plantar wart


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plantar wart

A wart that has been forced by pressure into the sole of the foot.
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Noun1.plantar wart - a wart occurring on the sole of the foot; "pressure causes plantar warts to develop a painful callus around the soft center"
verruca, wart - (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
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Each plantar wart and the adjacent skin was cleansed with alcohol swab.
If you have a plantar wart on the bottom of your foot and you don't treat it, here are some things that can happen:
A total of 20 participants, 10 males and 10 females presenting for the first time with an untreated plantar wart were included in the study.
A 36-year-old mechanic presents to you for a 4-week history of feeling as if he is "walking on a pebble." You examine his foot and determine that he has a plantar wart. You pare it down and apply liquid nitrogen.
My morn thinks that It's a plantar wart. My dad thinks that it's a blood blister, or a plantar wart with a blood blister.
A IT is common for scar tissue to form around the area from which a plantar wart has been removed and it can be tender.
A IT sounds like a plantar wart and they can be very painful and hard to get rid of.
Current literature suggests that having had a plantar wart previously is a risk factor for reinfection.
Thus, for example, the deep plantar wart is associated with HPV type I, the common wart with type 2, epidermodysplasia verruciforrnis with types 3, 14, 15, 17 and 19-25, and the small hyperkeratotic palmar and plantar warts with type 4.
Immunotherapy with squaric acid dibutylester worked well on a plantar wart on a patient who had failed multiple sessions of cryotherapy.
with its Sally Hansen No More Fungus Antifungal Liquid; Anastasia Marie Laboratories Inc., which offers Diapedic Foot Cream as an all-in-one solution for multiple problems; and Premier Brands of America Inc., which has introduced several items, including the One Step Plantar Wart Remover.
If large enough and in the right spot, a plantar wart may make walking uncomfortable.