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Warts & Skin Tags

A Wart is a response of your skin to an infection which belongs to a wart family. There are many wart viruses. Some cause trouble and some don't. They also tend to have anatomical preferences eg. genital warts.
Few wart viruses are highly connected with the development of genital and oral/ pharyngeal cancer. Hence the desirability of universal immunization against Human Papilloma Virus- ideally a vaccine with viruses represented.

Different Types

There are five main types of warts
1. Common warts- Warts which usually grow on the toes and fingers is known as a common wart, but they can appear elsewhere. They are usually grainy, rough visuals and a circled top. The color of common warts is generally greyer than the skin it is surrounding.
2. Plantar warts- Plantar warts grow on the soles of the feet. Plantar warts grow in the skin which is not common for warts, not out of it. Plantar warts can make walking uncomfortable.
3. Flat warts- Flat warts usually grow on the face, on the thighs or on the arms. They are small and not immediately evident. Flat warts have a flat top as if they had been scrapped. They can be pink, brownish or slightly yellow.
4. Periungual warts- periungual warts grow under and around the toenails. They can be painful and affect nail growth. Skin tags typically occur in the following characteristic
locations: The base of the neck Underarms Groin folds Buttock floods Under the breasts.

Treatments Available at Clinic

Although warts usually go away on their own, they are ugly and uncomfortable so we want to treat them.

1.Medication

Generally we can remove the wart by proper medication at home. But the concern with an expert only. Wrong medication might make it worse. This process usually shows results in weeks or months. If the medication failed then we only have the second option.

2.Wart Removal Surgery

Wart removal surgery is the most effective and fast solution to our problem. We can get the result within a few weeks. There are a few types of surgery procedures like Electrosurgery Curettage Laser Surgery Skin tags can be removed by Ligation- We can strangle the blood flow to the skin tag, by trying something like dental floss tightly around the base of the skin tags.

3.Natural

There are many natural remedies like tea tree oil or apple cider vinegar that we can apply daily on affected areas.

Sittings Required

Warts mainly go away on its own without being treated, for few it takes months and for a few years to get subsided, for some people it may not getaway for the entire lifetime, for some people it can disappear for a while but can again occur. Typically, skin tags take 5-10 days.It is better to keep the skin moist with vaseline or moisturizer during the time.

Post Therapy

After the post-therapy, there are a number of precautions that we can take care and these are like we do is to wash our hands regularly. Also try to keep our skin healthy, moisturized and free of cuts. if someone has the habit of biting their fingernails, they must have to stop this habit. And after having treatment of skin tags, clean the area with soap and water two times a day. Book an appointment today with the Vizag's best skin clinic.