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Tackling warts on the hands and feet
  • Relevant BNF section: 13.7


Most people develop warts on their hands or feet at some time in their lives. They are most common in childhood, with 4-20% of schoolchildren having warts at any one time.1,2 Despite their benign nature, these warts frequently cause concern and prompt consultations with pharmacists, chiropodists, general practitioners or dermatologists. Here we review their management.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 13.7

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