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Warts on the elbow and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I have a kind of a blackhead on my elbow which is refusing to go for 2-3 months now
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   if I play around with it, it starts hurting..
User :   but it just does not go away
User :   like a wart maybe
User :   32, male, mumbai, banker, single
Doctor :   k pl tell the above medical inputs
Doctor :   where exactly its located?
Doctor :   is it associated with any old infection/injury
User :   no not really
Doctor :   whether its like a mole/growth
User :   its next to the elbow bone
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   is it increasing in size?
User :   no..infact it does not change at all if I dnt play with it..
Doctor :   k
User :   a mole maybe but not a growth
Doctor :   it seems u get pain only if u exert it
User :   it looks exactly like a blackhead which we get on the face
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   thats right..I try to squeeze the black bit out
User :   nope
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   well theres nothing to be worried for
Doctor :   it will vanish with the time
User :   k
Doctor :   but it will take sum days
Doctor :   in the mean time what u can do is: User :   could it be a wart?
Doctor :   apply warm salt water fomentation
Doctor :   over the site for at least 7-10 days
User :   k
Doctor :   & dont try to squeeze any thing out of it
User :   sure
Doctor :   it might be warts
Doctor :   if its wart then theres no harm being it there
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thats it thanks a lot
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