warts are warts that develop on plantar surfaces -- that is, the
soles (or bottom) of the feet. Normal standing and walking tends to force them
into the skin, and the pressure
makes the feet very painful. Like all warts, they are harmless and may go away
even without treatment, but in many cases they are too painful to ignore.
Plantar warts that grow together in a cluster are known as mosaic warts.
Deciding how to treat your
plantar wart may depend on your ability to tolerate the pain that the
various treatments can inflict. Folk remedies for treating warts abound, and
there is no single treatment that works every time. Conventional treatment
focuses on removal, while alternative approaches emphasize gradual remission.
Whatever you do, do not try to cut off a plantar wart yourself, because you may
Read more about plantar warts.