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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different foot conditions and professional treatments

    Arch Pain, Ball of Foot Pain, Blister, Bunion, Callus, Corn, Ingrown Toenail, Spurs and more...

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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different ankle conditions and professional treatments

    Ankle Sprains, Arthritis Pain

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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different skin conditions and professional treatments

    Athlete's Foot, Foot Odor & Perspiration, Nail Fungus, Rough and Dry Skin, Warts and more

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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different conditions and professional treatments
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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different treatments and professional services at
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What Causes Warts On Children

Dr. Orlando Rivera

Children get warts when they contract the HPV virus from other people or when they touch something infected.

Like any other virus or bacteria, the virus grows and thrives in damp and warm places. Warts are contagious and spread from one person to another through direct or indirect contact. However, not all children who come into contact with the virus develop warts, because of better immunity levels.

Here are a few ways in which your child can get warts.

  • Touching an infected person may sometimes cause warts.
  • If your child uses a cloth or an object that a person with HPV has used, he may be vulnerable to contracting the virus.
  • Kids with scratches or wounds on the body are more likely to contract the virus.
  • Kids may also get warts when they bite their fingernails or pick at hangnails, where the virus hides and thrives.
  • If your child already has a wart, picking it or scratching it can result in more warts on the body.
  • Kids who use public swimming pools and showers barefoot are more vulnerable than those who use footwear.
  • Children who spend a lot of time barefoot in playgrounds could get plantar warts.

Source: momjunction

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