Warts are growth on the skin. Although can be quiet long, most warts will resolve on their own without treatment. Warts is not cancerous. Warts can grow anywhere but usually it grows on hand and feet. There are some type of warts which are common warts, plantar warts, filiform warts, and genital warts.
The charasteristic of warts are small, rough, hard surface, same color with surrounding skin. There are no particular symptoms relating with warts excepts that they are usually cause painful sensation.
The cause of warts is mainly due to Human Papillomavirus or HPV. Risk factors that may increase the risk of warts are :
– Public showers
– Working with meat
– Low immune system
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Acupuncture Treatment For Warts
Warts is a skin disorder. It can be show up at anywhere at human skin. According to the chinese medication practice, warts occur because there are liver blood dryness (due to wind or toxic pathogen attacks) and lack of kidney qi deficiency. To treat this disorder, there are 2 kind of treatment which are internal and external. Acupuncture treatment is categorised as external treatment, The way acupuncture treat wart is by surrounding wart area with needle, pull it up and then inserting needle at the root of the wart.
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