What does a wart look like?
Our customers frequently ask, “What do warts look like?” Warts obscure the normal skin lines when they form, but skin lines are visible again after a wart is successfully treated.
If you are uncertain about the diagnosis of a bump, see your doctor.
Identifying Common Warts
- appear as one or more flesh or gray-brown colored bumps
- have black dots (clotted blood vessels) visible on or just below the surface
- have a rough (hyperkeratotic) cauliflower-like appearance
- are usually a centimeter or less in size
- usually are few in number but can become numerous
- usually do not hurt
Identifying Plantar Warts
- appear as flat areas on the soles of feet
- may cluster together forming a mosaic pattern
- are pressed into the bottom surface of the foot by walking
- are often painful
- have small black dots (clotted blood vessels) visible when the superficial layers are removed
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