Are Warts Contagious?

Warts are one of the most popular kinds of skin conditions that we have around today. One of the factors that make them very common includes the fact that they can affect both male and female. They can also be found in children as well as adults. It is very possible that you as a person are having this skin condition. It is also possible that someone close to you is having it. This simple write up will help to look into the concern about the contagious nature of warts. You are sure to get informed properly at the end of the write up.
Are they contagious?
The truth of the matter is that warts are contagious. It can be transferred from one person to another. This is one of the reasons why we have so many people out there today who are having this skin condition.  Many more individuals who are unaware of the contagious nature of this skin condition are contracting it each day. Many more who do not even know that the person they are standing close to have warts are also getting it.  The skin condition is very easy to pass on from one person to another by simple contact.
What is responsible for it?
Warts are caused by virus. It is common knowledge that many of the viral infections around us are easily contacted. The fact that this skin condition too is caused by virus makes it very easy to contact. It can also be contacted by simply touching the affected part of the body on an already infected person. May be you will do well to check properly before you stand too close to someone. Check if the person has; warts so as to know how close or far you should be to the person in question.
Does every exposure lead to infection?
It is true that warts are very contagious. But the truth of the matter is that it is not every one who gets exposed to it that ends up with the infection. Some researches had been carried out and discoveries had been made that only one-third of the individuals who are exposed to this condition ends up getting infected at the end of the day. The other two-thirds end up being asymptomatic to warts.  This is to tell you that standing close to someone with this skin condition does not automatically mean that you will get infected.

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