The most commonly occurring warts are small, dark colored patches which cause almost negligible pain. The most commonly affecting areas are the tips of hand and toes, neck, legs and arms. However, there are different sorts of warts which can affect human body. One variation of warts, known as the plantar warts occur on the sole of the feet. They might appear as a solid thump and is usually dark in color. The warts on sole causes a lot itching and pain while walking. Warts also affect children and appear as tiny freckles. Even adults with below-par immunity can be affected by warts.
Medically there’s no permanent cure for warts. The HPV which causes warts is highly contagious. Therefore there are specific medications to slow down the occurrence of the symptoms. There is no single treatment which has fully worked on a patient. Since there are different types of warts, the medications are also different, and the medication for one might not work well on other. The scientists are still conducting researches on the various symptoms of warts to stabilize the symptoms. The available medical treatments of warts today can reduce the symptoms considerably but cannot completely eradicate them. There is also few medication which offers lifelong immunity against the HPV. Some of the warts treatment therapies require patients to undergo long hours in labs, but all this depends upon the patient’s desire to undergo such therapy. There have been instances where the symptoms reversed and caused intense pain and even caused large lesions. Therefore prior to any medical treatment of warts, physicians take all the valuable data which could slow down the occurrence of the symptoms.
Apart from the medical treatment there are some ayurvedic treatment, which you can find in the vicinity of your home. Some of these alternative methods are; use of garlic. Garlic extracts have been used to control warts from spreading and there are few cases where the diseases had completely died. Experienced users say that applying garlic extracts twice in a day have helped them a lot in recovering.
Some people have also tried hypnosis as a form of remedy against warts. Hypnosis helps patients to imagine that their warts are shrinking and finally disappearing. Since the presence of warts can affect the patient psychologically. Trying to visualize it disappear has helped many.
Some patients also prefer the use of homeopathic medicines. The use of homeopathy works best in case warts in children. Some users have also tried applying duct tapes on the affected area, until it disappeared.