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Question: Filiform wart on 4 year old


 rayel4 - Tue May 24, 2005 4:04 pm

My four year old has a wart underneath his eye. It has been growing for a few months now and shows no signs of getting smaller. In fact, I think it is growing in size! Should I take him to a doctor or will this eventually go away? He shows no signs of discomfort at all.
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Wed Jun 01, 2005 11:53 am

Dear rayel4,
Up to 30% of warts disappear by themselves within 6 months. Most will disappear without any treatment within 3 years.
However, if its size is bothering you, you may see the doctor for treatment options.

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