Plantar Warts

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This condition occurs when a virus enters the body through cuts or breaks in the skin and causes non-cancerous growths to build up on the soles of the feet. Plantar warts are not dangerous, but they can be painful and resistant to treatment.

What are plantar warts?

This detailed video describes the condition of plantar warts, including their causes, symptoms, and treatment. In many cases, plantar warts don't need to be treated. Over time, they often clear up on their own. However, a painful or unsightly wart can be removed by your doctor. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.