A 53-year-old member asked:
how can you tell the difference between a skin tag and a hpv wart?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang answered
49 years experience Dermatology
Locations: Skin tag usually present at neck, arm pits and sometines under breasts and groins. They are tiny(1-2 mm) and sometimes, elongated. Warts caused by hpv can be anywhere, but commonly, hands/fingers(called hand warts), bottom of feet(called plantar warts) and ano-genital areas (called genital warts). They are usually larger (>5mm).
Answered on Nov 20, 2017
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