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Understanding Common Warts -- Prevention

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How Can I Prevent Common Warts?

Follow these tips to prevent common warts:

  • Practice good hygiene when potentially coming in contact with someone with warts. 
  • Avoid picking at a wart or the skin around a wart to prevent it from spreading.

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Reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD on April 17, 2014

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