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How Do I Get Rid of My Foot Warts?

What is a wart?

A wart is a viral infection that can spread rapidly when untreated. Although they’re harmless, foot warts can be especially painful. The infection can be caused by cuts or abrasions on the skin, whether they’re big or small. When it comes to our feet, warts can be found on almost any area. They are normally raised and can be easily seen with its fleshy appearance. If you have noticed any warts recently and are looking to get rid of them, set up an appointment with Cherrywood Foot Care, a podiatrist in Nassau County. Our location is convenient for anyone living in Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick, Wantagh, and East Meadow, NY.

Plantar warts—hard growths that usually appear on the bottom, heel, ball, sole or toes of your feet—are the extremely common growths resulting from the very contagious human papilloma virus, or HPV. The strain that causes warts on feet, however, is different from the strains that cause genital warts. The good news:...