Why does my wart have a black spot on it?

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  • Warts usually have a black spot in their centers-referred to as a wart "seed." Wart seeds are actually tiny clotted blood vessels inside warts. They are most noticeable in plantar warts.

  • ADr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    The black spots on warts are actually the ends of small clotted blood vessels. These dots, called seeds, are harmless.
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