What are finger warts
Finger warts are small, fleshy tumor that can be found common in hands and feet. Warts on fingers are of different shapes and sizes. All warts are contagious and most warts are not harmful. Some warts are irritating and frustrating. Warts can spread easily from one person to another person by contact with the skin and by using towels, soaps, clothes and other items. You have to get rid of the warts quickly as soon as possible because it will spread faster to all the members in your family.
Causes of finger warts
The major cause of the warts on fingers are by Human Papilloma Virus or HPV. Also warts are caused when you come in contact with the people who get affected with HPV virus. If you have any cuts in your hands or feet then HPV virus gets contaminated into your body through this cuts very easily.
Symptoms of warts
Finger warts are grey to flesh colored and covered with rough, horn like projections and are mainly found in hands.
Treatment of warts on fingers
Usually, the warts on fingers did not need any treatment as they are unsightly and painless. But some people feel irritate and shy when they have finger warts. For that the treatment of finger warts like home treatment and medical treatment are available. All the medications needed for the treatment of warts can be purchased over the counter as it needs no prescriptions from doctors. Home treatment is very effective to get rid of the warts. Some home treatments are
Adhesive tape – Place several layers of adhesive tapes on the affected area and leave as such for 5 – 6 days. After that remove the tapes and leave the warts in the open air for many hours. Then repeat the process till the warts get fully cured.
Aloe Vera – Aloe Vera can be used as oil, gel or sap. Aloe Vera oil and sap can be applied directly on the warts and the gel can be used by dipping a cotton ball into the gel and stuck that cotton ball as such on the warts and leave it as such. Change the cotton balls daily.
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The other home remedies are onion, potato, garlic, salicylic oil tea tree oil, flax seed oil, cashew nut oil, apple cider vinegar and also herbs like Indian Squill, marigold and dandelion.
You can also have the medical treatments if you want to remove the warts fully and quickly. The medical treatments are laser therapy and surgical removal. These treatments are expensive. If your warts on fingers are more painful and irritating then you can follow these medical treatments. The removal of warts fully is not an one day process, it takes many weeks to months to get fully cured. Some warts may also recurred after weeks.
Prevention of warts
It is better to prevent the warts on fingers to be happened. It can be done by having the good immune system, by following the good hygienic habits and by Washing your hands before and after the usage of restrooms in public.