Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: flex | 2007/03/20

Q.

warts on face

hi there,
my ten year old daughter is otherwise healthy but i have a problem getting her to eat fruit and veg.she has recently started developing tiny wart like bumps on her cheek,small and close together.is this perhaps to do with her diet and therefor a defeciency,and if so what vitamin?or could it perhaps be somthing else?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not due to a vitamin deficiency. The first thing you need her is a proper diagnosis. Your daughter should see a dermatologist about this problem. It could be a viral skin infection called molluscum although she is a little old for this problem.

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