Common Warts (also called Verruca) are raised bumps on your skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Types of warts include Common warts, which often appear on your fingers, Plantar warts, which show up on the soles of your feet Genital warts, which are a sexually transmitted disease, Flat warts, which appear in places you shave frequently.
Most common warts go away without treatment, though it may take a year or two and new ones may develop. The goals of treatment are to destroy the wart, stimulate an immune system response to fight the virus, or both. The average HPV infection lasts 7.5 months, though the average infection by the cancer-causing HPV 16 lasts 12 months, the study said.
To estimate the prevalence of the virus, Florida researchers checked for HPV infection in 1,159 men, ages 18 to 70, every six months for two years. The men, from the United States, Brazil and Mexico, were all HIV-negative and had no history of cancer. The goals of treatment are to destroy the wart, stimulate an immune system response to fight the virus, or both. Stronger peeling medicine (salicylic acid), Freezing (cryotherapy), Other acids, Laser treatment "