- VERRUCA / WART TREATMENT
Verruca / Plantar Wart
What is it?
A Verruca / Plantar Wart (wart on the underside of the foot) appears as a plaque like lesion (contagious).
Causes / Why does it occur?
Caused by HPV (Human Papillomavirus) which infects the epidermal layer of the skin after a period of incubation. Stress, low immune system, Vitamin D deficiency; shared shoes; towels; baths and showers are known to be contributing factors.
Treated with podiatric care and topical treatment of either silver nitrate or cryofreeze.
This needs to be treated every 2 weeks depending upon the size of the lesion in-order for the size of the Verruca to be reduced.