Flat warts on the face: what to do with them?
Welcome, guests of our portal. Unfortunately, many people are faced with such unpleasant disease as warts. They come in different types and forms.
Today we want to talk about flat warts, which often pop up on your face. Who is most susceptible to the manifestation of these tumors and how to treat warts of this type? I hope today’s article will help you to understand these issues.
How are flat warts?
As mentioned above, growths of this kind often appear on the face. In the majority they are benign and do not cause pain.
This is mainly a cosmetic defect that causes many unpleasant feelings. Typically, this disease affects children and adolescents, and treatment of the disease do dermatologists.
Flat warts on the face look like a small hill of an oval or round shape. In size they are from 1 to 3 mm (rarely reach large volumes).
The color of the growths is pinkish-brown or yellow-pink. Quite often small growths merge and affect quite a large area of skin. There are times when it feels itchy.
If you look at the photo below you will see how to look like flat warts.
The causes of such entities
Almost any kind of warts, including flat, occurs due to activation in the body papillomavirus. You can say it is the most harmless manifestation of it.
If flat growths occur in the child, in most cases, this is due to hormonal changes in the body.
After such diseases children develop immunity in older age are virtually eliminated re-occurrence of such flat growths.
There are other reasons that give impetus to the formation of these tumors:
- Excessive sweating;
- Failure to comply with rules of hygiene;
- SARS and other respiratory diseases;
- Incorrect use of the razor;
- Other factors that contribute to decreased immunity.
In adolescence because of the hormone secreted sebum and in excess, leading to acne, pustular lesions and other changes that encourage the development of HPV.
The treatment of entities of this type
As a rule, flat growths disappear on their own after some time. This happens usually after a couple of months or half a year.
For only observe. However, there are times when it is better to cure in order to avoid unpleasant consequences.
If you notice the following indications, please contact a specialist:
- Flat wart began to grow actively;
- There were signs of other growths, which gradually merge into a group;
- Growth became uneven color;
- The tumor was bleeding, or showed any expressions.
How to display flat growths?
If the warts are located on the face cause discomfort, it is best to remove them. Now in modern clinics are a lot of methods that help to quickly and efficiently carry out removal of tumors of this kind.
Usually used laser resurfacing or radio wave method. This is the most efficient and effective methods of treatment of growths on my face today.
Remember, growths on the face, especially teenagers, cannot be removed with liquid nitrogen Solkoderm or Superchatel.
This is due to the fact that the skin on the face is very thin, and after exposing it to the above aggressive methods, the face may remain visible scar that is not easy to remove.
Is it possible to get rid of these growths with the help of ointments? Some help oxolinic ointment. This is a very good antiviral, however, it is better to use it only in the complex treatment.
Traditional methods of treatment
Many patients left positive comments on some non-traditional methods of treatment. Even our grandmothers removed the tumors in these ways.
Probably the most popular folk remedy is the herb Celandine. It is sufficient to lubricate the wart juice. Repeat treatment is several times a day until complete disappearance of the growth.
If you do not have on hand fresh Celandine, you can put a cotton pad which is soaked in an aqueous infusion of dried plants.
How else can you get rid of flat warts without going to the doctor? Another good method of home treatment is garlic. You can just lubricate neoplasm cut a clove of this product or to make it a mush.
It is sufficient to repeat such manipulations several times a day. If you are afraid that the smell of garlic will chase you all day, mates after work and before bed.
Therapy diseases in children
In fact, all of the above methods are also suitable for baby skin. Only if you are being treated Celandine, be careful when applying it on the face, as its juice is very poisonous.
Avoid contact with healthy areas and mucous membranes. For kids it is better to choose another method of wart removal.
In addition to the above measures, you need to increase immunity. Copes with this role med, immunomodulatory drugs, vitamin complexes, decoctions of medicinal herbs.
Also watch out for baby’s skin. For teenagers buy a special cleanser that prevents increased greasiness and sweating. Also teach your sons how to properly use shaving accessories.
Still, we urge you not to self-medicate but to consult the dermatologist. Some people do not help folk treatment methods, because everyone’s body is different.
First, you need to deal with the causes of warts on the face, and then to remove them. Be healthy!
Author: Anna Derbeneva (dermatologist)