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I have a bump on my finger that looks like a wart but hurts what is this?

I have a bump on my finger that looks like a wart but hurts what is this?

Could be a wart: Warts especially on hands are easily irritated due to pressure, scratching etc. The inflamed wart will be red swollen and painful but should calm down in a few days. It needs to be seen by an md and are easily treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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I have a bump on my finger that looks like its a wart but it hurts. It is similar to the color of my skin but the top is lighter. What is it?

I have a bump on my finger that looks like its a wart but it hurts. It is similar to the color of my skin but the top is lighter. What is it?

Cannot see this: Need to see and perhaps touch the lesion before a diagnosis can be made. Sometimes a herpes lesion called a whitlow can present like this initially before breaking down. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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There is a small bump on my right finger it looks like a wart but i'm not sure it sometimes shed it's top layer of skin whicht grows back?

There is a small bump on my right finger it looks like a wart but i'm not sure it sometimes shed it's top layer of skin whicht grows back?

Wart: If you have a wart you can first try over the counter treatment like salicylic acid or even a freezing spray. Be careful...Follow the directions...If it persists make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Wart like bumps on fingers that have been treated like warts and are now very large and isolated to around cuticles very painful?downloaded pics

Wart like bumps on fingers that have been treated like warts and are now very large and isolated to around cuticles very painful?downloaded pics

Several possible: A common problem that fits your description is called a periungual fibroma. However, diagnostically it is probably best for your doc to do a biopsy to find out what it is, which will inform him how to treat it. ...Read more

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1 small light blister like bump on finger had it for 2 weeks and still hasnt gone, wart? Its soft and i can push it in no pain tried popping it nothing

1 small light blister like bump on finger had it for 2 weeks and still hasnt gone, wart? Its soft and i can push it in no pain tried popping it nothing

Could be ...: A wart ? A lesion that is raised and non-tender could be a wart -- typically they are hard lesions with a warty surface. Another possibilty in a mature adult is a myxoid cyst -- they tend to occur near a joint or around the nail and can have a blistered appearance. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is also known as Warts. Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more