24 March, 2019

Warts: Types, Causes , Symptoms and Home Remedies

Living with Warts with Home Remedies

Warts Types, Causes , Symptoms and Home Remedies

Do you have warts on hands, knees, feet or elsewhere? If you do, you probably realize that they are more of a cosmetic nuisance than anything else.  Some people are extremely embarrassed by the sight of their warts so would prefer to be able to get rid of them using a natural home remedy rather than going to a doctor or a pharmacist to get a wart remover.

What are Warts ?

Warts are raised bumpy skin growth on your skin, Warts are generally not dangerous, but they are ugly, Warts cause embracement, and contagious. Warts can be also be painful.  

 First let’s have a look at what causes warts and Types of Warts :
 Warts can appear in various shapes and sizes and they usually appear as rough elevations on your skin. Most often you will find warts on hands, warts on face & neck, finger warts, foot warts, warts on your knees or elbows are also common and even warts on your scalp.

Common Warts- Common Warts are generally occurs on fingers or hands. They are small grainy skin growths. Common warts are small in size with clotted blood vessels. These are caused by a virus and are transmitted by touching. Common warts may take two to six  weeks to develop once your skin has been exposed to the virus.  

Warts: Types, Causes , Symptoms and Home Remedies
Plantar warts

The warts that show up on the soles of your feet are called Plantar warts and can be extremely painful, making it difficult to walk properly.

Warts are caused by a strain of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which triggers abnormally rapid growth of cells on the outer layer of your skin. It is known that there are more than 100 types of  human papilloma viruses  surround us.   Warts are particularly common among children and young adults and people with an impaired immune system.

What to look for with warts;
 Warts are always raised on your skin and can be pink, white or tan in colour. They can bleed when you pick at them or if you cut them. Warts can occur singly or in multiples at a time.
How Warts Spread ?
Warts are highly contagious and they passed by direct skin contact. When someone with Warts prick them and touch another area of his body – it spread the virus.
Warts virus may spread through towels or razors of an affected person.  It is understood that Warts like moist and soft or injured skin.

Symptons :

 They’re ugly. They can hurt so let’s get rid of warts.

 Natural Healing Remedies for Warts;

 Sometimes warts will go away all by themselves. Some prefer not to wait as they are self-conscious about the warts on their body.
 Unfortunately, standard medical treatment often comes in the form of nasty-sounding. and potentially destructive, methods such as burning, scraping, cutting, freezing, injecting, or zapping with a laser. These techniques may or may not be effective. Many of them are painful and may leave scars. To add insult to injury, warts often reappear, no matter what treatment is used.
There was a kid in our neighborhood , kid had hundreds of warts all over his hands and his parents opted to have them surgically removed which would, his parents  had tried Compound W, which, at the time was all there really was to attack this problem. The Compound W helped to some degree, but it also burnt the skin around the warts as well which was very painful. The surgery actually worked for that kid though and he never got any more warts.

If you’re looking for a more natural remedy for warts keep reading.

 Banana Peel – Banana peels showed excellent results against wrts, if you place the inside of a banana peel over warts and secure it there overnight, in the morning the wart (s) will be back and they will eventually fall off in a couple days. If it is a big bump of warts you may have to repeat this procedure a few times.
Onions - warts will disappear when rubbed with onions.
Potato – some have had success getting rid of warts by rubbing potato on them
Vitamin A – apply the oil of a Vitamin A fish oil capsule of 25,000 I.U.s to the wart (s). Do not take this level orally. You have to be patient as this treatment, though effective can take several months to work.
Vitamin C paste – some  have tried  success making a paste with vitamin C and water, applying it to the wart and covering the area.
Duct Tape Warts – Some have used duct tape to remove warts. You need to cover the wart with a small piece of duct tape for many days, then soating the wart and finally rubbing the wart to get rid of dead skin.  Medical or surgical tape can also be used.
Garlic – Garlic has few pyto-chemicals which are in antiviral in nature. So anti-phyto-chemicals help in stop viral cells from growing. It is known that Cloroform garlic extract, if applied to wart stops the growth of wart cells in 3 to 4 more months.  
Castor Oil & Baking Soda – prepare a paste and apply to the wart or warts and cover overnight.
Apple Cider Vinegar – this  is really quite miraculous for the good it does for our bodies in so many ways. Simply apply to the warts with a Q-tip or cotton ball, cover overnight and watch them turn black and fall off.

Prevention of Warts:

  • We need to follow few steps to reduce the risk of common warts
  • Don’t prick at warts, Pricking may spread the virus to different area,
  • Avoid direct contact with warts,
  • Don’t use the same  nail clipper or pumice stone on your warts as you use on your normal skin and nails.
  • Warts occur more often in the skin which has been broken, so Don’t bite your fingernails.
  • Nipping the wart and its surrounding skin  may opens the door for the virus.
  • Wash your hands after touching warts.

Also be sure to post a comment about what worked for you or if you know of any other natural remedies not listed here please feel free to share them here with others who are part of our community.
Thanks for sharing.
Take the time to find the help and the natural treatment you need, and you’ll be able to get on with your life and enjoy it to the fullest. You deserve to be happy and healthy and pain-free.