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    What causes a red irritated wart on the calf?

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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a raised crusty growth the size of a pencil eraser with red around the base which appeared (growth is on left side of right calf, mid leg )
about a month ago. I thought it would go away but has not. It is irritating. Should I have it removed
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Get it removed

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have reviewed the attached photograph and it seems to be irritated wart or an irritated benign growth.
I would recommend you to get it removed.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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