Most of us have had a wart at some point -- they aren't pretty, but they usually don't cause too much trouble otherwise. But how do they get there, anyway? Are they contagious? And -- most importantly -- could you get one from touching a toad?
If you pick up a big, slimy toad, could you get a wart?
Are warts contagious?
Warts are the result of an infection from what kind of virus?
- herpes simplex virus
- human papillomavirus
- human immunodeficiency virus
- common cold virus
Besides warts, what else can HPV cause?
- kidney infections
- cervical cancer
- thyroid disease
- port wine stains
About how many types of warts are there?
Warts are most common in which age group?
- children and young adults
- middle-aged adults
- the elderly
Where do most people get warts?
- hands and fingers
- feet and toes
What kind of warts appear on the soles of your feet?
Cryotherapy is a popular wart-removal method. What does it involve?
- salicylic acid
- liquid nitrogen
- dry ice
- retinoid cream
Can you remove warts with duct tape?