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What is the difference between a wart and a corn?
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In brief: Several things
Warts are caused by a virus, corns are caused by friction.

In brief: Several things
Warts are caused by a virus, corns are caused by friction.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Wart is from viruses
A wart is a lump on the skin caused by infection by papilloma viruses (it sometimes spreads to others).
A corn is a lump of dead skin material formed where there is repeated pressure or friction on the skin (no viruses involved). Both can push into the bottom of the feet because on the soles, a person stands and walks on the lumps all day long.

In brief: Wart is from viruses
A wart is a lump on the skin caused by infection by papilloma viruses (it sometimes spreads to others).
A corn is a lump of dead skin material formed where there is repeated pressure or friction on the skin (no viruses involved). Both can push into the bottom of the feet because on the soles, a person stands and walks on the lumps all day long.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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