Warts are raised bumps of skin that are caused by human papillomavirus. There are five main types of warts: common warts, plantar warts, flat warts, filiform warts and periungal warts. Symptoms of Warts are:
Redness and inflammation
Pain around wart
Changes in color of wart
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