Archive for the ‘Warts’ Category

Medical Treatment to Cure Warts

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Medical treatment is recommended for genital warts. The best medicine to treat a wart is liquid Nitrogen.It freezes the wart tissue.By applying liquid Nitrogen to the wart, the water in the cells expands,and explode the infected tissue.The laser therapy also offers relief to the wart infected person.Lasers are simply very intense light sources. This light has an enormous amount of energy that heats the tissue enough that it vaporizes.Surgery may be necessary when other treatment methods fail. This would involve numbing the region around the wart and cutting out the wart.

Self Home Treatment for Warts

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

Home care is effective for treating warts.Most of the techniques requires no medications.
Adhesive tape therapy: Place several layers of waterproof adhesive tape over the wart region (even duct tape) for 6 1/2 days. Then take off the tape and provide it exposure for 12 hours.Place the tape for another 6 1/2 days.The tape is recommened for warts around the fingernail.

Salicylic acid therapy : Salicylic acid can be used in a form of liquid which can be applied on the wart or as a plaster placed on the wart tissue. First soak the infected area in warm water for 5-10 minutes.Remove the top layer with a razor. Do not shave far enough to make the wart bleed. Apply the salicylic acid to the wart tissue. Do not apply it to other skin because of salicylic acid’s potential to injure normal tissue.

Symptoms of Warts

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Warts are generally small, flesh coloured or grey sweelings observed on the genital area.Sometimes several warts appear together and take on a cauliflower shape.The common symptoms of the disease are summed up as includes itching or discomfort in your genital area and bleeding while intercourse .Often genital warts show no symptoms.At times they are so small and flat that they can’t be seen with the naked eye.

Pregnancy may sometimes trigger a dormant infection, or an active infection may worsen during pregnancy.

How are Warts Caused

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Warts are caused by the DNA-containing human papillomavirus (HPV). There are more than 100 different types of HPV, in which 63 types of HPVs causes genital warts. The virus enters the skin after direct contact with recently shed viruses kept alive in warm, moist environments such as a locker room, or by direct contact with an infected person. These strains of the virus are highly contagious and can spread through sexual contact with an infected person. The entry site is often an area of recent injury. The incubation time—from when the virus is contracted until a wart appears—can be 1-8 months.Contrary to popular mythology, touching a frog will not give you warts.

What are Warts ?

Monday, December 17th, 2007


A wart is generally a small, rough tumor which occurs on hands and feet. Warts are caused due to a viral infection, specifically by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and are contagious when in contact with the skin of another. Virus causing warts can transfer from patients by sharing objects, towels etc. The warts dissapear within a few months in usual circumstances however it can also last for years and can reoccur. More common in kids than in adults, warts are skin infections caused by viruses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) family. Warts are usually painless unless they’re on the soles of the feet or another part of the body that gets bumped or touched all the time.