how to get rid of a wart

Warts are benign and small growths brought about by a viral infection. They can happen on the mucus membrane or the skin. The tissue that lines the digestive tract, throat, nose, and other openings of the body is the mucus membrane. The viruses that comes under the family of the human papilloma virus is what cause warts on the hands, face, elbows, fingers, feet, and other parts of the body. There can be the transmission of warts from one person to another, and it can also move from one area of the body to another. Some of the common types of warts are hand warts, foot warts, flat warts, and genital warts. One of the treatments for warts is with over the counter products. There are many over the counter products you can use that can be an effective way on how to get rid of a wart on the foot and hand.

These products usually come in the form of plasters, ointments, and lotions. They work by getting rid of the skin which the wart virus has affected. After applying the treatment, the wart and the skin will just drop off. However, you must be careful to use these products with caution. The chemicals that are contained in them are quite strong and can have an affect not only on the infected skin but also on the healthy skin. Individuals with heart conditions or diabetes should avoid using these products. There are also available some non-prescription drugs that you can use to treat flat warts. Using these products saturate the skin with water. In time, the layer of skin will peel off getting rid of the wart virus along with it. Remedies to remove flat warts can take around three months to produce results depending on the depth and size of the wart. Using salicylic acid is considered to be an effective way on how to get rid of a wart on the face.There are many ways on how to get rid of a wart naturally at home. A very popular method on getting rid of it is with natural oil products, as they are natural and do not have damaging effects on the skin. These oils are considered to be very effective in getting rid of all kinds of warts. Another popular wart removal method pr treatment for warts is by making use of adhesive tape or duct tape. In this method, you will have to keep some adhesive tape on the wart and leave it for around 7 days.

You should then remove the tape and expose it to air for around 12 hours and paste another piece of adhesive tape for 7 days. This process should be continued till the wart is gotten rid of. This is supposed to work by causing an irritation that makes the immune system fight the virus. There are also some effective wart removal home remedies that involve the use of vinegar, nail polish or garlic. One of the wart removal home remedies you could try is to crush a little quantity of garlic and let rub it onto your wart directly. After you have done that, use a bandage to cover it. Each day you should apply fresh garlic and within a week there will be a blistering of the wart, and it will finally fall off. Take care to avoid applying the garlic onto the healthy skin. Another one of the wart removal home remedies you could try is to take a ball of cotton be soaked in vinegar and tape it onto the wart using a bandage. Each day you should apply it for one to two hours. An effective way on how to get rid of genital warts at home is with wartrols genital warts treatment. This product helps by targeting the warts directly as well as strengthening the immune system of the body to fight the infection. When choosing the method on how to remove warts, you should first go in for the ones that are natural. If you do not get results, you could try other approaches.

answered by M W

Try the following simple home remedies to treat your stubborn warts -

  • Put a cup of oatmeal in your bath tub and soak yourself in it for about 20 minutes. Oatmeal baths will help reduce itchiness caused by warts and also soothe the skin.
  • Instead of oat meal add ½ cup of sodium bicarbonate in the bath tub. This will also give a soothing effect to the skin.
  • Massage castor oil over the wart gently twice daily on regular basis to treat them.
  • Soak aloe vera juice from a fresh aloe vera leaf in a cotton ball. Apply this to the wart and cover the area with a bandage. Practice this daily till the wart is gone.
  • Rub a piece of raw onion lightly on the affected area. Onion will help stimulate blood circulation and with this remedy warts often disappear.
  • Include vitamin A rich foods like pumpkin, carrots, papaya, carrots and spinach in the diet to boost your immune system.
  • Keep the area with warts dry and avoid scratch existing warts.

answered by Dr S

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