Plantar warts, clinically known as Verrucae, are warts that appear anywhere on the foot. A wart is an area of tissue that appears thickened, raised, and is normally circular. They are normally not painful unless there is an application of pressure.
Contact with the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the main reason warts develop. Anyone can have a wart, but warts occur more frequently in children and the elderly.
Symptoms of warts include:
Warts can go away on their own, but it can take a very long time. There are many options available from the pharmacy - though these can be often ineffective and sometimes dangerous if not used correctly. At South Burnett Podiatry, we have multiple treatment options available including: