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DS1 has got a lump in his foot which is about pea-size,it isn't painful and had x 2 black it a verruca?

(8 Posts)
cutekids Sun 25-Oct-09 16:57:23

If it is,do Doc's treat them these days?

NotQuiteCockney Sun 25-Oct-09 17:00:37

It sounds like a verruca. Over-the-counter treatments work fine, ime.

Seona1973 Sun 25-Oct-09 17:00:47

sounds like one. we are bazuka-ing one on ds's foot at the moment. I never took ds to the doctor and am treating with stuff we already had in the house

cutekids Sun 25-Oct-09 17:01:48

Seona,my kids have had verrucas before but i've never seen one quite as big as they look purpley underneath aswell?

3littlefrogs Sun 25-Oct-09 17:06:37

TBH I would let the doc see it. If it isn't a verrucca and you put caustic stuff on it that could be dangerous.

3littlefrogs Sun 25-Oct-09 17:07:21

purpley doesn't sound like a verrucca to me.

cutekids Sun 25-Oct-09 18:10:15

oh you have any idea what it could be?

3littlefrogs Sun 25-Oct-09 20:56:58

It sounds like it could be a mole or something - I do think you should let the GP see it, just to be on the safe side. It might be a verrucca, but best to be certain.

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