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Are the warts on my hand contagious?

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Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vice versa.
Answered on Aug 25, 2019

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Virus: The virus is likely to still be i you and coul dbe shed and be contagious, at times.

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