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Warts spreading on hands

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fredric Haberman
56 years experience
Wart spread to eye: A wart commonly referred to as verruca Bulgaria is a viral infection and it could spread to the skin of your eyelid by rubbing your eyes it is usually... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Spread by virus: Warts are caused by a virus and can spread, generally to hands and feet. They cannot take root on the eye itself but occasionally occur on the eye li... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Plantar warts are likely triggered by contact with the virus on floor surfaces/in the shower/et6c. The time between initial contact with the virus &am... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Warts are caused by a virus and can spread.
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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
Spread the wealth.: You must be very careful when self treating warts on your feet. They can be spread not only to other parts of the foot but to the fingers also.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Young Jr
Dermatology 43 years experience
Warts can spread: Warts are caused by a virus, HPV or human papilloma virus. Yes, they can spread to other body parts. Get the hand warts treated.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Absolutely: Warts are caused by a viral infection. If you scratch or pick at the wart and scratch elsewhere, you can spread the virus.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Wound Care 48 years experience
Yes: The wart virus will grow and can be spread to any skin surface.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 33 years experience
Possible: Warts are caused by viruses. They can be spread by touch.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Common hand warts rarely are transmitted so easily. Even a cut or other lesion on the hands usually doesn't matter.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: The wart virus is very tough to sanitize. Disinfectants like Lysol (60% alcohol) do not contain a high enough % alcohol to sanitize the HPV virus whic... Read More
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