The use of electricity to heat tissue to prevent or stop bleeding and to remove abnormal tissue growth is called electrocautery. It is also used to treat nosebleeds and removal of warts.
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Query: Hi doctor, My son, who is 6 years old, has a bump on the palm of his hand. It is a hard bump, and he is on antibiotic Cefalexin 259 mg. Is this a wart? It does not pain on touching. He has had this for about a week and a half. His primary care doctor did not seem to know what it was so she prescri... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, it seems like a viral wart. You should go for electrocautery from some nearby hospital or from a dermatologist. I suggest giving him multivitamin syrup regularly for about a month to boost his im... Read Full »
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