Tag: Warts

Plantar Warts
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Warts and Plantar Warts

What are warts, and what causes them? A wart is a skin growth caused by some types of the virus called the┬áhuman papillomavirus (HPV). HPV infects the top layer of skin, usually entering the body in an area of broken skin. The virus causes the top layer of skin to grow rapidly, forming a wart.┬áVarious […]

Plantar Warts
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Plantar Warts

What is a plantar wart? A plantar wart is a flat, rough, hard lump on the bottom of your foot. Plantar warts are most common in children and young adults, but anyone can get them. You may have a plantar wart for a few months or years. What causes plantar warts? Plantar warts are caused […]