Overview

Warts are raised bumps on your skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Warts have plagued humans for thousands of years-they have been discovered on 3,000-year-old mummies and were mentioned by Shakespeare. Although warts are generally not[read article]

Tests for Wart

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A skin self-examination is a test you can perform on yourself to check for abnormalities in your skin, such as sores, bumps, or changes in skin color or texture. It...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory. The sample taken during a biopsy is often v...  More
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Medical Procedures for Wart

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Traditional cancer therapies like chemotherapy and radiation therapy are notorious for their severe side effects. Newer immunotherapies, which target cancer cells a...  More
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Cryotherapy is the application of cold temperatures to part or all of the body. The term encompasses a broad variety of practices. Cryotherapy, referring to the abl...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Wart

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Excision of Lesion of Skin
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Laser surgery uses the heat from a laser beam to destroy cells that need to be removed. Laser surgery can be a very powerful and effective tool, especially when tre...  More
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Electrodesiccation with Curettage
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Cauterization of Skin Lesion
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Prescribed Medications for Wart

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INTERFERON ALFA-n3 (in ter FEER on AL fa n 3) helps the immune system fight viral infections. This medicine is used to treat genital warts, which are caused by a vi...  More
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ISOTRETINOIN (eye soe TRET i noyn) treats severe acne that has not responded to other therapy like antibiotics.  More
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FLUOROURACIL, 5-FU (flure oh YOOR a sil) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like breas...  More
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SALICYCLIC ACID (SAL i SIL ik AS id) breaks down layers of thick skin. It is used to treat common and plantar warts, psoriasis, calluses, and corns. It is also used...  More
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INTERFERON ALFA-2a (in ter FEER on AL fa 2 a) (Roferon-A) helps the immune system fight viral infections such as chronic hepatitis C, and certain cancers like Phila...  More
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PODOFILOX (po do FIL ox) is a medication used to remove genital warts. The topical solution should only be used to treat genital warts located on the outside skin o...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Wart

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SALICYCLIC ACID (SAL i SIL ik AS id) breaks down layers of thick skin. It is used to treat common and plantar warts, psoriasis, calluses, and corns. It is also used...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Wart What's this?

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Zinc has been used since ancient Egyptian times to enhance wound healing, although the usefulness of this approach is only partially confirmed by the clinical data ...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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The thymus is a lobular gland located under the breastbone near the thyroid gland. It reaches its maximum size during early childhood and plays a large role in immu...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Numerous controlled trials have examined the effects of oral garlic on serum lipids. Long-term effects on lipids or cardiovascular morbidity and mortality remain un...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Wart What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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