Prevention of Plantar Warts
According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), the following may help to prevent plantar warts:
- Avoid walking barefoot whenever possible.
- Change shoes and socks daily.
- Keep feet clean and dry.
- Check children's feet periodically.
- Avoid direct contact with warts on other persons or on other parts of the body.
- Do not ignore growths on, or changes in, your skin.
- Visit a podiatrist as part of your annual health checkup.