A member asked:
Can you spread genital warts ny washing yourself with a towel during an outbreak?
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If the contaminated towel were used fairly soon after use and the virus found a break in the skin to invade. Considering the virus can survive and infect from the smoke created by laser treatment, it shouldn't have trouble surviving a wet towel.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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