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A 35-year-old member asked:

How do plantar warts spread?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Wound Care 47 years experience
By contact : Plantar warts are a virus which can be spread by direct contact to ski surfaces. They also spread thru the skin to create multiple warts.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to spread plantar warts through footwear?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Yes: If wearing the shoes with no socks you can spread the virus.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What can I do about plantar warts ?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 13 years experience
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Could you spread a plantar wart like this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Warts including plantar warts can be spread by direct contact.
A member asked:

What do I do about plantars warts

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
OTC or doctor visit: There are several otc products which you can check out and try. Some home remedies such as duct-tape, potato's sap etc...May help some folks. If these fail, consult your doc who may be able to give you prescription med or remove them in the office... Good luck.
Last updated Jan 31, 2018
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