Patient :For about 10 years, I have had a growth on my thumb. I do not know if it is a wart, but I doubt it is due to treatments not getting rid of it. It isn't painful. Just curious as to what it could be.
Thank you for your question. This growth on your thumb appears to be a callous. Warts tend to be more rough, and not as raised as this. However, a closer examination should be made to make sure it is not a wart. In either circumstance, it can easily be surgically removed with a low risk of it recurring. Please see your doctor for further evaluation and possible removal.
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