Verruca are caused by the human papova virus, they are
very common and most people will get at least one at some
point during their lifetime.
The virus infects the layer of skin called the epidermis
causing a growth of viral induced skin: the verruca.
Often the body’s own immune system will get rid of
a verruca, this usually takes 6-9 months.
When a verruca is particularly stubborn or painful, intervention
is sometimes needed. This can take the form of a ‘home’
treatment such as Occlusol or Salactol or professional help.
We can treat verruca with a variety of therapies: Freezing,
Electrocautery and electrosurgery, homeopathy and a wide
range caustics and acids.
Treatment depends on the site and size of the verruca
as well as medical history and age and temperament of the
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