A plantar wart, also called a planters wart or verruca plantaris, is a wart on the bottom of the foot. The word "plantar" describes the bottom of the foot. A wart, or verruca, can be anywhere on the body but a plantar wart can only be found on the foot.
A plantar wart can best be treated by a Houston podiatrist. Because the skin on the bottom of the foot is thicker than the rest of the body. Because of this, many treatments that is effective to eliminate warts elsewhere is not useful beneath the foot.
Houston Foot & Ankle Specialist Dr. Andrew Schneider offers sports podiatry, diabetic foot care, and treatment and surgery of all foot and ankle problems to residents of Houston Texas and surrounding areas. Contact us today for an immediate appointment.