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Can wearing a normal sock in paddling pool stop verruca from spreading to others? or does it have a be a verruca sock?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Controversial: This hasn't been well studied. What has been better studied is prevention of getting verruca from locker rooms by an uninfected person wearing a verruca sock. Some places require use of veruruca socks if kids have plantar warts. See: https://adc.bmj.com/content/88/3/236
Last updated Jun 28, 2020

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