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if you touch a wart will you get one

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
No: Would be rare to transfer with a touch Wash your hands!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jude-farley Pierre
22 years experience Podiatry
Contagious: Warts are viruses and are therefore contagious. However, there must be fluid exchange for the virus to be transmitted. Meaning, if the person's wart h ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Yes plantar warts are caused by hpv virus , due to vanities of virus , are location specific , you will not get infected by occasions touch , don't w ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Not likely: You generally need the breakage of the skin during intercourse to cause the transmission of th virus.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV spreads by...: Direct contact with the lesions, not from semen.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Warts /virus: Warts come from a virus which is transmittable. Don;t touch the virus but its ok to touch your friend.. Woman up to the age of 26 should talk to their ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. There are two main possibil ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Several options: Assuming genital warts, there are several options to discuss with your clinic or doctor. A second cryo may be sufficient. Other in-office treatments a ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
See a dermatologist: See a dermatologist and get treated appropriately.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Chest lesions: First you need to find out what they are. Do this by seeing your doctor or abBoard Certified Dermatologist. Then after an appropriate diagnosis trea ... Read More

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