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How are warts prevented?

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If you already have warts, you can prevent them from spreading by not picking at them. Consider covering warts with bandages. In addition, keep hands as dry as possible -- warts are harder to control in moist environments. You should never brush, comb, or shave areas where warts are present as this can cause the virus to spread. Wash hands thoroughly after touching any warts.

From: Skin Conditions and Warts WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on April 05, 2018

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on April 05, 2018

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