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Plantar Warts (cont.)

Plantar Warts Diagnosis

The diagnosis is typically made by observing the wart. If in doubt, the physician may send a simple scraping to a pathologist for examination.

The doctor may consider other problems that may cause a similar appearance, such as corns, calluses, or black heel (ruptured capillaries).

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