Types of Warts and How do you know If You Have Warts?

Warts on face and neck can be one of the unpleasant experiences which you can ever have. Warts can change your look and it doesn’t give you a beautiful look.

How do you know if you have a Wart?

Identifying warts are really easy. You want to know how warts can appear and how they look like. Here are some tips for you to identify warts. When you know you are having warts, it is really easy to treat warts. There are several treatments which you can use for treating warts. I am going to start a series of posts which you can get help on treating warts. Personally I am with warts on face and neck, so you can see I could remove such unpleasant warts from my appearance.

What are warts?

Warts are usually round, pale and harmless growths that affect the upper layers of your skin. Usually Warts are caused by a virus which can easily spread from one to another. Warts can even spread on other areas of your body giving you more troubles.

What are the types of warts?

There are few types of warts. Usually those are categorized as per the area of your body where they would occur. Common warts will appear on your hands, feet, knees, and face.

Below are some types of warts which can appear on your body.

Flat warts

Flat warts which have flat tops, will appear on the wrists , arms, legs, and also your face.

Planter warts

Plantar warts are usually found on the bottom of your feet. It will appear flattened by the pressure of the body.

Genital warts

Genital warts are found on the genitals and this can be the serious type of warts among other all types. If you found genital warts, you need to get them treated by your physician as soon as possible. If you are a woman, then remember, genital warts may increase the risk of cervical cancer.Again,genital warts can be the types of warts which you need serious treatments.

How to treat warts?

Usually warts are harmless with the exception of genital warts. If you have warts (not genital warts),you actually  do not require to seek treatment by your doctor unless they are causing you pain. However, regarding the appearance and beauty issues, you need to seek doctor advice and treatments.

There are over the counter medicine which you can use easily to get rid of warts. Wart removers which contain salicylic acid works well on removing warts. However you need to Make sure that you do not apply any wart removers to your skin area that is healthy around the warts. A wart remover can burn your normal skin making some patches. But don’t worry. You can use a small tip or even a toothpick to apply wart remover directly on the surface of the wart.

When you treat warts, be sure to wash your hands well as this will prevent spreading. There are other treatments for wart removal. I will share such information in my next post.

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