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Foot warts (plantar), vaginal wart, and penile wart are caused by different strains of the same virus. The other name is palmoplantar disorder or myrmecia. This type of the growths causes pain, because it is formed deep into the plantar surface. Extensive involvement on the soles of the feet impairing ambulation. Malignant changes are rare but have been reported and are termed verrucous carcinoma. Foot warts (plantar), vaginal wart, and penile wart are caused by different strains of the same virus.

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Foot Warts

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Vaginal Wart, Penile Wart

This problem is found on weight-bearing areas, such as the metatarsal head and heel. When it occurs on the hand, it tends to be subungual or periungual. They begin as small shiny papules and progress to deep round lesions, surrounded by a smooth collar of thickened horn. Foot warts (plantar), vaginal wart, and penile wart are caused by different strains of the same virus.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Virus, HPV Vaccine, Condition HPV More Treatment, HPV Dysplasia, Human Papilloma Virus, Oral Human Papilloma Virus, Cervical Dysplasia Sign Symptom, Pap Smear, Genital Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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