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can you get plantar warts from going barefoot in a karate dojo thats not being properly cleaned

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Yes: And very commonly you would get it.
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Plantar warts are the result of human papilloma virus infection, virus can implant on body ( they are present everywhere ) even by a microscopic brea ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Plantar warts: A wart develops when a human papillomavirus infects the outermost layer of skin and causes the skin cells to grow rapidly. The virus can then spread f ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It is possible to pick up the virus causing warts from a mat if you have an open spot on your foot for the virus to enter.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Plantar warts are a virus that is picked up in dirty areas. You are most prone to these when your foot is warm, moist and sweaty. See your podiatris ... Read More
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes : The virus can be picked up by exposure in an environment that is moist such as showers or pools.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Possible: The wart virus is common to the skin area. When you get a break in the skin the virus can penetrated into the epidermal layers and develop into a pai ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Warts: Warts can stay with you for a long time. It can be successfully treated by cryo- or candida injection. See your doctor.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Duct tape: Although studies have shown mixed results, duct tape has been useful for many people in getting rid of warts. Here's a web page that reports on two of ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
Podiatrist: Plantar warts in adults go too deep for freezing or over the counter medications. See a Podiatrist for treatment, remember they can spread to others
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Plantar warts: Yes, but otc treatments work well if the warts are small. A foot doctor can also treat in the office or prescribe if necessary.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
Duct tape: It is very slow but can work in many cases. Generally warts eventually go away but not always and it is best to treat before they become more painful. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Lots of ways: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral cimetadine ( ... Read More

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