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Are warts contagious?

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Posted on Thu, 26 May 2016
Question: Is this warts my friends wrist. He had these for many years he says. He touched my body on stomach back and genitals . What are the chances that in caught it?

I meant to say what are the chances that I caught it on my body or genitalia from him touching it
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney (31 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It is not a wart

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
I have reviewed all the attached photographs and it is not a wart.
You don't have to worry about its transmission.
It seems to be either hypertrophic scar or some benign tumour.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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Are warts contagious?

Brief Answer: It is not a wart Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for being at healthcaremagic I have reviewed all the attached photographs and it is not a wart. You don't have to worry about its transmission. It seems to be either hypertrophic scar or some benign tumour. Regards Dr Asmeet