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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. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...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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I've had a tiny 1 cmm flesh colored bump on pinky finger for over a year -- it hasn't grown or changed. Can this be a wart?

I've had a tiny 1 cmm flesh colored bump on pinky finger for over a year -- it hasn't grown or changed. Can this be a wart?

It certainly could: Be, but I would see doctor for absolute confirmation before using OTC wart meds as there are other bumps that can appear on fingers ...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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I have a bump on my index finger that my husband thinks is a wart. I've never had warts before. I have had this bump for several years. What is it?

I have a bump on my index finger that my husband thinks is a wart. I've never had warts before. I have had this bump for several years. What is it?

Wart: The only way to tell what it is or if it's award is to either do a telemedicine visit with the video or picture or in person face-to-face visit with Thea doctor ...Read more

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I have a bump on my left middle finger that I've clipped off with no blood but it always comes back should I be worried? Could it be a wart?

I have a bump on my left middle finger that I've clipped off with no blood but it always comes back should I be worried? Could it be a wart?

Could be: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining you. It does not appear to be an urgent matter and you may discuss it with your doctor when see her/him next.
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1 small light blister like bump on finger had it for 2 weeks and still hasn't 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 hasn't 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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I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?

I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?

Maybe papules?: Check out pictures of "pearly penile papules" and see if this isn't you. If this is what you have, it's your choice. For many couples, they're a definite "plus". Or if your lifetime partner would prefer, they can be lasered away. ...Read more

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I have this small flesh colored bump on my right index finger that kind of tingles when I touch it. Could it be a wart or a developing pimple?

I have this small flesh colored bump on my right index finger that kind of tingles when I touch it. Could it be a wart or a developing pimple?

Probably wart: A flesh colored bump on the finger may be a wart - doubt it's a pimple. There is a viral wart - Molloscum contagiosum - that is often described as flesh colored, soft and occasionally may look like white substance is in it. These resolve on their own in about 2 years. Don't pick at bump! See your MD for an exam to help determine the cause.

http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/warts-and-plantar-warts-topic-overview ...Read more

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5-6 tiny pinprick bumps on palms & palm side of fingers. Warts, or tiny blisters/callouses? I drove 300mi on Sat... but remember no palm pain.

5-6 tiny pinprick bumps on palms & palm side of fingers. Warts, or tiny blisters/callouses? I drove 300mi on Sat... but remember no palm pain.

Dyshidrotic eczema: Is the most common cause of this symptom characterized, as you describe, by irritation/inflammation resulting in small pin-head sized blisters which coalesce and lead to peeling and itching. Associated factors include stress, swings in temperature, hands in water or chemicals. Keep moisturized, regulate stress, wear gloves. May need prescription steroid cream from PCP or Dermatologist. Stay well:) ...Read more

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What r the yellow bumps on my middle finger? They look abit like warts but aren't warts!! yellow bumps....and my palms sweat too much!! right hand mostly

What r the yellow bumps on my middle finger? They look abit like warts but aren't warts!! yellow bumps....and my palms sweat too much!! right hand mostly

Rash: Although this may be vesicular dyshidrosis (common benign skin condition), without actually being able to see it makes it very difficult to say. If this keeps up and is disturbing you, go and show it to your family doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more