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Hello from JustAnswer.
When I try to zoom in on the image, it is not clear.
Could you attach a close-up picture of the area? Or a higher resolution image from the same distance that will allow zooming?
Could you also attach a picture of the finger?
Although the pictures of the penis are not the best, ***** ***** at low power is worrisome for warts. You are correct that the finger lesions are not well seen on the picture of the finger. However., the typical genital warts are not easily spread to the fingers. Common warts will frequently affect the fingers, and while common warts usually do not affect the genitals, it is more likely that a common wart can affect the genitals than a genital wart can affect the fingers.
It is important to note that both common and genital warts are due to the same type of virus, HPV, but it is different strains that cause the respective types of warts. It is important to note that the uncommon cases of common warts that affect the genitals apparently do not carry the same risk for cancer as is present for genital warts.
At this point, it would be appropriate for you to see your doctor, as a physical examination will better determine whether these are due to warts.
There are over the counter products for freezing warts that is primarily marketed for common warts, but can also be used on the genitals. It is not as strong as the freezing that can be done by a doctor, so that it can be safe enough to be offered over the counter, but it will still work some of the time and is the best that can be done over the counter.
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that can look like warts, but the differentiation requires a close-up view to look for a characteristic central depression or umbilication, and zooming in on the picture does not allow for an assessment for this characteristic. However, the possibility of warts is more of a concern than the possibility of molluscum contagiosum, so the reason that being seen would be important would be to identify whether it is from warts.
Please let me know if any additional information would be helpful.