A wart is generally a small, rough growth, typically on a human’s hands or feet but often other locations, that can resemble a cauliflower or a solidblister. They are caused by a viral infection, specifically by one of the many types of human papillomavirus (HPV). There are as many as 10 varieties of warts, the most common considered to be mostly harmless. It is possible to get warts from others; they are contagious and usually enter the body in an area of broken skin. They typically disappear after a few months but can last for years and can recur. Almeka provide the best Warts Treatment in kochi.
Time to see the doctor:
You should see your doctor if:
- you have warts on your face or another sensitive part of your body
- notice bleeding or signs of infection, such as pus or scabbing, around a wart
- the wart is painful
- the color of the wart changes
- The warts and diabetes or an immune deficiency, such as HIV/AIDS
Warts are treated at this centre using Nd YAG laser. The colour of the wart will become white immediately after the treatment. There may be a blister formation over the lesion in a few days and it will fall off after 10 to 15 days
Results are excellent even in difficult to treat cases by other treatment modalities.
Usually only single sitting is required. When there is extensive large area is to be treating it may be doing in two sitting with one month interval.
Warts are generally considered non-threatening skin growths resulting from a viral infection. Nevertheless, they may enlarge, reoccur, and impact the appearance and function of the skin.
Individuals aged 18 and above are suitable candidates for advanced aesthetic wart removal treatment at Almeka. However, it is advisable for pregnant and lactating women, as well as critically-ill patients, to refrain from undergoing the procedure.
A wart commonly manifests as a small, rough, brownish skin growth with an uneven surface, measuring a few millimeters in size.
No, the wart removal procedure is not accompanied by pain. Prior to the treatment, dermatologists apply a numbing cream to the targeted area. In certain cases, local anesthetic injections may be administered to alleviate discomfort during the procedure.
Typically, dermatologists at Almeka recommend a single session for wart removal, with a follow-up appointment scheduled after 1-2 weeks. The exact number of sessions required depends on wart size, location, and type.
There is a rare possibility of warts recurring if the viral infection causing them persists. Regular follow-ups with dermatologists at Almeka are recommended to monitor and address any potential recurrence.
During a follow-up appointment, dermatologists at Almeka will assess the healing process, address any concerns, and provide further guidance if necessary.
Common side effects of wart removal may involve a downtime of 7-10 days and post-procedure pigmentation. Dermatologists at Almeka offer post-care support to minimize these side effects.
Dermatologists at Almeka will provide a specific post-treatment care routine tailored to your needs to ensure optimal healing and minimize any potential side effects.