Category Plantar Warts

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Plantar Warts: What, Where, and How?

Plantar warts are noncancerous skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and typically appear on the soles of the feet. These warts often develop in areas of pressure and friction, such as the heels or balls of the feet.…

The Pain of Plantar Warts

Plantar warts can cause significant pain when pressure is applied, and because a plantar wart is typically found on the feet, it’s not hard to imagine the pain associated with the pressure applied simply by walking.