Explore the procedure to remove warts with carbon dioxide and its subsequent success rate.
Discover the difference between skin tags and warts, how each is caused, and how dangerous they are.
There are many different types of warts based on their placement and strain of virus causing the problem. Different types of warts have different incidence rates, ranging from 1% of the population for genital warts, to 7-10% for plantar warts.
Discover if warts have roots, treatment options, and a look at the use of duct tape as a wart removal remedy.
Warts are skin infections. Therefore, if you have warts, the infection already exists. Viruses belonging to the human papillomavirus cluster cause warts. Depending on the specific viral strain, warts can emerge almost anywhere on the body, including your skin, feet or genitals. Warts are not age-discriminate and can affect anyone, regardless of age.
Warts DO bleed. A little bleeding is normal and not a cause for patient concern. But if the bleeding is excessive and-or cannot be stemmed by light pressure, a person should see a doctor..
Two strains of the human papilloma virus that cause warts, HPV-16 and HPV-18, have been linked to cervical, anal and other genital region cancers. The former shows up in two out of every three cases of cervical cancer in North America. Half of the 400,000 individuals afflicted by cervical cancer around the world every year die from it.
Discover what causes warts, the different types of warts, and a look at the Human Papillomavirus.
A look at warts and their appearance, causes, and different types.
Discover how to remove common warts with both home remedies and medical treatment options.
A look at the scientific evidence supporting the claim that oregano oil works for warts.
Explore the best treatment for home wart removal, including a salicylic acid preparation and vitamin pastes.
Discover how you get rid of plantar warts both home remedies and medical options.
A look at garlic as a treatment for warts and what the preliminary evidence is beginning to reveal.
Discover if warts have fluid in them, common types, and wart treatments.
Duct tape DOES work on warts. Known more formerly as duct tape therapy, this treatment method is more complicated than stick-and-rip.
Discover how you get warts, what causes them, and how contagious they are.
Discover if vinegar can get rid of warts. Fact or fiction-
A potassium deficiency is a serious matter. Can it cause warts as well?
Warts ARE contagious. Like most viruses, HPV is spread from person to person. The virus can also be transmitted through objects that have been exposed to the virus like towels and bathmats. The virus usually enters the body through a break in the skin such as a cut or a hangnail.
Garlic DOES work for warts. Preliminary studies are showing promise that a topical treatment of fat-soluble garlic effectively removes warts.
Tea tree oil IS effective for warts. Explore the new study that highlights tea tree oil as an effective topical application for warts
Discover if warts are genetic and how they are passed from person to person.
A look at the type of doctor that treats warts, and treatments options for professional wart removal.