Warts are skin growth caused by HPV (human papillomavirus) and there are more than 60 kinds of HPV, which are the reason of warts on the skin.
In most cases, warts do not hurt but sometimes they may be itchy and cause little pain especially foot warts. However, warts can be contagious and spread to other part of the body or to someone else and that is why they should be treated promptly.
Common wart & Plantar warts: with its light brown color or flesh like color, this type of warts have small clotted blood vessels which appear like small black dots.
Flat warts: smaller and flatter than other types of warts and usually occur on face and hands. It is more common among teens and children than in adults.
Genital warts: they appear in the public area, gentiles, and upper thighs.
How to Treat Warts
Warts are better treated to avoid spread out especially in case of the gentile warts.
- Salicylic acid: it is a home-use treatment that works by gradually removing wart layers (dissolving the wart tissue).
- Cryotherapy or freezing: It is done at the doctor clinic by applying nitrogen in liquid form to your wart. Multiple sessions are needed to get rid of the warts.
- Minor surgery: Removing the warts tissue and this may leave a scare.
- Laser treatment for warts removal which we are using in MAG clinic.
MAG clinic using the most effective techniques to remove warts in Dubai from all over the body and can guide you how to live with warts and how to prevent them from spreading, all that you have to do is to call our clinic, dermatology department and schedule your appointment.