A verruca is a virus. Cryotherapy is a liquid nitrogen procedure that produces a short sharp shock to the cells by freezing them. This destroys the affected area and tissue cells.
Jacqui Bannister is the former owner and senior advanced skin therapist of an award-winning clinic in south Hertfordshire. She is highly experienced in this field, having carried out hundreds of Verruca Cryotherapy treatments on adults and children for Verrucas and Warts.
At your free consultation, you will find Jacqui to be empathetic, and let you know the level of expected success and timescales of your treatment results. She will also discuss the cost and prices of your verruca treatment removal at the Beaconsfield Clinic.
It is normal for multiple treatments to be needed. If the verruca is large or has been established for many months, it will take longer for the verruca to be destroyed. Sometimes 4 or even 5 treatments can be required.
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Verrucas are basically warts that occur on the feet. They are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) getting into a small crack in the skin. They may occur as single or multiple skin lesion but can also be seen on the hand. .
Yes, verrucas can spread unless treated early.
It is possible to buy over-the-counter products to treat verrucas. However, these are far less effective than having the verruca treated by professionals such as Skin Revision in Buckinghamshire. The best treatment is medical-grade CryoPen (freezing at -89 degrees) which kills off the supply of the blood that feeds the HPV. It may be that a second treatment will be needed or even a third over a number of months. This will be the case if the verruca is old and has deep roots..
Skin Revision can treat children from the age of 6 years old, providing they are under the supervision of a parent or guardian until the age of 18th.
Yes, there is always a chance a verruca will appear. It is more likely if an individual showers or walks around in bare feet in areas used by the public, such as swimming pools and gyms.