Plantar Warts

plantar warts

What is Plantar Warts?

Plantar Warts are the most common viral infection of the skin which grow on the plantar surface, sole of the the foot. The virus that causes warts, the human papillomavirus, infects only the superficial layer of skin, producing a thickened callus-like growth that.

Symptoms of Plantar Warts

  • Foot pain feel like a lump under the foot
  • Smooth surface with a gray-yellow or brown color
  • Located over areas of pressure or bony point such as the heel and ball of the foot


Causes of Plantar Warts

  • Direct contact with human papillomavirus through

Common area such as:
- Public shower
- Swimming pools
- Locker rooms

Treatment for Plantar Warts

  • Applying salicylic acid
  • Pulsed dye laser therapy
  • Surgerical Removal


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.