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Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 38 years experience
Yes: Plantar warts are a virus that is picked up in dirty areas. You are most prone to these when your foot is warm, moist and sweaty. See your podiatrist for treatment of this condition.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes : The virus can be picked up by exposure in an environment that is moist such as showers or pools.

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