Warts are at the same time a very simple complaint and somewhat mysterious. It is a tissue reaction to a virus, the human papilloma virus (HPV). This has been known since before had developed antiviral drugs (and still no antiviral HPV that cause common warts).
What is surprising is that many different treatments can sometimes work. For all we know, there are no treatments work all the time. Plantar warts are often quite resistant to treatment, and so are the warts around the fingernails that concerned this reader:
P who had warts nails for 19 years. The dermatologist first electrically burned and then frozen with liquid nitrogen. He even tried acid.
Nothing worked. Warts returned
Getting rid of warts Fingernail :.
Finally I decided to try a home remedy instead. I applied Vicks VapoRub under and around the nails and then wore rubber gloves to bed. It took a while, but now I have the healthy hands.
A. growths that form around or under fingernails are called periungual warts, warts doctorspeak for the nail. nail biters are especially prone to develop these difficult lesions to treat.
Dermatologists use a variety of techniques to treat periungual warts, including a laser procedure, surgery, acid applications or injections of a chemotherapy drug called bleomycin. All of these approaches can be painful, however
Multiple uses of Vicks VapoRub :.
People have used Vicks VapoRub for many types of skin problems including nail fungus, paper cuts, mosquito bites and dander. Theirs is the first report we received from success with Vicks for periungual warts.
appreciate this unique approach, but warn that it may not work for everyone. We offer a range of other remedies warts in our book Quick and practical home remedies . Some of them may also work for warts of the nail.