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Could this be Punctate porokeratosis?

I noticed a tiny hole in the skin of my sole. When I flash light it looks like there’s a piece of glass stuck but it’s not glass. It’s been over a month and the hole seems to have become marginally larger. There’s only one of these. What could it be?
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I have uploaded a picture which you can fine on my profile. It is the latest pic.
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I'm not a doctor, certainly not a derm expert, but it seems that this condition is "many, tiny, ridgelike bumps on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet". (https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/8180/punctate-porokeratosis)

It looks like you only have one, but again, I don't know if it can start as one, and then get worse later, or if it starts with many.

Have you seen a dermatologist? That would be the only way to get a diagnosis and proper treatment.

Let us know what happens.
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Did you see the picture I uploaded to my profile? It is the first one. Does it seem like a plantar wart? A flat wart? Some pictures online seem to suggest it's a plantar wart caused by HPV. As I am sexually active, and not vaccinated against HPV, I now worry that it could be HPV. Can I get an HPV vaccination at 35 if I have been very active sexually? I will see the dermatologist in a few days.
I did see the pic, which is why I said it looks like you only have one.

It's hard to tell if it's a plantar wart or what just by looking at a pic. You need to see a doc, and sometimes it takes a biopsy to know for sure.

There are more than 100 strains of HPV, some that affect the genitals, some that give you plantar warts, some that are more likely to cause warts on the hands. Sexually transmitted HPV only affects the genitals, not the feet, so if this is a wart, it's not the same strain of HPV that causes genital warts.

If you've been sexually active, at any level, genital HPV is basically guaranteed. It's estimated that 90% or more of sexually active people will get it in their lifetimes at least once. Many will never know as they don't get symptoms.

Most docs won't give a 35 year old the HPV vaccine because they figure you've already had it, but some will. Talk to your doctor and ask. If you are still very sexually active, condom use can reduce your risk quite a bit, and will certainly protect you from other, more serious STDs.
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