Get Rid Of Warts
Edited by Debbie, Lynn, Maureen D., Eng and 5 others
If you've found an oval-shaped dome-like spot on your hand, it could be a wart. No one enjoys having a wart. They can appear on your face, hands, and less commonly, on other parts of your body. They are unattractive, and Planter's Warts can also be painful.
- 1 Various Kinds of Warts
- 2 Removal Methods
- 3 Product Suggestions to Treat Warts
- 4 Tips Tricks & Warnings
- 5 Questions and Answers
- 6 Comments
Various Kinds of Warts
Warts are caused by a virus, and there are several different kinds:
- 1Flat warts. These can be found on your face, legs, and arm areas.Advertisement
- 2Plantar warts. These can be found on the soles of the feet, and make walking annoying and painful. They look like hard thick clusters of warts with black specks, which are actually tiny blood vessels.Advertisement
- 3Filiform warts. These warts usually form around the nose and mouth area.
- 4Common warts are mostly found on the hands, but can grow about anywhere. They are round and cauliflower-like in appearance.
- 5Periungual warts are found underneath the fingernails and toenails.
Warts are contagious, so it is best not to share towels or personal items with anyone. No matter how careful you are, you still may get warts, and there are many methods for removal.
At Home Remedies for Warts
You can try one of the following home remedies:
- 1Castor Oil. Rub the oil on and around the area, and cover it with a bandage. Repeat until wart is eliminated.Advertisement
- 2Apple Cider Vinegar. Soak your wart in it for 20 minutes every day for two weeks.
- 3Tea Tree Oil. Apply a drop to your wart/s three times daily.
- 4Vitamin E. Open a caplet and put a little on the area, then cover it with a bandage each day for two weeks.
Conventional Methods for Removing Warts
- 1Wart removers. Try an over-the-counter wart removal product. They can be found at your local pharmacy, grocery store, or convenience store.
- 2Visit your doctor and have him or her:
- Cut the wart off, but this may leave a scar.
- Freeze the wart off with liquid nitrogen.
Product Suggestions to Treat Warts
- 1Derma Tend. The overall rating of this ointment is 80.6 percent. Reviews have revealed that the effectiveness of this product is four out of five. The results are quick making the quality of this product good. It is a semi-thick watery paste and the most important thing is, it is safe to use. This product will also work to remove skin tags and moles. It is easy to use, and has natural ingredients which make it a safe and painless way to treat warts.
Tips Tricks & Warnings
- Never try to remove the wart by cutting it yourself.
- Don't share towels.
- It is a myth that warts are caused by poor hygiene, so don't be embarrassed about seeking treatment.
Questions and Answers
Raised spot on arm, is it a wart? It's painful when I touch it.
I don't know whether it's a wart or not, but it's painful when I touch it.
A wart is basically a small tumor caused by an infection by the HPV (human papillomavirus). As mentioned in the article, the shapes and sizes can vary. Although your description of the raised spot on your skin might be a wart, there are many other possibilities such as a cyst, ingrown hair or other types of infections. It is best to see your doctor or nurse practitioner, because you are unsure. The fact that it's painful means you absolutely should see a doctor. You can still try the at home methods, but make sure it's actually a wart you are dealing with. Thanks for your question!
How to remove warts from the hand?
I have one in my hand and ever time I cut it, and it grows a little bigger
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