Get Rid Of Warts

Warts are tumors that occur on the skin after the keratin part of the skin growths too fast. This is a condition that is brought about by a virus known as Human Papilloma Virus. It is also contagious, and can be easily passed from one person to another or from one body part to another.
They are usually unpleasant and embarrassing, especially when they appear in the most visible body parts. Apart from that, some, if left unattended to, may lead to cancer. Therefore, it is important to remove them as soon and effective as possible. How can you get rid of them?
There are many methods that you can use to get rid of warts. I am going to look at a few of them that are most effective. The first is cryotherapy. It involves the use of liquid nitrogen to freeze the wart. This works to kill the cells within the wart. A blister then develops which eventually turns out into a scab and falls off after a week or so.
The other method that can be used to get rid of warts is electrocautery. An electric current is used, more often through a needle to burn the cells within the wart. This eventually causes it to fall off.
One can also use surgery to get rid of warts. However, it is a method that is used to remove the biggest and the most stubborn of all warts. A local or general anesthesia is used on the wart and the area around it then a scalpel is used to cut it out. A curette may also be used in the case of smaller warts. The major disadvantage of this method however, is that the warts often have a high chance of growing back.
A type of therapy known as photodynamic therapy is also effective in getting rid of warts. A chemical is applied on the warts, where it is absorbed and light, more usually from a laser beam, activates it. This chemical then kills the cells within the wart, causing it to fall off.
Duct tape could be used to get rid of warts at home. All you have to do is put the tape over the warts and leave it for about a week, after which you should remove it then dip the wart in warm water for about five minutes. To scrape off the dead tissue cells, you should then use something rough like a pumice stone. After that leave the wart open overnight and put a new tape over it the following day. This is a process that is to be repeated until you completely remove the wart.

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