Plantar Wart Removal

If you notice a skin growth on one or both of your feet that wasn’t there before, you might be looking at a wart.
Wart is a broad term which encompasses many types of conditions, however the “plantar wart” is the kind which usually develops on the feet. The medical term for this condition is “verruca plantaris”.

Our Podiatrist Office at the Golla Center in Pittsburgh can help you remove your Plantar Warts.

Plantar warts can develop anywhere on your foot, however it’s extremely common to find them on the bottom of your feet.

These warts are noncancerous skin growths which typically are caused by a virus called HPV which infects the top layer of your skin. It’s important to note that this type of HPV isn’t the same as the type responsible for genital warts.

Plantar warts usually develop without causing pain. However, they may harden or increase in size and severity over time and therefore be the source of pain when you walk or stand in place for an extended time. If you have a weakened immune system, your plantar warts may continue to spread without treatment.

How can I remove plantar warts in Pittsburgh?

We offer many options to remove plantar warts at the Golla Center for Podiatry in Pittsburgh depending on the severity of your case as well as your unique medical history.

These options include:
Laser Cauterization
Cryogenic Freezing
Podophyllin
Topical Creams Applied At Home

Surgical Removal Only In Extreme Cases When A Wart Is Found To Be Cancerous

The only way to know which treatment is best for you, is to consult with a board certified podiatrist at the Golla Center for Podiatry. Schedule your risk free consultation now and let us develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your unique needs!

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