Warts on the feet are caused by the human papillomavirus. In most cases, they will grow on the heels or the balls of the feet. Because these are the areas where the most pressure is applied, warts on feet can produce a lot of pain.
Warts on your feet are easy to spread to other parts of your body or to other people. Warts love a warm moist environment. The virus that causes these warts thrives on shower room and locker room floors. Therefore, it is common for teenagers and athletes to have warts on feet if they walk barefoot in the locker room. It is critical that teenagers wear flip flops while in the shower or locker room to avoid contact with the floor.
Warts on feet are very embarrassing and can be very painful. They are contagious. This condition can develop into an advanced stage where you might need surgery to remove warts. Other treatments of foot and other types. Can be gotten over the counter but most people are too ashamed to do this.
In this video, you will see the different stages of infection of feet and three treatments that can be used to get rid of this infectious and communicable disease.
Here are some home remedies you can start using to curb the spread of warts on feet from the comfort of home
- Using duct tape
- Use Salicylic Acid
- Apply Apple Cider Vinegar
- Garlic/Onions also works
- Tea Tree Oil
The above items can be found at home or easily bought in the store. Once you notice this or think you have it, consult a doctor for proper diagnosis after which you can start treatment. If you would rather not visit a doctor, there are ways you can determine if you have warts or not.