29 Ways to Get Rid of Warts

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1. Grey Duct Tape

Cover your warts with grey or silver duct tape to kill your warts by suffocating them!

Black electrical tape or gorilla tape will probably work just as well but… Grey duct tape was used in studies where using tape was successful at getting rid of warts. Clear tape was used in unsuccessful studies.

To use duct tape to get rid of warts,

2. Go Bananas

Warts are partly caused by you being low in potassium, so eating bananas and other foods high in potassium can get rid of warts within 2 weeks.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar

The main reason Apple Cider Vinegar is so good for getting of warts is because it's also high in potassium but with apple cider vinegar,

4. L-Lysine

Like potassium… L-Lysine strengthens your immune system. A diet low in L-lysine can lead to warts.

Taking L-lysine supplements or eating more foods that are high in L-Lysine like salmon, beef, chicken & yogurt will help prevent and get rid of warts

5. Immune Boosting Herbs

Take immune boosting herbs like Astragalus, Bayberry, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Schizandra and/or Elderberry to prevent and get rid of warts.

6. Basil

basil warts

Tape crushed basil to your warts using waterproof tape, medical tape or cover it with a bandage. Keep doing this everyday for at least 1-to-2 weeks until the wart is gone.

Basil has several antiviral compounds that'll kill off the wart.

7. Aloe

Take the juice from an Aloe Vera plant and apply it to your warts. The malic acid contained in the Aloe will get rid of the warts.

Once you've placed the aloe juice on your wart, cover it with a bandage and do this daily until your wart is gone.

8. Zinc

Taking zinc daily and/or including more foods high in zinc in your diet boosts your immune system to fight off the virus causing warts.

Once your immune system has improved with more zinc in your diet… You're less likely to have any warts come back.

9. Garlic

Because of the antiviral, antibacterial & antifungal properties in garlic,

10. Castor Oil

Castor Oil has an acidic nature that will remove your warts. Take a cotton ball dabbed in castor oil & place it on your wart with a bandage daily for at least 2 weeks.

11. Lemon Oil

Lemon oil is a disinfectant that'll kill the HPV virus causing warts. Lemon oil has a high concentration of d-limoen which breaks down warts.

To get rid of warts with lemon oil… Place a few drops of lemon oil on the wart 2-to-3 times per day.

12. Nail Polish

Nail polish works the same way duct tape does because after you coat the wart with clear nail polish 2-to-3 times per day… You'll cut off the oxygen to the wart suffocating it until it goes away within 2-to-3 weeks.

13. Chalk or Superglue

2 more things you can use to cut off oxygen to your warts is chalk or superglue.

Rub your wart with chalk until it is colored completely in chalk or… Apply the glue until the wart is completely covered and repeat daily until the wart is gone.

14. Pineapples & Papayas

Pineapples & papayas have enzymes that dissolve and eat away your warts.

Soak your warts in pineapple or papaya juice or… Place the pulp of a pineapple or papaya on your wart with a bandage for at least 2 hours.

15. Vitamin C

Take a paste made from crushed vitamin c tablets and water and apply it to your wart covered with tape. Vitamin C is acidic enough remove warts.

Taking Vitamin C or getting more Vitamin C in your diet will help prevent future outbreaks of warts.

16. Snitch on your warts

You can let your body know you have warts so it can build up enough antibodies to destroy the virus causing warts and to do this,

17. Bring the Heat

Use a heating pad on your warts for 30 minutes 2-to-4 times per day to get rid of warts, but don't use too much heat over 140°F (60°C)

Soaking your warts in hot water also works. Soak your warts in hot water with apple cider vinegar added for faster results.

18. Spit on Them

Before you brush your teeth, drink or eat in the morning spit directly on your warts & rub it in everyday.

The saliva in your spit contains chemicals (like histatin) that speeds up wound healing which will also aid as an antiviral agent to fight warts.

19. Your Diet

Maintain a diet that boosts your immune system by avoiding processed foods and including more natural, organic & unprocessed foods in your diet.

Get more potassium and zinc in your diet as well because a good immune system will help prevent warts from reoccurring and spreading.

20. Patience

Warts aren't harmful, they should go away on their own untreated after 6-to-18 months and no matter what method you choose on this page outside of surgery…

Its going to take at least 2-to-6 weeks to get rid of warts.

4 Over-The-Counter Methods

aspirin for warts

21. Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid will easily get rid of your warts because its a keratolytic which dissolves the keratin protein warts are made up of.

The best way to use Salicylic Acid to get rid of warts is to use salicylic acid wart removal products like Compound W or PediFix Wart STICK

22. Aspirin

The main ingredient of Aspirin is Salicylic Acid so… Crush Aspirin up into powder, mix it with a few drops of water, place it on your wart, cover it up with a bandage and leave it on overnight.

23. Freeze It

Freeze your warts with products like Dr. Scholl's Wart Remover or Compound W Freeze Off

24. Betadine

Betadine has antibiotics that'll kill the virus responsible for warts.

Wash the area with warm water, make sure it's completely clean, apply Betadine after drying, cover it with a bandage all day or overnight. Apply betadine twice a day for faster results.

5 Medical Treatments

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Surgically removal of warts with lasers

Surgery should be the last resort for wart removal unless your warts are large, uncomfortable or painful because even with expensive surgery There's always a chance you'll have a reoccurrence of warts.

25. Aldara

Aldara (or imiquimod) is an expensive treatment administered by your doctor to stimulate your immune system into fighting off warts.

26. High Grade Freezing

This treatment is many times stronger than Over-The-Counter freezing kits like Compound W Freeze Off where your dermatologist may use liquid nitrogen to freeze off the wart at an extremely low temperature of -320°F or -196°C

Your at home freezing kit will only get as cold as -70°F or -57°C.

27. Burn Them Off

Lasers or electrical burning (cautery) can be used but scarring is possible with these methods.

28. Excision

The wart is cut out in a painful procedure and scarring will most certainly be a result.

29. Injections

Injections of candida (or yeast) or bleomycin (which is a chemotherapeutic agent used in cancer treatments) are effective wart treatments.

Other prescription medications

You can have your doctor prescribe you podofilox (Condylox), trichloroacetic acid, 5-fluorouracil cream or cantharidin.

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