Who should I go see about plantar warts?

A podiatrist! Podiatrists are specialists of the foot and ankle. We do surgery (bunions, hammertoes, ankle fractures, etc.), wound care for diabetics or trauma patients, treat athlete's foot and toenails fungus, ingrown toenails, tendinitis, sports injuries, birth defects or deformities, bracing and orthotics--just about anything affecting the foot or ankle.
Podiatrist. It is routinely seen and treated in clinic without major surgery.
To your doctor. Dpm s will be seeing the patients with plantar every day , how ever some of the physicians also treat plantar warts.

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Is it unusual to see plantar warts in younger children?

If they walk they gt. Plantar warts are exposure related intrusions of the wart germ on the bottom surface of the feet. I've seen & treated them in toddlers. They are unlikely if the kid never walks barefoot, but when is that likely with a toddler? Read more...
Au contraire. On the contrary. Warts are generally seen more on younger individuals, including children. Read more...

How to get rid of plantar warts? Might also be molluscum. No money to see dermatologist

Over the counter med. There are plenty of photos of plantars warts on the web. Assuming you are correct in your diagnosis, there are plenty of over-the-counter products.Containing salicylic acid (the same compound in aspirin), and these are usually quite effective. Obviously, if they don't go away you will need to see a doctor - either a derm, a podiatrist or an ortho foot & ankle. Read more...
Both viral infection. Molluscum contagiosum appear as red elevated spots on body caused by MCV virus , even if untreated will disappear, in couple of weeks to months.Plantar warts are caused by papilloma virus, lot of over the counter medicines available to soften the wart, you can have free treatments at your city or municipal hospitals, inquire in you area local hospitals. Read more...
Warts. Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days, after two weeks gone. Read more...
If it's a wart... 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 cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. Read more...