Should I talk to my doctor about my plantar warts symptoms?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Many warts will go away by themselves within a couple of years, and do not require treatment. However, plantar warts are different from most other warts in that they are likely to cause pain because you are walking on them. If your plantar warts are causing pain, you may want to talk to your doctor about removal options.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If your plantar warts are bothering you, speak to your primary care doctor or dermatologist. Sometimes, plantar warts are painless, but other times they can cause discomfort; you may feel like you're walking with pebbles in your shoes. Plantar warts often go away by themselves. But if they don't, there are several treatments your doctor can recommend. 

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