A 47-year-old member asked:
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could hpv from plantar warts spread into genital warts by masturbating?

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Dr. Peter Wilk
51 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No, i don't think so. They are very different and i don't believe, ever spread as you've asked. Both are easily treated by acid or coagulation. A doctor will treat the genital warts ... Over the counter treatments for plantar warts are effective. All the best, peter wilk, md.
Answered on Jan 6, 2015
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