What you need to know about removing warts in the mouth
The human papillomavirus (HPV) can infect not only the skin but also the mucous membranes. Warts appear in the mouth, on the tongue, lips and cause a lot of discomfort to his "owner" in the first place — moral.
According to statistics, more than 50% of the population are carriers of HPV, but many it not appear and warts for a long time not felt. But with the weakening of immunity, the virus aktiviziruyutsya and body begin to appear new warts.
Fortunately, on the lips or in the mouth they are fairly rare, but if there are, then hinder the person in everyday life and can interfere with feeding, if located in the mouth or on the tongue.
Before treatment you need to seek the assistance of a dermatologist, who will examine the tumor under a microscope and establish the cause. Wart in my mouth or on the lip can be diagnosed easily, usually enough for visual inspection under a magnifying glass.
Additionally, the doctor can send for testing to determine HPV type and its belonging to the group of oncogenic risk. Biopsy (study material) is assigned only in exceptional cases.
How to treat warts in the mouth
If to treat warts on the skin there are a large number of folk prescriptions and pharmacy medicines, for the removal of papillomas in the mouth, on the cheeks or tongue this list is very limited.
On the lip
Warts on the lip or mouth is not recommended to treat with home recipes. If you only trust folk medicine, it is necessary to choose the most safe:
- While warts in the mouth recommended daily sanitation (rinsing) the mouth fresh potato juice. The procedure takes about an hour before meals, 1 time per day.
- To warts on the lips you can apply a compress soaked in the infusion of the leaves of calendula. It has an antiseptic effect and is well dries the warts.
- Alternatively, you can use a poultice of crushed onions, which have kept the problem areas for 30-60 minutes.
Treatment with traditional recipes may take 1 to 2 weeks. If you feel intense pain — the use of home remedies against warts should be discontinued.