A water wart (Molluscum contagiosum)
- Found on the entire body but almost never on the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
- Skin coloured, smooth and often with a pit in the middle
- When pressed a white substance can appear
- Caused by a small pox virus. This infection usually occurs in children and youth
- By scratching or picking a type of eczema with inflammation can arise
A water wart does not have to be treated. To protect an inflamed wart, a plaster will suffice. You can squeeze the wart, but this may cause a scar.
Do not treat this wart with Wart-Off Freeze.