A wart is a small growth on the outer surface of the skin. A wart can be in any shape, colour or size. It can also appear in any part of the body. Normally appear to children on his hands, feet and face. Warts are caused by a virus known as the human papillomavirus, or HPV, virus for short. The virus usually enters the body through small cuts or scratches on the surface of the skin. It remains on the surface of the skin and begin to develop until it is visible as a bulge in the skin. The virus can sometimes grow in a few months or may also take up to a year before being visible.
A wart in general, not poses no health risk, but sometimes can be annoying or feel a wart. It is contagious and can spread by touch and when people use a towel or anything else the wart can be spread. How to remove warts? 1. There are different types of warts. The type of treatment used to remove warts depends of the type of wart that a person has. In general, it is good to see a doctor to diagnose the type of wart before you try to treat it. Very often warts disappear on their own without treatment.
2 There is excess of available in the pharmacy over-the-counter medications to treat warts. Most of these medicines contain a weak acid that acts on dead cells from the skin over the wart and eliminates them. You can also apply topical medications on the wart. Patches of medicine are available so that they can be glued on the wart until dry. 3. The cryosurgery (use of extremely cold temperatures) can also be to remove a wart. This procedure consists of freezing the wart with liquid nitrogen to kill the virus. Laser treatment is also more persistent warts that do not respond to other types of treatment. A small laser is used to kill the virus that is the cause of the wart. Surgery is also used to times to remove a wart. However, the surgery should be used as a last resort when all other options have failed.