Plantar warts are caused by coming in direct contact with HPV virus. The HPV virus is commonly known to cause warts in other parts of the body as well. This virus can enter the body through minor cuts and breaks at the bottom of the feet. They become hard and painful to walk on.
- Thickend skin
- Tiny black dots around infected area
- Pain while ambulating
- Examining the area where warts are present
- Debridement of the warts to check for signs of dark, pinpoint dots — tiny clotted blood vessels
- A biopsy of the skin lesion and sending it to a laboratory for analysis
- Freezing the wart
- Application of acid
- Excision of wart
We, United Foot and Ankle, strive to provide the best treatment options to our patients! If you are familiar with any of these symptoms, feel free to contact our office at (732) 979-2035. Our offices are located East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, and Bayonne. Hope to see you soon!