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What is the difference between a wart and a rash?

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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine

In brief: Totally different

Wart is a type of viral infection of the skin which causes overgrowth of the overlying skin.
A rash is a general description, and means any change of the skin from normal, typically related to inflammation or infection.

In brief: Totally different

Wart is a type of viral infection of the skin which causes overgrowth of the overlying skin.
A rash is a general description, and means any change of the skin from normal, typically related to inflammation or infection.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine

In brief: Wart is type of rash

A rash is a description for any abnormality of the skin which causes changes in skin color, texture, appearance, thickness, etc.
A wart is a type of rash caused by the human papilloma virus, which can occur in almost any area of skin on the body. A wart is a thick raised plaque which is usually not painful, and sometimes goes away on its own.

In brief: Wart is type of rash

A rash is a description for any abnormality of the skin which causes changes in skin color, texture, appearance, thickness, etc.
A wart is a type of rash caused by the human papilloma virus, which can occur in almost any area of skin on the body. A wart is a thick raised plaque which is usually not painful, and sometimes goes away on its own.
Dr. Michael Klein
Dr. Michael Klein
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