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What could the red / dark purple dots in the middle of my plantar warts be?
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In brief: Blood supply
These indicate the blood vessels that are feeding the warts, since warts are very vascular.

In brief: Blood supply
These indicate the blood vessels that are feeding the warts, since warts are very vascular.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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2 doctors agree
In brief: small blood vessels
Those are capillaries where the virus that causes the ward is getting its nourishment.

In brief: small blood vessels
Those are capillaries where the virus that causes the ward is getting its nourishment.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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In brief: That is
The tiny dark spots are capillary vessels and one way we diagnose it.
Hope that's helps answer your question.

In brief: That is
The tiny dark spots are capillary vessels and one way we diagnose it.
Hope that's helps answer your question.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
In brief: Blood vessels.
The tiny blood vessels that feed warts are actually one of the diagnostic clues that differentiate warts from nucleated calluses.

In brief: Blood vessels.
The tiny blood vessels that feed warts are actually one of the diagnostic clues that differentiate warts from nucleated calluses.
Dr. Libby Putnam
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