Plantar Warts 101: How To Treat Them, Cure Them & Prevent Them

Posted by on Monday, May 6th, 2013

It can be unnerving the first time you come into contact with the fungus that causes a Plantar wart. They’re not only icky, but embarrassing too. “How could this happen to me?” you might wonder. “I thought only ‘dirty people’, frog handlers, and witches got warts!” Yet, according to the Boston Globe, warts are extremely common. In fact, a third of school-age children may have them. Most people will get a wart at some point in their lives. A Plantar wart is a viral infection caused by contact with the human papilloma virus. How you treat that wart is up to you.