Warts are the bumps of dead skin tissue that is caused by a virus. Most of it is caused by the HPV or human papilloma virus but it is also caused by other viruses too. It is highly contagious in nature and it can be transmitted through the direct contact with other people who have warts. It usually occurs in children and young adults and is found nearly on any part of the body. If you have warts on your feet then you must be looking for ways to get rid of it.
Here are some ways on how to get rid of warts on feet:
- Salicylic Acid
You should use salicylic acid to burn off the warts. You should soak your feet in some lukewarm water for around 5 minutes before applying it. Yu should use this daily. In every few days you should clean the treated area with an emery board or a pumice stone to remove the dead tissue. This should be repeated daily.
- Freezer Burn
Another great way to get rid of warts is by freezing the warts with liquid nitrogen. For this, up to 4 treatments may be necessary. A blister is been formed around the wart by using the liquid nitrogen but it will fall off eventually. You should not try to freeze the warts with ice cubes.
You should soak one cotton ball in the vinegar and then apply it on to the verruca and leave it overnight. Now place the cotton on the wart and then wrap it firmly with the gauze and tape it so that it does not fall off.
- Banana Peel
You should cut a banana peel in to square that should be big enough to cover your verruca and you should now place soft side of it on the verruca. You should now bind it so that it does not fall off.
- Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is very good in order to treat the warts. You should soak some tea tree oil in a cotton ball and then apply it on the affected area for few days in order to get rid of it.
Onion is very beneficial for treating wart naturally. You should grind an onion and then apply its juice on the affected area as often as possible in order to get rid of it.
- Duct Tape
It seems to be unusual but duct tape is very good to get rid of warts. You should apply a piece of duct tape over the warts. Wear it throughout the day and remove it overnight. Do this daily until your warts vanish.
- Oregano Oil
You should use a pumice stone to exfoliate the wart gently. You should soak your foot in warm water along with some apple cider vinegar. Now, dry your feet thoroughly. Apply two drops of oregano oil over the warts. Cut the duct tape and cover the wart with it. Repeat this procedure daily until your warts comes off.