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What are warts?

Warts are a very common infection caused by a virus called HPV (Human Papilloma Virus).

Where are warts (HPV) most common?

The wart virus can infect any part of the body. While it is most common on the hands and feet, it can also be seen all over the body, including the face. The area of ​​involvement where treatment is most difficult, arduous, and upsets the patient the most; They are genital warts and warts around the anus.

If your skin is injured, the risk of catching any of these viruses is very high. Most warts are harmless, but because they are viruses, they are highly contagious. Direct contact with the wart or touching anything that has come into contact with the wart can cause the virus to spread easily. Warts are most common on the hands, fingers, feet, and genitals.

Warts are usually skin-colored, hard, and can be rough and lifted off the skin. There are also dark (brown, gray-black), smooth and soft types. Warts on the soles of the feet are usually skin-colored and flat and can often be mistaken for calluses. These types of warts can be pressed inward and cause pain when you walk.

WHO DO WARTTS MORE COMMON?

Anyone can get warts, but some people have been found to be more prone to contracting the HPV virus. Children, teenagers, nail biters, cuticles, and people with weakened immune systems are at a much higher risk of developing warts.

WHAT IS THE RISK OF WARTTS TRANSFER?

Weak immune system

Sexual contact – genital warts can easily be transmitted through contact.

Cuts and wounds on the skin – facilitate the transmission of the wart virus

Common rooms; Pool, Turkish bath, spa, bath, shower, toilet

Hairdressers, beauty salons that do not pay attention to hygiene

Frequently used towels, bathrobes, slippers, shoes, etc. Items that can come into contact with the wart

Direct contact with the wart – shake hands or touch someone with the wart

Habit of biting nails

Weakness in the body’s resistance due to fatigue, insomnia, stress, malnutrition, diet, anemia, etc.

HOW DOES THE WAR TREATMENT WORK?

What is the best wart remedy for wart treatment, what is the best wart cream and do you treat warts with a laser? The main aim of wart treatment is to remove warts on the skin. The dermatologist will determine the treatment plan based on the number of lesions, the area and extent of the patient, and the age of the patient.

First, topical creams and solutions may be preferred in treating warts. Topical treatments may be preferred first, especially in pediatric patients and the elderly, although very successful results are not always achieved.

WART TREATMENT WITH LASER

Warts can be treated very successfully with CO2 lasers.

ELECTROCOTERIZATION COMBUSTION TREATMENT

Wart bases can be treated by burning them with a local anesthetic after numbing them. Electrocautery procedures; It is the most preferred treatment method for warts and it gives very successful results.

WAR TREATMENT WITH CRYOTHERAPY FREEZING METHOD

Warts can be successfully treated by freezing them with liquid nitrogen.

TREATMENT OF GENITAL WARTS

All treatment options also apply to this region. Because genital warts are generally transmitted sexually; It is classified as a sexually transmitted disease and the patient should be warned about this. Multi-partnering and unsupervised sex can lead to greater dangers. Stimulating the patient in this regard is actually the most important part of the treatment. Topical treatments, laser treatment, cauterization method, or cryotherapy (freezing method) can be used. Any patient who applies with genital warts should have a full checkup for other sexually transmitted diseases.

WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE REPRODUCTION OF WARTS?

Since warts are usually transmitted from public areas, absolute hygiene must be observed in public areas. Do not walk barefoot in Turkish baths, saunas or gyms without slippers; For protection, it is important not to use ordinary towels or use public toilets unless absolutely necessary. Since the wart virus usually enters our body through an incision and abrasion, it is necessary to treat small abrasions and wounds on our body well and treat these areas as soon as possible.

Our general health is important as warts cause disease in our bodies at a time when our body resistance is low. A good night’s sleep, a healthy diet, no smoking and drinking, drinking plenty of water, and exercising generally keep us healthy and prevent us from getting warts easily on our bodies.

PRICE OF A WAR TREATMENT?

The price of wart treatment varies depending on the area and number of warts affected. You can contact us on 0090/212 215 54 99 for information on the price of wart treatment.
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