Wart Removal

Wart Removal

INTRODUCTION

This is an examination of warts. Not the flaws of the human variety, this work has a more physical focus. It concentrates on those warts caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This study also exhibits a more specific point of interest. It does not look at all the different types or even subtypes of warts. While humans may suffer from multiple varieties of these infections, this is not the focal point of this book. This would involve more than this work is currently prepared to undertake.

There is a passing reference to sexual warts. This is a matter of differentiation among the various species of viral-produced Warts. It is a recognition that HPV is the cause of a several diverse types of warts. However, the topic of consideration of this particular e-book is the noncancerous lumps of flesh found on the human body. These are the commonly found, generally painless variety of lumps and bumps we simply refer to as warts.

Warts are without a doubt a common problem. A viral infection, they can and do affect both males and females at any age. Yet, warts do have a major target group. They are particularly prevalent among children and young adolescents.

Most warts are not harmful per se, but they are blemishes on an otherwise flawless skin surface. Warts can cause embarrassment. A lively child may feel marked out and become withdrawn. A shy child will become even more shy.

If you have warts on your arms and legs, you can cover them up. This may not be practical or comfortable during hot weather and for some occasions. Swimming, for instance, may become a trial. Moreover, concealing under layers of clothing is a short-term solution. It is also only applicable for warts sprouting on certain parts of your body.

There are areas where covering up is not really a viable option. Warts on the face present a serious problem. While not generally harmful, they can cause people to avoid interpersonal contact. They do not want to go out. People can become withdrawn and hide away, avoiding public affairs.

Warts also pop up on feet. In this case, the result can become quite painful. No one who has them ever laughs about Plantar Warts. They make walking excruciating if not impossible at times. It is, according to several descriptions, like walking constantly with a stone in your shoe.

Thus, in disparate ways, the presence of different types of warts can affect the daily life of a person. The presence of warts can become a major factor in an individual’s life. This is true for the individual regardless of their sex or age. Adult or child, male or female, warts can be painful on different levels.

The impact is not helped by the unpredictable nature of the virus. Warts can disappear and reappear. There is no known cure that will guarantee their absence for ever. There are, however, treatments. These fall into professionally treated as well as application of prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs and home remedy varieties. Whichever method you prefer, the results can vary. You may remove a wart temporarily. You may banish the wart. It is even possible you will not have a recurrence. Yet, again, the wart may be persistent, no matter what you do to remove it. It depends upon both the type of wart, the host and the treatment.

The following pages are intended to help you solve your wart problem in several ways. It will help clarify what a wart is. This will include discussing the various types of warts. This specific typology will aid you in understanding what type of wart you have. Through discovering what kind of wart you have, you will better comprehend the best approach to take in easing or even ending your problem.

This work is also intended to help educate you on other aspects of this virus. It is never enough to know what you have. You need to have more information on what you have and why. Sections of this book will provide you with information on 2 other factors in successfully dealing with Warts. These are causes and treatment.

This book will look at the causal factors of warts. It will note that toads do not give you warts – nor do frogs or other creatures. It does show how you may catch specific warts from certain medical conditions and unhygienic practices. This work will, therefore, briefly discuss certain ways to minimize the risk. The following chapters will also examine the various treatment options available. While it may not always be possible to avoid warts, you may be able to reduce your risk by following certain procedures.

In reading this book, you will discover the various approaches you may take to remove your warts. This work will consider both those prescribed by the doctor and alternatives. It will note the over-the-counter remedies as well as household remedies. In doing so, it hopes to provide you with the information to sensibly deal with warts. It will provide you with everything you need to know about getting that ugly wart removed.

 

Table Of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS ………………………………………………… 2
INTRODUCTION ……………………………………………………….. 4
1 BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT WARTS ……………………….. 7
CAUSE ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7
PRESENCE …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8
ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN FACTORS …………………………………………………… 9
CATCHING WARTS ………………………………………………………………………………… 11
CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………………………….. 11
2 TYPOLOGY ………………………………………………………….. 12
THE COMMON WART ……………………………………………………………………………… 12
PLANTAR WARTS ………………………………………………………………………………….. 13
MOSAIC WARTS……………………………………………………………………………………. 16
THE FLAT WART …………………………………………………………………………………… 17
THE FILIFORM WART…………………………………………………………………………….. 18
PERIUNGUAL WARTS…………………………………………………………………………….. 19
CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………………………….. 20
3 PRESCRIBED AND OVER THE COUNTER TREATMENTS FOR WARTS ……… 22
PHYSICIAN FACILITATED OR “HOW DOES A DOCTOR REMOVE WARTS?” ……… 23
CRYOSURGERY ………………………………………………………………………………………… 23
ELECTRODESSICATION OR ELECTROSURGERY …………………………………………………………. 25
SURGICAL CURRETAGE………………………………………………………………………………… 25
PAINTING ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 26
LASER TREATMENT ……………………………………………………………………………………. 27
INFRARED COAGULATOR ………………………………………………………………………………. 28
INJECTIONS …………………………………………………………………………………………… 28
IMMUNOTHERAPY ……………………………………………………………………………………… 29
OTHERS ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 29
PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE …………………………………………………………………………….. 30
OVER-THE-COUNTER TREATMENT…………………………………………………………………….. 31
SALICYLIC ACID ………………………………………………………………………………………. 31
OTHER PEELING AGENTS ……………………………………………………………………………… 33
SILVER NITRATE ………………………………………………………………………………………. 33
FREEZING OR CRYOSURGERY KITS ……………………………………………………………………. 34
CONCLUSION ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 35
4 HOME REMEDIES AND ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS FOR WARTS ……….. 36
DUCT TAPE OCCLUSION THERAPY …………………………………………………………… 37
NATURAL SALICYLIC ACID TREATMENT …………………………………………………… 38
OTHER TREE SOLUTIONS TO WARTS ……………………………………………………….. 39
DIET …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 40
POTATO CURE ……………………………………………………………………………………… 41
THE GARLIC TREATMENT ……………………………………………………………………….. 42
THE PINEAPPLE TREATMENT ………………………………………………………………….. 43
THE BANANA TREATMENT ……………………………………………………………………… 43
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR AS A CURE FOR WARTS ………………………………………… 44
CELANDINE …………………………………………………………………………………………. 44
MILKWEED ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 45
DANDELION ………………………………………………………………………………………… 46
CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………………………….. 46
CONCLUSION …………………………………………………………. 47