoid cyst????: Your description is too vague for much comment. Either include the details or go see a DR. Meanwhile, look up myxoid cyst.
A member asked:
42 years experience Podiatry
SEE IT: Only by a doctor seeing it can a correct diagnosis be made.
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