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A 42-year-old member asked:

Does the doctor need to do to tests to be sure if the diagnosis is corns?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology 41 years experience
Diagnosing corns: Corns are often confused with warts. Sometimes it is helpful to pare the surface of a corn to make the diagnosis. A corn will have a glassy appearance at the base. A wart will not have this appearance. If still unsure, a biopsy could be done, but this usually isn't necessary.
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