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how are platars warts spread and how can the spread be prevented? also how are fever blisters spread and how can that be prevented? Are both viruses ones that never go way?
Fever blisters is a term often inaccurately applied to different lesions. If you mean herpes simplex lesions, these are very contagious and need special treatment from your doctor. Plantar warts result from infection with HPV (human papilloma virus). They are commonly 'picked up' in public (wet / moist) places, such as college or boarding school bathrooms and gyms, public showers and swimming and spa pools. Plantar warts are contagious, and can spread to other family members. There are various treatments such as applying liquids, plasters, freezing (with liquid nitrogen), cautery (burning), and recently medical laser procedures. Warts usually require several or prolonged treatment depending on what approach is chosen and this should be discussed with your doctor as it depends on where the warts are, age of the patient, and of course what treatments are available where you live in Russia. Disclaimer: These comments are made for the purpose of discussion and should NOT be used as recommendations for or against therapies or other treatments. An individual patient is always advised to consult their own physician.
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