Plantar Wart

Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 05 May 2022
foot with plantar warts "foot with plantar warts", by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. Drawing of a foot showing plantar warts....

A wart is a small development on the skin that develops when the skin is contaminated by a virus. Plantar warts most typically occur in children, adolescents and the senior. There are two types of plantar verrucas: A singular wart is a solitary wart. Mosaic protuberances are a cluster of numerous small growths expanding closely together in one area. Mosaic blemishes are more difficult to treat than singular blemishes. Plantar verrucas are triggered by direct contact with the human papilloma virus. The symptoms of a plantar wart may include: Thickened skin, A plantar wart usually resembles a callus due to its difficult, thick tissue. Pressing the sides of the wart may also cause pain.

* Please keep in mind that all text is summarized by machine, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always check original source before taking any actions

** If you believe that content on the Plex is summarised improperly, please, contact us, and we will get rid of it quickly; please, send an email with a brief explanation.

*** If you want us to remove all links leading to your domain from and never use your website as a source of the "Online Knowledge", please contact us using a corporate email and we will remove everything in 10 business days.


Plex Page is a Biology & Health Sciences "Online Knowledge Base," where a machine summarizes all the summaries.