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what does a plantar wart look like inside

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Plantar wart: Itch may be a sign your body is trying to fight the wart

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Warts including plantar warts can be spread by direct contact.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Plantar warts are abnormal skin lumps caused by skin cells infected with certain strains of HPV virus that cause plantar warts. Warts do not cause yea ... Read More
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Secondary infection: If one picks at or tries to pare the wart off, a secondary bacterial infection can occur. This is esp. dangerous in diabetics. And the blood supply is ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reed
Dr. Mark Reed answered
32 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes due to the fact the wart will attract new blood vessels and nerves to the infected skin.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
46 years experience Podiatry
By contact : Plantar warts are a virus which can be spread by direct contact to ski surfaces. They also spread thru the skin to create multiple warts.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Aspirin: Wet an Aspirin and apply nightly with tape. Another safe treatment is 5flouracil cream.
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Dr. Peter Lydon
39 years experience General Surgery
Topical: Aldara (imiquimod) cream works for many patients. If this fails, laser vaporization can be very effective. See a podiatrist for an evaluation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
You can't: Let dermatologists or podiatrists do it.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Many things...: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral cimetadine ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
12 years experience Podiatry
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryot ... Read More

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