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could you spread a plantar wart like this?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Warts including plantar warts can be spread by direct contact.
Answered on Aug 16, 2017

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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
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Plantar warts: are definitely able to spread. They can spread to the fingers as well. There are different types of treatments that work well that can be prescribed ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
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For what it's worth.: I know it sounds hard to believe, but.....I have treated warts for almost 40 years and I cannot remember when I could confirm one family member spread ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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I'm not sure : Plantar warts can spread. Not sure anyone has conducted such an experiment before with socks in a communal bathroom.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meeta Pancholi
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Yes: warts are from viruses and therefore can certainly spread. Have them treated by a foot specialist.
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