By: Alex J. Hargreaves, MD, M.D.
Treatment options include both topical and oral therapies.
Treating a facial wart is not easy.
The skin is delicate and sensitive and often reacts to the treatment with swelling, redness and other side effects.
The wart is usually removed with topical medications.
Oral medications have a higher chance of causing irritation.
Some types of topical treatments are available, but some of them can cause skin irritation and other adverse reactions.
The most common side effects are dry skin, red or scaly skin, irritation, and redness.
There are also some types of herbal remedies that may help.
You may also want to try a facial scrub to reduce the chance of irritation.
Some people also report experiencing allergic reactions to some types or amounts of facial hair removal products.
You may also need to consult your doctor if you:Use a different type of facial wart treatment than what your doctor has prescribed.
There may be an allergic reaction to certain ingredients used in the facial wart product.
For example, a product containing rosemary may cause a reaction in some people.
You should also check with your doctor to be sure there is no other underlying condition that might be causing your allergic reaction.
If you are using a face scrub or a facial mist for any of the facial procedures, be sure to wash your hands thoroughly after using it.
Wash your hands after applying the facial scrub or facial mist.
You might need to do this even if you have no other symptoms.
If a facial hair restoration product doesn’t work, consider seeking help from a dermatologist or dermatologist’s assistant.
It may be difficult to get a good diagnosis of your problem.
A dermatologist may be able to give you an alternative treatment, or may be willing to refer you to a specialist.
There is also a risk that your skin may become more sensitive and inflamed as a result of the treatments.
Your doctor may recommend that you stop using the facial product or the facial mist and try a different product or remedy.