Warts

Warts

  Today, we know that you don’t have  be a liar, touch a toad, or drink a witch’s evil potion to get a wart.  In all probability, you can’t even grow one by touching another person’s wart.  Apparently, these lesions are non-contagious but can spread within the...
Viral Attacks – Warts and Your Feet

Viral Attacks – Warts and Your Feet

Just a quick note of explanation concerning wart infections of the feet.  There are many theories concerning how a wart survives on a foot that can often confuse our understanding of treatment.  I like to explain to my patients that a wart is a viral attack on the...
Is it a wart?  A Guide from a Podiatrist in Nacogdoches Texas

Is it a wart? A Guide from a Podiatrist in Nacogdoches Texas

I’ll never forget a golf outing about ten years ago when I had just returned to Nacogdoches to practice podiatry.  I was grouped with three older guys and we were playing in a scramble.  After a few holes together, they realized that I was a foot doctor for a...
Plantar Warts – A Viral Blog by Mark E. Sowell, DPM

Plantar Warts – A Viral Blog by Mark E. Sowell, DPM

Today, we know that you don’t have  be a liar, touch a toad, or drink a witch’s evil potion to get a wart.  In all probability, you can’t even grow one by touching another person’s wart.  Apparently, these lesions are non-contagious but can spread within the involved...