A wart is a skin growth that is typically caused because of virus which is known as human papillomavirus (HPV). This virus infects the top layer of the skin and then tries to enter inside the body through the broken skin. These are generally noncancerous skin growth. It is because of that virus the top layer of the skin grows rapidly, and that causes the wart. In general, warts go away on their own within few months. Some may take a year to disappear. Planters wart grows on the soles of the feet.
Sign and Symptoms
There can be different size and shape of a wart, and it may be formed as a bump with a rough surface. You can see tiny blood vessels at the core of the wart that supply blood to the same and they generally appear as dark dots or seeds.
- You can have planters wart at any part of your foot
- You can have pain while walking when the size becomes larger
- It seems walking with a pebble in your shoe
- A layer of thick and tough skin develops over it under your feet
Causes and Risks
When the outer layer of your skin is affected by HPV, then wart develops. This virus can spread from that wart to the other parts of the body, and that can make more warts on several parts. The humid and damp environment can increase the risk.
Treatment and Management
Not all warts need medication, but if it is highly painful, then you can consult your doctor. He can suggest you the remedy as per the condition and severity of the wart.