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I have an odd looking lesion on my upper leg, inside of

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Hi, I have an odd looking lesion on my upper leg, inside of thigh area.. It started off as small and skin color and now has grown and kind of looks wart like. I've never had a wart so I don't know where it came from. It doesn't hurt at all, but it is very unsightly. Any idea of what this could be?
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: Not at all.. this is the 1st time I've had anything like this
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I eat healthy, exercise, have a thin frame. I'm pale skinned but really don't go in the sun much. It looks like a wart, but I don't think it is
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 11 months ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla. I understand your concerns.

For how long have you had this problem? How old are you? Do you have any other medical conditions?

Do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I am 45 years old, no medical conditions, and yes I have a picture
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 11 months ago.

Please upload the picture.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** know if you recieive
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It is a little red now from my touching it
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 11 months ago.

The lesion is likely a wart. You can get this remove by your PCP. Avoid touching it. Warts are usually caused by a virus and can be removed very easily. Let me know if you have any other questions. Please rate my answer.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
That's what I thought. Didn't know you could get them on your legs though. Thank you so much for your help
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 11 months ago.

Yes, they can appear in any part of the body. Please rate my answer.