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What are the symptoms and signs of the different types of warts?
- There is the familiar type of dome-shaped warts on the backs of fingers, toes, and knees.
- Plantar warts are found on the sole (plantar surface) of the foot (not to be mislabeled as a Planter's wart).
- Flat ("plane") warts may arise on the face, legs, and other parts of the body, often in large numbers.
- Periungual warts are warts around or under the nail.
- Filiform warts have a single long stalk, often on the face.
- Most warts have a rough surface as well as a number of black pinpoint spots that represent small clotted capillaries. Continue Reading
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