Warts On Children

February 26, 2012

Having warts on skin can be a huge problem. They can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, location and other factors. Adolescents and young adults are the most affected by this. It can have a great influence on their social life. This single experience in their life can put a lasting mark in their life. These warts can cause tension among friends and peers. They will be ridiculed and laughed at. Appearance is a major factor in their social life and having warts will definitely be seen as a big nuisance. These implications will surely traumatized young people especially if they are in their teens. It is wise to understand what warts are and what it can do to your young children.

 

To avoid undue embarrassment to children, it is advisable to treat these warts as soon as they appear on their skin. If no warts have appeared, it is wise to employ precautionary measures if possible. Let us learn what kind of warts can be transmitted to your children. There are several types that are frequent. Common warts are the first type.   They are generally found on hands, feet, elbows and knees. They appear in clusters usually surrounding recent bruises or areas where skin is broken. A rough surface and hard texture can easily distinguish them from other types of warts. Young adults are regularly affected with planter warts. They appear mostly on the feet and are painful and uncomfortable. They appear singly growing inwards.

 

There is another kind of warts that appears in groups, the flat warts. Flat warts can be distinguish with their soft texture. It is said to normally appear in shaved areas. Most teenagers today are also affected with genital warts. These kind of warts can be transmitted through sexual activities. Removing genital warts can be a challenge as they grow in sensitive areas.  Warts can be treated. Home remedies are the first choice. However, it is advisable to get a doctor, nurse or a healthcare professional’s opinion as to what treatment option is the best for your children. If home remedies are unsuccessful, they can recommend surgical procedures that are safe for the kids.

 

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