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What is Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection?

HPV, which is short for human papilloma virus, is the virus that causes warts. There are many different strains of HPV – which type of wart you get will depend on the strain of HPV that you’ve been infected with. The most common types of wart are: Common warts (Verruca vulgaris), which typically appear on your face or hands as raised lumps with a roughened, almost cauliflower-like appearance Plantar warts (Verruca plantaris). These are the […]

How to Avoid Common Foot Problems

The feet take tremendous abuse throughout our entire life. As a result, foot pain is not just reserved to people in mobile occupations. Most of us do not bother with sore feet until something goes wrong. Yet, foot pain afflicts four out of five individuals, especially after the age of 50. The common reasons for foot pain include years-long inadequate foot care, foot bone deformities as well as chronic diseases, which often affect the blood […]