Warts are small rounded protuberances that can easily spoil the look of your skin. Moreover warts can be an embarrassing problem. There may be times when you want to cover your hands just because they are affected with warts.
The first thing you must do if you want to get rid of warts is to consult a dermatologist. There may be many options for treating warts. But if you choose to remove your warts, you must also know how to take care of your wounds after the warts have been removed.
Your physician may give you certain directives and dos and don’ts to be followed post wart removal. Nevertheless you will find the following tips on post wart removal care useful. Moreover this information is vital for some people who choose to remove the warts by themselves.
The most important instruction is to keep the wound clean. This is necessary to prevent infection in the affected area. If the wound is not clean properly and regularly, then the wound may get infected and further complicate the healing process. You can use a mild soap and normal water for cleaning the wound. Also, you should be avoiding applying skin care products in the affected areas at least for some time after the warts have been removed. Besides keeping the wound clean, covering the wound is another important way to prevent infection.
Once the skin starts growing it is a sign that the wound is healing and a scab may be formed. When this takes place it is good to leave everything on its own. Slight touching or picking may interrupt in the healing process and it may even cause infection.
There are high chances that the wart removal process could lead to development of scars if the healing process is disturbed. If you don’t mess up with the scab or developing skin the chances are low for having a scar. Obviously, you wouldn’t like to deal with scars after having dealt with warts removal.
It is advisable to consult a physician if the wound is not healing or is painful. Even if it is temporary it is always good to be on the safer side. So with proper knowledge and care nothing might go wrong.