Warts on Hand
What are warts?
Warts are small growths appearing on hands (and elsewhere) that look like a small cauliflower or blister. With their rough texture, they are caused by HPV or human papilloma virus. The hard protein on the top layer of the skin (known as keratin) grows too fast, causing warts.
What do warts on the hands look and feel like?
Warts on hands can be very itchy but they are not cancerous. Most are skin-colored and rough to the touch. They can grow almost anywhere on the body but are most common on the hands, fingers, face and feet. Common warts are usually painless and have well-defined borders with a rough surface, either round or irregular in shape and 2 to 10 millimeters in diameter. They normally appear on the back of the hands, or near the fingernails.
How to treat warts on the hands?
While there is no cure for the HPV virus, most people will naturally fight off the virus from their body within two to three years of infection.
- When treating warts, it is important to build up the immune system at the same time to avoid a recurrence of warts.
- Treatment for warts includes prescription and over-the-counter medications containing acids to be applied daily to remove the warts layer by layer.
- Cryotherapy freezes warts off with liquid nitrogen.
- A natural medication such as a topical essential oils formula provides a safe and gentle home remedy with no side effects such as burning or scarring.
How to prevent warts on the hands?
Warts are contagious with children more susceptible than adults although anyone can get them. Washing hands regularly and not picking at warts can help prevent their spread both to others and to other parts of your own body. The virus can enter the skin through small cuts or lesions. Warts can be passed by direct contact, or indirectly by touching surfaces.
Picture of hand warts, in this case the warts are located on the palm and the inside of the fingers. Hand warts are very common. H-Warts can be used on all hand warts.
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