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1832 W. 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Tel. (213) 484-0040

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11540 Santa Monica Blvd.
Second Floor - Suite #203
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel. (310) 477-9210
 
what warts

Warts are growths on your skin caused by an infection with human papilloma virus, or HPV. Types of warts include

In children, warts often go away on their own. In adults, they tend to stay. If they hurt or bother you, or if they multiply, you can remove them. Chemical skin treatments usually work. If not, various freezing, surgical and laser treatments can remove warts.

Warts can be disfiguring and embarrassing. Sometimes they itch or hurt (particularly on the feet). Some warts spread through sex.

All warts can spread from one part of your own body to another. They may spread from one person to another, but this is uncommon.

Treatment is available if you do not like how the wart looks or if it is painful.

Your foot doctor usually diagnoses warts by looking at your skin.A biopsy may be done to confirm it is not another type of growth, including skin cancer.

Warts are generally harmless growths that often go away on their own within 2 years. Call for an appointment with your doctor if:

Prevention

Plantar Warts

Plantar wart Striae go around lesion

Mosaic Wart Cluster

Plantar Warts

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