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Prevent

How to avoid verrucas and warts.

Here are some tips that’ll help prevent you getting and spreading verrucas and warts:

  • Try not to touch other people’s verrucas and warts.
  • Don't share your towels, shoes or socks with someone who has verrucas or warts.
  • Wear flip-flops in communal showers.

What to do if you have a verruca or wart:

  • Cover your verruca or wart with a plaster or glove, or simply use Bazuka.
  • Wash your hands immediately after touching a verruca or wart.
  • Don't scratch or pick your wart as it is more likely to spread.
  • Change your socks daily if you have a verruca.
  • Take extra special care to avoid cutting a wart.
  • Avoid direct contact with warts on other people or on other parts of their body to avoid spreading.
  • Don’t bite your nails or suck fingers with warts on as this could cause spreading.

There is no reason why you shouldn't take part in activities such as sports or swimming if you have a wart or verruca.

If treating with Bazuka gels there’s no need to cover your wart or verruca with a plaster, as Bazuka gels form a water-resistant layer which helps inhibit the spread of infection.

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