Here's How You Can Differentiate Between a Wart and a Corn

  • Dr. Pravin Jain
  • August 25, 2021
A wart or corn could be the cause of excessive skin growth or bump on your feet. Because of their similarities, it's tough to tell them apart. During the pandemic, online homeopathy consultation can help determine whether you have corn or a wart so that you can treat it efficiently. However, some distinguishing characteristics include their appearance, location on the foot, and their cause. Here's how to tell warts from corns: 
 
1. The Appearance 
Corns are hard, elevated, and flaky, unlike warts, which have grainy lumps with black pinpoints. Skin lines (wrinkles) will pass around the lesion in the case of a wart (skin spot). Corns, on the other hand, commonly affect the skin's surface. The wrinkle on the foot, in other words, will travel right through the problem. 
 
2. The Cause 
The HPV virus enters the body through cuts, cracks, or other vulnerable regions on the bottom of the foot, causing warts. It's a contagious virus that can transfer from one person to another by direct and indirect contact. Surprisingly, some warts do not appear right away after being exposed to the virus. It can take up to 6 months for one to appear after being exposed. Furthermore, not everyone who is infected with the virus develops a wart. Your body may be able to fight off the virus if you have a strong immune system. Foot corns, unlike warts, are caused by wearing shoes that are too tight on the feet. You can also get them by standing or walking for long periods of time. 
 
3. The Timing 
For the wart to appear, it might take around 2-6 months after your skin has been exposed to the HPV virus. However, it is possible to get rid of it without medication, but it may take a year or two. As a result, homeopathic medicine for warts is the simplest and most effective solution to treat warts quickly and efficiently. For corns, you can witness a reduction in their appearance in as little as two weeks. It could take a month or more for them to totally go. If you're prone to corn, seek shoes that are more supportive and comfortable.
 
4. The Location
Warts are microscopic skin growths that can appear on the feet, although they can appear anywhere on the body. The hands and fingers are the most commonly affected parts. On the other hand, corns form as a result of the skin's response to friction and pressure. They develop beneath the nails, between the toes, and on the sides and bottoms of the feet.
 
Warts and corns can sometimes be painful and even sources of infestation, therefore, they should be removed as soon as possible. To treat them both in the finest manner, consult the best homeopathic doctor in Mumbai and Pan India, Dr. Pravin Jain, a professional health care provider who along with his associates give you the most reliable online homeopathy consultation and provide a reliable solution to your concerns. Treat it before it worsens with homeopathy that is safe for every person.
 

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