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How to prevent planters warts?

How to prevent planters warts?

No sure way: Since warts are caused by a virus there is no proven way to prevent them. Certainly good hygeine is a start and not walking bare foot in unfamaliar areas, such as shower rooms. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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How to prevent warts?

How to prevent warts?

Depends on location: Warts are caused by viruses. Sometimes a person has something she calls a wart, but may not be a viral wart. In those cases, the wart-like thing might not be a real wart. Common warts (not on the genitals) don't have a know prevention method. Genital warts can be prevented by the HPV vaccine, which prevents some (not all) of the viruses that cause genital warts. All teens should be vaccinated. ...Read more

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How can we prevent getting warts?

You really can't: Just manage them as they turn up. Nobody understands the why's. Genital HPV can be avoided using barrier protection without fail. Everybody has some skin HPV strains and most of us have warts pop up. Deal with them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I prevent from getting warts?

Avoid the virus: Warts are cause by HPV, the human papilloma virus. HPV is spread by direct skin contact. So avoid touching people with warts! ...Read more

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How can I prevent warts from spreading?

How can I prevent warts from spreading?

Treat them: The best way to prevent warts is treat the ones you have. This can be done be a few methods. I recommend you see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can i determine that I have already a warts. How can I prevent it.?

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Already infected: You already have the virus that causes warts; the main way to prevent spread is to avoid contact with potentially infected items, with good handwashing hygiene. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent plantars warts from appearing?

What can I do to prevent plantars warts from appearing?

YOU DON'T: There is no way you can prevent them. Why are you so worried about this? There are important things. This is not one of them. When i go to places where people are mostly barefoot, i never see warts on the feet. Relax. ...Read more

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What should I use to clean tub to prevent spread of warts and fungus?

Hard to avoid: It is hard to avoid papilloma virus infection ( warts ), fungual infections, as always tub must be scrubbed, washed with disinfectant after each use and avoiding injrury to prevent bug entering body even from a small abrasion. ...Read more

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My friend has warts,i heard they are contagious. How can I prevent myself from getting them?

Who cares?: Everybody has strains of HPV. You very likely already have the same strain of warts that your special BFF has -- it's said the average person harbors perhaps a dozen. The common wart strains aren't dangerous. There's more to live than avoiding germs. Friendship is one of life's greatest treasures. Give your friend a big hug and who cares if you catch warts? ...Read more