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    Understanding Common Warts -- Prevention

    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.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD on March 13, 2015

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