How to avoid facial warts
It may help to know that facial warts, flat warts and common warts found on the hands and fingers are not harmful. They are not cancerous and will not wreak havoc in your health even if you leave them untouched. However, because facial warts are unaesthetic and women becomes self-conscious and wants to hide from the world, necessitates getting rid of facial warts.
There are several warts removal method but some of them may cause scars. If scarring is not an issue for you, then there are many options to get rid of facial warts. However, more people especially women would worry about scar will have to resort to natural face warts removal.
Before we move on to the natural ways to get rid of facial warts, it may help to know how you can avoid contracting these unsightly bumps on your face.
Warts, including facial warts, are caused by Human Papillomavirus or HPV. There are 100 different strains of HPV and they cause warts in different parts of the body.
Likewise, warts are contagious. If you touch a wart, you will easily get it in your skin.
In the same token, if you get warts on your hands and you touch your face, you will develop warts on your face.
If you meet a friend with a wart on his face and you kiss or hug this person, you may easily get the wart on your face.
Furthermore, it may help to know that the virus HPV thrives for a long time even without a host. Thus, using someone else’s towel may cause the development of warts.
In order to avoid contracting facial wart, you have to avoid using someone else’s towel. Keep your face clean and dry, avoid touching a wart and keep your immune system strong. These are the ways to avoid facial warts from developing.
Now, let us move on to some of the natural face wart removal methods.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is applied to the facial wart on a daily basis. Use a cotton swab to apply the tea tree oil on the wart. Tea tree oil is an antiseptic and it will destroy the bacteria in the warts. Repeat applying the tea tree oil until the wart on face disappears.
Vitamin C contains potent bacteria fighting ingredients. You can use Vitamin C tablets by putting a few drops of water and working it up into a paste. Then, apply the paste on the wart to clear it and also fight off the virus HPV. Do this daily until you see the warts have disappeared.
Dandelion sap is also effective in stimulating the immune system to ward of the bacteria causing the wart. The sap will irritate the skin and thus the immune system will kick in to fight off the bacteria and therefore clearing the wart.
Duct tape is a common warts treatment. It may help you clear your facial wart but this process usually takes several weeks but if you are not in a hurry then, you may try the duct tape method.
You usually cut a piece of duct tape and pasting in on to the wart for several days. Take the duct tape off after 5 to 6 days and apply warm water into the wart in your face. Repeat the process until you see the warts disappear.