What are plantar warts?
Warts are a skin lesion frequently seen on the feet (and hands). They are caused by a viral infection. If left untreated, warts can spread to other parts of the body or to those around you.
Symptoms of warts
- Warts may be flat or raised
- They may be painful, but not always
- Often appear with red, brown or black spots in them, but not always
Treatment for plantar warts on the foot
- Every suspicious lesion should be examined carefully by a Cincinnati podiatrist
- We use medication to remove warts. This process allows the wart to be treated with minimal to no pain
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Plantar Warts (verruca plantaris), also known as myrmecia, are small, hard, noncancerous skin growths that affect the foot, but typically appear on the heels or balls (plantar side) of the foot. They commonly occur in children, adolescents and the elderly. Plantar...
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