Warts are the benign skin growths of the skin caused by the infection with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) . the virus infects the top layer of the skin and these growths have appears. Wart virus are contagious and can spread by contact with wart or something that touched the wart.
Warts have a hard surface and often a tiny black dot in the middle of each scaly spot due to thrombosed capillary blood vessels. Warts are common in childhood and are spread by direct contact or autoinocculation. This means when the wart is scracthed , the viral particles may spread to another area of the skin.
Different types of warts
The warts are classified according to their size, shape and location.
Common Warts – these appaears on the hands , knees , leg and face.
Flat Warts – These are flat in shape and will bo of the skin colour.
Planter Warts – Generally found on the soles of the feet and may be painful.
Filiform Warts – These appears on the face , close to eyelids or lips and are thread like or finger like in shape.
Mosaic Warts – Planter warts found in cluster are called mosaic warts.
Genital warts – appears on the genital area and mostly sexually trnsmitted.
CAUSES OF VIRAL WARTS
According to Ayurveda the cause of warts are aggravation of the any of three doshas which causes growth on the skin , Kapha is the main reason of growth ann Pitta ans Vata also gets disturbed and shows their signs .
The Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) is the cause of viral warts. The moisture accumulated on the skin increases the chance of warts. You may get warts like Planter Warts from public swimming pools.
AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR VIRAL WARTS
Ayurveda have many herbs , Oils and cremas for the warts.
Warts Oil made by our centre is the most effective oil for the growths and warts treatments. Apply this oil to the effective area and put soaked cotton with oil on it , use it daily and after few weaks warts gets disappeared.
No specific diet regieme is recommended for warts but hyegine is very important.
The useful hersb for warts are -
Banaya ( Ficus religiosa ) – leaves of banaya tree are very effective for warts treatment.
Dandelion ( Taraxacum officinale ) – cut the end of the dandelion root and rubbed onto the wart so that the milky sap mrubs on the warts , whithin few days warts shed off.
Euphorbis ( Euphorbia hirta )-
The plant is ground into a paste and aplied onto the warty skin . the milky jucie exuded by this plant is good in the treatment of warts.
Indian Sorrel ( Oxalis corniculata )-
The leaves are used for the treatment of the warts . the paste of the leaves are applied on to the warts. Results came out after few weeks.
Rough Chaff ( Achyranthes aspera) –
The ash of the rough chaff is rubbed over the warts .
Tea leaf oil and Amalki are also applied on the warts to get better results.
VIRAL SKIN INFECTIONS
Measels , German Measels ( Rubella ) , Chicken Pox , Fifth disease ( Erythema infectiosum ) , Roseola ( Erythema subitum ) , infectious mononucleosis ( Ebstein Barr Virus ) , Pityriasis Rosea , Hand foot and mouth disease , Gianotti – Crosti syndrome , Laterothoracic exanthem , Small Pox , Cowpox , Chikungunya Fever , Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever , Epidermodysplasis verruciformis , HIV , Rickettsial disease , Yellow fever
Localised Skin conditions caused by viral infections
Herpes Simplex , Genital herpes , Eczema herpeticum
Viral warts , Genital warts , Condylomas and Squamous cell papillomas
Viral hepatitis may give rahes like
Erythema multiformin , Erythema nodosum and Kawasaki disease.