Warts are non-cancerous skin growths caused by a virus in the outer layer of the skin. Warts can be mildly contagious from a person or an area/ location. They can appear anywhere on the skin, but most likely on the fingers, hands, and arms. They are most common in children and young adults aged between 1 and 30.
- An infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV)
- Public toilets and shower
- Skin injuries
- Compromised immune system
- Certain medications and medical conditions
- In case of warts, you may observe a small raised bump on the skin. The warts can be very small and can grow.
- The warts may be rough to touch, white or pinkish in color and fleshy in appearance.
- You may not observe any pain or complain of itching in the warts
- In case the color and appearance of the warts change, make sure you do not take it lightly. Instead reach to a doctor.
- If the current set of medications or treatment is not affecting the warts.
- In case you spot a growth and are still unable to decide if they are warts or not, make sure you go see a doctor.
- At first, your doctor shall examine you for the presence of warts. In most cases, the warts go away without any treatment.
- In severe cases, the doctor may prescribe you with medications containing salicylic acid (that will help to remove the layers of the warts)
- In complicated cases, when the medications and home remedies both fail to improve the symptoms, the doctor may suggest a laser treatment.
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