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A 43-year-old member asked:

how to prevent plantar warts at home? from gym shower

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
General Surgery 31 years experience
Plantar warts: You should wear shower shoes in public showers or if you share a shower with a person who get athlete's feet often or has plantar warts.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 35 years experience
Avoid contact: Basically one needs to avoid sharing towels, showers etc, with people who might have or have warts.
Dr. Raymond Stolarski
Podiatry 32 years experience
Warts: Don't go barefoot so as to prevent the spread of the virus.
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Watch your step.: The more time you expose your feet to the same surfaces that a greater variety of people have theirs, the greater the chance of catching the wart virus. Generally one does not catch the virus at home in a more controlled environment.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What can I do to prevent plantars warts from appearing?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
YOU DON'T: There is no way you can prevent them. Why are you so worried about this? There are important things. This is not one of them. When i go to places where people are mostly barefoot, i never see warts on the feet. Relax.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How can I prevent plantar warts from spreading?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Treat the ones: You have.

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