Warts are a common problem and can occur to anyone at any point in time. Warts can take birth at any location of the body like genitals, etc. Genital warts are caused by a virus HPV (human papillomavirus). HPV is transmitted during sexual contact with someone who is already infected with it. Note that they are not dangerous and there is nothing to be worried of.
The article shares few experiences of people who suffered from warts. You may extract some remedies or ways to get rid of warts from these experiences.
- “I’ve got common hand warts. 10 on my left hand, with 5 of those on my left pinky, I’ve got 4 on my right hand, and 2 on my right wrist. So 16 warts total that I can see. However, only 5 of them are big enough for most people to see. The others are very small and really can only be seen when looked at closely. I’m sure there are more that are too small to be seen for now, and they will show themselves with time.
As you can probably surmise, they are an eye-sore and an embarrassment for me. The first one started growing on my left pinky right above the top knuckle about a year and a half ago. So far I’ve tried salicylic acid, duct tape, an over-the-counter freezing kit called Wartner, and tea tree oil. I’ve also made liberal use of toenail clippers to keep them from getting too big. So far nothing has worked, at least not in any noticeable way.”
- “When I was a kid, my left hand and part of my right were covered with warts. I used the Compound W and such, but it was painful and they’d just grow back. Freezing was charged per wart, so that would have cost a fortune.
Here’s what worked for me:
1) Take Vitamin A supplements internally every day.
2) Apply Vitamin E oil topically 3 times a day, or at least once a day.
After 1 week, some of warts dried up and fell off. After 2 weeks, they were 90% gone and the ones that were there were much smaller. I stopped the treatment due to laziness, except for the occasional Vitamin E oil application, but remaining warts fell off anyways.”
- “I had one on my thumb that was cut off, but now I have a huge mass of scar tissue there, so I am not so happy about that. I also had one on my foot – my doctor first tried freezing and it didn’t work, so I had that cut out as well. That managed to heal well, but hurt like a bitch while it was doing so.
More recently, I had a couple that I self-treated by using acid during the day, duct tape at night, and sanding them in between using a pumice stone. It worked much better than I expected, and they were gone in a few weeks.”
- “Years ago I had lots of warts on my left hand, a couple on my right. The doctor froze a half-dozen of the biggest ones on the left hand, told me to not pick at any of them, and come back in a month. I did, and they were all gone, both hands, and haven’t (yet) come back. [looks carefully] No, there are two tiny ones on my right hand. Maybe they’re scars.”