Warts are a seemingly “no-problem” condition that most people do not pay much heed to. But did you know that there are at least 10 types of warts that can affect you and while the most common ones are seemingly harmless, they are still caused by the presence of Human Papilloma Virus, a virus linked to skin cancer.
Consult the experts at Garekars M.D. Dermatology Clinic for Wart Removal Treatment in Gurgaon.
About Wart Removal
What are warts?
Warts are caused by a virus (human papillomavirus).Warts can occur at any site on the body but occur most commonly on hands/ feet/ face. Their appearance varies depending upon the site and the type of virus. Their number can also vary from a solitary wart to multiple warts. Warts commonly occur on the soles of the feet and tend to cause discomfort and pain.
Some of the common types of warts are:
Are warts contagious?/ How Do You Get Warts?
Yes. Warts can be transmitted via close skin contact. Damaged skin is usually more prone to getting infected. The warts can also be transmitted to nearby skin or to other body parts of the same individual. Therefore to reduce the risk of transmission:
Don’t scratch warts or pick them.
Don’t bite nails or fingers that have warts.
Avoid sharing towels
Why Do Some Warts Have Black Dots in Them?These black spots are nothing but tiny blood vessels inside the warts. They are not seeds or viral particles.
Will Warts Go Away On Their Own?In children and young individuals the warts generally resolve on their own over a period of few months to a year. However in a few cases warts may last for a longer period of time and thus require treatment. The treatments can lead to a quick resolution and lessen the chances of spread to other sites.
Treatment for warts?
The available treatment options are:
CO2 Laser ablation