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A 45-year-old member asked:

How or from whom does a child get plantar warts?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Warts are a virus: Warts are caused by a virus and can be picked up from any surface if there is an opening in the foot.
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Same goes.: The same infective process holds for children as adults. Children have have an increased ability to catch the virus because of increased exposure and activity levels.

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