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A 35-year-old member asked:

how do plantar warts spread?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Podiatry 46 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 44-year-old member asked:

How do you cure plantar warts?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Aspirin: Wet an Aspirin and apply nightly with tape. Another safe treatment is 5flouracil cream.
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try duct tape
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A 49-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to spread plantar warts through footwear?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Possible: If you wear someone else's footwear.....
New York, NY
A 28-year-old male asked:

How long do warts live out side its host.. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and i was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.

3 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Warts: Warts can stay with you for a long time. It can be successfully treated by cryo- or candida injection. See your doctor.
Canada
A 24-year-old female asked:

Can plantar warts be spread in communal bathrooms if you wear socks That aren't necessarily thick?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
I'm not sure : Plantar warts can spread. Not sure anyone has conducted such an experiment before with socks in a communal bathroom.
Brazil
A 26-year-old male asked:

Do plantar warts pass on dry floor or does it need to be wet to spread?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Neither, they just-: -happen. Athletes foot is a different can of worms.

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