Q. My son has a painless bump on his palm. Is it a wart?

Answered by
Dr. Saira Mohsin
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 03, 2017 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

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 prescribed an antibiotic. I have attached a photo of the bump.

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Hi,

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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 immunity.

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