How to remove warts: pharmacy and folk remedies

Treatment of warts is a complex, orderly methodology. More than 90% of formations are benign and do not need therapy, causing only a feeling of aesthetic discomfort.

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The mechanism of the appearance of warts

Warts are skin growths that develop against the background of HPV activity. Having penetrated into the body, a non-cellular infectious agent is localized in the surface layer of the epithelium.

The virus can live in the human body for years without manifestations.

When immunity weakens due to SARS or emotional stress, the pathogen begins to act. Viral manifestations appear on various parts of the skin, which are difficult to treat. Rashes are observed on the hands, feet, neck, face, mucous membrane of the genitals, in the groin.

Common causes:

  • weak protective functions;
  • severe psychological trauma in history;
  • vegetative neurosis;
  • increased sweating;
  • liver dysfunction.

Microscopic injury to the skin is one of the pathways for the penetration of pathogens. Provoking plantar warts can be daily wearing tight shoes. Models should be selected based on the size, platform parameters and material quality.

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Features of the treatment of warts of different localization

The method of treating warts is closely correlated with their appearance. There are such types of growths:

  1. Ordinary. The nodule is rounded, has a rough surface, brown color. It is observed in adults, children on the back, neck, face. Laser is suitable for removal.
  2. Plantar. The main reason is uncomfortable shoes. Education has a rod that goes deep into the tissue. Often localized on the palms when working with uncomfortable tools. Nitrogen treatment removes build-up in 1 session.
  3. Flat (youthful). After adolescence, it usually disappears. A smooth nodule is easily treatable. Among folk methods, processing with fresh celandine juice is suitable. The appearance of new ones is rare.
  4. Pointed condyloma. Education in the form of a nipple, has a flesh color. Occurs on the mucous membrane of the genital organs. In the case of such a wart, the treatment consists in the use of herbal lotions and decoctions. Surgical removal is necessary for the development of genital warts. On the face, it is safely removed by laser.

How to remove a wart at home

You can remove a wart at home. Folk recipes, tinctures and juices of medicinal herbs are used. Medical preparations are popular - patches, tablets, sprays, etc. Before treatment with non-traditional methods, it is necessary to make sure that the formation is of good quality. For this, it is recommended to visit a doctor.

Pharmacy preparations

Among the medications are lapis pencils, salipod patches, essential oils, etc. Popular pharmacy medicines:

  • Solution for external use, has a bactericidal-cauterizing property. Affordable price. Actively fights viruses, fungi. Cannot be used to treat the face - a chemical burn occurs;
  • Solution with an applicator, cauterizes growths. It can not be combined with oxolinic and other ointments. Not suitable for intimate areas;
  • Drops of salicylic acid. Soften keratinized areas. Antimicrobial antiseptic sometimes causes allergies. Prohibited for the treatment of children and breastfeeding mothers;
  • Pen. The composition of the drug includes concentrated acetic acid. The chemical compound burns out the spikes on the sole. The medicine is freely sold in pharmacies;
  • The spray freezes the affected tissues, preventing the development of papillomavirus. Within two weeks of use, the wart will fall off. In case of non-compliance with the recommendations, subcutaneous blisters occur;
  • The gel fights infection, stimulates cell regeneration. Can be used on mucous membranes. The chance of relapse is minimal.
cauterization of a wart with celandine juice

Folk remedies

You can reduce warts with folk remedies. Effective ways:

  1. Celandine. The growth is smeared every 8 hours with fresh plant juice. You can use celandine in a dry form - a small fraction of the stems + flour + petroleum jelly. Healing ointment processes formations of any size;
  2. Garlic. Rub the warts daily with a vegetable. For plantar growths, an ointment of 1 tsp is suitable. garlic, 1 tspmelted lard and 1 tsp. vinegar. Before lubrication, the foot should be steamed in warm water. Then the gruel is placed on a sterile bandage and applied to the affected area. Polyethylene is placed on top. Suitable for finger treatment.
  3. Rowan. Cut the berries in half. The fruits are applied for 24 hours. Healing juice allows you to remove the manifestation of HPV in 7-10 days.

One of the options for information is red beets or potatoes. The root crop is crushed on a grater, laid out on gauze and placed on the formation for 3-4 hours. Usually, after several procedures, the root of the growth comes out.

Only fresh vegetables are suitable for the procedure!

The fight against warts is possible with the help of propolis. Steam the skin in hot water. Attach a cake of softened bee product to the affected area. The result of the treatment will be noticeable after 3 days.

You can remove formations with the help of old rites. An apple cut in half with a thread is used to rub the formations. After processing, the fruit is tied with the same thread and buried in damp earth. When the fruit rots, the growth will disappear.

Hospital Treatments for Warts

Warts are systematically treated in specialized clinics. At the first sign, seek help from a dermatologist. The specialist will select a treatment plan for the disease. If there are relapses, you need to consult an oncologist.

Valid removal options:

  • electrical coagulation. It is carried out using an electrical device. The hardened crust falls off after 20-30 days;
  • cryodestruction. Tissues are frozen with liquid nitrogen through a special probe. After 14 days, it is advisable to repeat the session. The procedure does not pose a health hazard;
  • laser burning. The intervention is performed under local anesthesia. Small scars may remain after the operation. Effective for "chicken" warts;
  • radioknifeThe method is indispensable in the elimination of complex formations. With the help of radio waves, evaporation and drying of the structure is carried out. At the end of the procedure, only a crust remains, which peels off after 7-9 days. Negative effects of removal are rare.

After a successful operation, be sure to follow preventive measures. Eat food rich in vitamins and minerals. Do not use other people's things, wash your hands before eating. Systematic treatment of the wound with antiseptic agents reduces the risk of developing new formations.

Rules for wound care and how to avoid complications

After cauterization and treatment of growths, it will take time to restore a healthy layer of the epidermis in the area of damage. Proven antiseptic - potassium permanganate. Potassium permanganate is suitable for treating the edges and middle of the wound. After the crust falls off, hydrocortisone ointment is used to prevent the appearance of scars after treatment.

To reduce the risk of infection spreading to healthy skin, the edges of the wart wound are treated. This must be done until the scab falls off. An alcohol solution with brilliant green and iodine (5%) is suitable. When the hardened crust falls off, the young skin is treated with a regenerating ointment. To avoid complications during healing, do not use cheap creams and unknown recipes.