How to Get Rid of Flat Warts

The skin is prone to infections since it is the outermost part layer of the human’s body which protects everything inside the anatomy of the living. It is also prone to damages that might lead to complications and worst would be death. But skin warts is not life-threatening even if this is the most common skin condition a person might have.

What are Flat Warts?

Flat wart is a type of wart that you might get when you grow. This wart usually appears on the legs, arms, neck, back of the hands or the face. They are small and is usually many in one area. As the name implies, it has a flat top and can be light yellow, light brown, or pink. Flat warts usually occur mostly in childhood or adolescence gaining another name as a “juvenile wart”.

How to Treat Flat Warts

There are ways to get rid of flat warts that you can do alone or ask a supervision of a physician. Flat warts may disappear on their own without treatment but it is better to at least do and treat it before it complicates. Other warts have harsh treatments which are not applicable to treat flat warts since it commonly appears on the face and the medication might leave a scar.

If you are planning to treat flat warts, you need to seek assistance with a doctor you can trust to prescribe you topical creams which can help you speed up the healing process. This cream is irritant and can cause skin peeling thus removing warts on your face.

  • Retinoic acid 0.05% cream which is also known as tretinoin. Common brands are Tretin-X, Retin-A, Refissa, and AVITA.
  • Imiquimod 5% cream which is found in Zyclara or Aldara.
  • Topical 5-fluorouracil 1% or 5% cream which is common in Tolak, Fluoroflex, Efudex, and Carac