Papillomas - Childrens Podiatry
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Papillomas

Papillomas

Papillomas are small raised bumps which typically develop on the skin and are also known has warts (Verruca Pedis). It has been found that they majority of papillomas’ are caused by the human papillomaviruses (HPVs). Children are often at risk of develop papillomas’ due to direct contact with another individual’s wart, using public showers and swimming pools, not wearing shoes or thongs in public places and a compromised immune system.  More often than not papillomas’ will develop on the feet, knees and hands.

  • You may also develop one or more of the following symptoms:
  • Small black or deep reddened dots within the wart
  • Clusters of bumps
  • Raised or flat warts
  • Rough or smooth bumps
  • Pain experienced when squeezed

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References: http://www.northmelbournepodiatry.com.au/content.php?id=Plantar_warts_papillomas_verrucas

https://www.healthgrades.com/right-care/skin-hair-and-nails/papilloma–causes