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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Plantar Warts (Overview)

Hard, grainy growths that usually appear on the heels or balls of your feet--parts of your body that feel the most pressure.This pressure also may cause plantar warts to grow inward beneath a hard, thick layer of skin (callus). Plantar warts are caused by the human papillomavirus.


Dr. Arnold Beresh
331 doctors shared insights

Plantar Warts (Overview)

Hard, grainy growths that usually appear on the heels or balls of your feet--parts of your body that feel the most pressure.This pressure also may cause plantar warts to grow inward beneath a hard, thick layer of skin (callus). Plantar warts are caused by the human papillomavirus.


Dr. Rhonda Simons Dr. Simons
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Plantar warts (Tip)

Cover with small square of duct tape, &amp; bandaid. Leave on until falls off, remove dead wart, repeat! ...See more

Dr. Jocelyn Curry Dr. Curry
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Treating Plantar Fasciitis (Checklist)

Stretch the arch of the foot by flexing the toes
Daily
Use a frozen water bottle to ice and massage the heel/arch
3x day
Avoid flat shoes or walking barefoot
Once
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What are the signs of plantar warts?

What are the signs of plantar warts?

Several: Pain on direct pressure and side to side pressure of the growth.Seeing small black heads in the center ofthe growth. ...Read more

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How are plantar warts treated?

How are plantar warts treated?

Several ways: Topical s, laser.Surgical excision, acids. Are a few treatments. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Plantar warts (Tip)

Ask your doctor about a yeast antigen injection for wart treatment. It has the highest success rate. ...See more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
Once
Get treated promptly
Once
Avoid multiple partners
Once
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How long do warts live out side its host.. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and i was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

How long do warts live out side its host..  I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and i was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

Warts can spread.: Warts can spread through entire gym classes. So they must be able to survive lying on damp shower floors for a period of time. Oddly enough, I have rarely seen two members of the same family with plantar warts. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more