Do warts spread by touch?


Yes, warts can spread by touch. Warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be easily transmitted from person to person through direct contact with an infected area of skin. This means that if you touch a wart on someone else’s body or come into contact with an object that has been in contact with an infected person’s wart, you may be at risk of developing a wart yourself.

It’s important to note that not everyone who comes into contact with HPV will develop a wart. Some people may have natural immunity to the virus, while others may contract the virus but never develop any visible symptoms. However, in some cases, the virus can lead to the development of a wart, which can be unsightly and uncomfortable. If you are concerned about warts or have a wart that you would like to have treated, it’s a good idea to speak with a healthcare professional for advice.

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