Warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). Warts are not a critical issue, but they are ugly and they can be painful at times.. There are more than 100 types of human papilloma virus. Almost all types of HPV generate harmless warts that appear on your hands or feet. Some warts that appear in the skin of women, called genital warts, can lead to cervical cancer or a potentially fatal disease. The various types of warts are common warts, plantar warts, flat warts, filiform warts and periungual warts. One home remedy to remove warts is to place garlic on the wart and tape it for 15 minutes a day. In a week's time the wart will disappear. It is important to consult a dermatologist if you want to remove warts from your face or body. During the treatment if you notice bleeding or signs of infection, such as pus or scabbing, around a wart, consult a doctor imediately. Wart removal surgery is must If the patietnt is suffering from diabetes or an immune deficiency, such as HIV/AIDS. Warts can be removed using the freezing treatments where concentrated liquid nitrogen (cold air) is sprayed onto your warts. Freezing treatment is a good choice if you want to try to remove a wart quickly. Applying salicylic acid on warts every day can also help in its removal.