Warts

You can't get warts from touching a toad. Warts are caused by a virus. Genital warts are usually quite contagious, and should be treated by a physician. But warts found on the hands, arms, legs and feet are usually not contagious. If they protrude from the skin, you can try using an over-the-counter medication such as Compound W. Over-the-counter remedies require lots of time, patience, and discipline to apply repeated applications. If you want a quicker more effective solution, see a dermatologist. They will zap the wart with electrical heat or freeze and kill the wart using liquid nitrogen. It might sting and may take a couple visits, but the wart should die and fall off. Warts do come back from time to time. Have Doc zap them again, or if it's serious enough your doctor can give you a wart vaccine.

Plantar warts

Warts that burrow into the skin. They appear as small circular areas in the skin and are very common on the feet. Over-the-counter medications are useless against these foes. Gym or communal showers are breeding grounds for the virus that cause plantar warts, so try showering at home. If you can't avoid a communal shower, use flip-flops or sandals in the shower. If the plantar wart becomes painful to walk on or multiplies, you should visit a doctor. A dermatologist can zap them as he/she would zap a regular wart. You'll want a ride home from the doctor's office if your treated wart is on the bottom of your foot, because it will probably blister temporarily making walking uncomfortable.

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