Warts are growths on the skin that occur in response to a viral infection. Warts come from the human papilloma virus , or from one of its 48 different subtypes, and enter the skin by direct contact. They thrive in moist environments but can occur anywhere. Once on the skin these viruses develop into nodules , usually gray-colored, benign protuberances that are highly contagious and easily spread by skin contact. Some warts will disappear over time if the immune system recognizes it as a virus and produces an antibody , but this is very rare. Warts are most effectively treated and removed by dermatologists. Warts are found in multiples, do not bleed or itch, and with the exception of the plantar wart on the foot, do not cause pain. They are most commonly found on the fingers, hands, and soles of the feet. On the hands they are pale with a roughened appearance. Skin lines tend to go around them rather than through them. On the neck and face, warts tend to be small and smooth, while the painfu...
Generic Name: SALICYLIC ACID (KERATOLYTIC) - TOPICAL Pronounced: (SAL-i-SIL-ik) One-Step Wart Remover Top Uses
This medication is used on the skin to treat common skin
and foot (plantar) warts. Salicylic acid helps cause the wart to gradually peel
off. This medication is also used to help remove corns and calluses. This
product should not be used on the face or on moles, birthmarks, warts with hair
growing from them, or genital/anal warts.
Salicylic acid is a keratolytic. It belongs to the same
class of drugs as aspirin (salicylates). It works by increasing the amount of
moisture in the skin and dissolving the substance that causes the skin cells to
stick together. This makes it easier to shed the skin cells. Warts are caused
by a virus. Salicylic acid does not affect the virus.
How To Use One-Step Wart Remover Top
Follow all directions on the product package. If you are
uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or
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