Warts are growths on your skin caused by an infection with human papillomavirus, or HPV. Types of warts include
• Common warts, which often appear on your fingers
• Plantar warts, which show up on the soles of your feet
• Genital warts, which are a sexually transmitted disease
• Flat warts, which appear in places you shave frequently
HOW IS WARTS DIAGNOSED?
Dermatologists perform a complete examination while diagnosing Warts. The doctor examines the wart by scraping off the top layer to check for signs of dark pinpoint dots or clotted blood vessels. Shaving biopsy of the wart is performed to confirm diagnosis and rule out other conditions.
HOW IS WARTS TREATED?
Common warts usually go off on their own, though new ones develop nearby. Home treatments help clear warts in some cases. Stronger peeling medicine may be given to remove warts. Freezing therapy may be performed to remove warts. Laser treatment is also performed to remove warts