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Treating Warts with Apple Cider Vinegar

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Treating Warts With Apple Cider Vinegar

Warts can be treated in many different ways. In this article we outline the methods, their guides and our advice. Apple cider vinegar is the most natural option. Due to our ethical ethos, we advise our clients to consider this method prior to others.

What are warts?

Warts are a type of skin infection. They are commonly found in some individuals and can appear anywhere over the body. They appear as crusty lesions over the skin, some people have a single wart or a few within a specific area. If you are unsure whether you have a wart, please consult someone so that correct diagnosis is made. An individual can supplement their self care (see our article about the 7 healthy skin steps) and it may vanish without treatment.

Over The Counter Treatments

You can purchase topical treatments which involve the freezing of the wart, such as Wartner, which can be purchased over the counter at chemists and online, without needing a prescription. This is not recommended for facial use as it may cause superficial or permanent scarring. If you decide to try the chemical method, please ensure that skincare is also done – applying a regular emollient to ensure safe healing and healthy skin. We always recommend using small amounts of our 100% natural Tone and Defence Skin Oil.

Visiting The Doctor

Due to NHS budgets, there is a variation in what your GP can offer you. Some clients have experienced steroid creams being given. Steroid creams thin the skin and can work in some cases. In other cases, the patient has been given an antibiotic cream – which does not work well unless there is a bacterial infection. A viral infection of the skin causes warts. Antibiotics work on bacteria, which in rare cases occur with the wart – in this case, the bacterial infection remedy will still leave a wart.

Try it 100% Natural With Apple Cider Vinegar.

Natural remedies do work! They can work slower than other methods, but there are no long-term side effects on health. Apple cider vinegar has many beneficial health properties. The use of apple cider vinegar has shown many skin condition improvements.

When using apple cider vinegar for warts:

We would initially advise you to patch-test the skin to ensure it will not irritate. This can be done by applying a tiny amount and leaving for a few days before carrying out repeat applications.

  • Be patient and do not expect speedy results (although, in some cases, they can respond after a few weeks). It may take a few months for them to disappear, especially if you have had them for a long time.
  • Always ensure the skin surface is not broken/wounded/surface is intact, clean and dry before application.
  • Apply twice daily using a cotton wool bud (swab stick), usually after washing, morning and night.
  • After applying the apple cider vinegar, wait a few minutes and then apply a drop of our Tone and Defence Skin Oil to nourish the skin.
  • Then, be patient and repeat daily.

In cases of using the apple cider vinegar on warts or dry skin on the feet, you can hold it on for a bit longer and file gently with an emery board before application. When filing, go over it once or twice, not thoroughly – to allow deeper penetration into the skin.

One of our psychologists at Clear Medical had a wart on her facial cheek, before writing her an email with advice. We verbally mentioned that apple cider vinegar works. She held a cotton wool pad drenched in apple cider vinegar on her skin while watching Eastenders. We saw her after this, and she had scabbing due to burning her skin.

Apple Cider Vinegar is very safe; please follow the instructions for use above for safe, healthy and radiant skin.

Treatment at the Clear Medical Clinic

We carry out wart removal using cryotherapy, the controlled destruction of the infected skin tissue. The results are faster, and improvement and healing take less time.

If you have any questions about anything discussed in this article or would like to arrange a cryotherapy booking, please do not hesitate to contact us.