By Dr. Ashok Gupta , General Surgery
Warts are growths on a skin that are caused by HPV (Human Papillomavirus). This pathogen stimulates expansion of cells on a outdoor covering of a skin and so formula in these growths. In many cases, warts seem on a hands or nearby a fingernails nonetheless they can also seem in areas such as a face neck or even armpits. Some forms of HPV also means warts within a genital area.
Types of Warts:
- Plantar Warts – These warts are light brownish-red or strength colored. They customarily seem like freckles with little blood clotted vessels imitative little black dots. These customarily seem on a soles of a feet nonetheless they can seem on other tools of a physique as well.
- Genital Warts – These forms of warts seem on a pubic or genital area. They are customarily little pink, red or strength colored growths. Sometimes they are really little and formidable to detect.
- Flat Warts – These forms of warts are common in children and teens. They are smaller and smoother than other warts and customarily start on a legs.
How to get absolved of warts?
- Freezing- In this procedure, a alloy uses glass nitrogen to solidify a wart. A scald forms on a wart and a passed hankie falls off in a week.
- Cantharidin- This is a piece that is extracted from a scald beetle and it is directly practical to a skin. It forms a scald around a wart. After sometime, a wart falls off along with a blister.
- Minor surgery- When doctors are incompetent to mislay a wart with other therapies. A medicine is deliberate to cut a wart off. After a wart is cut, a bottom of a wart is broken by an electric needle.
- Laser surgery- An heated laser lamp is used to bake off a wart and totally destroy the base.
- Medications- Some drugs such as bleomycin and Imiquimod is used to mislay warts. Imiquimod is customarily used to mislay genital warts.