Have warts removed
A distinction is made between different types of warts depending on the location, form or infection of the wart virus.
Thus, there are plantar warts, genital warts and dell warts.
A neoplasm on the skin that is mistakenly called a wart must be examined by a dermatologist and treated quite differently.
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Treat and remove warts
Tinctures or wart plasters are used for the usual removal of warts. In the dermatologist's office, warts are dabbed with a special acid and then scraped off. In stubborn cases, surgery or laser treatment may be necessary for wart treatment.
Plantar warts occur on the sole of the foot. If they grow inwards, they are difficult to treat in the heel area. Deeply ingrown plantar warts are very painful due to the pressure when walking.
In the genital area or on the buttocks, these are usually genital warts (condylomas). These are not only annoying, but can also lead to cancer if they persist for a long time. Genital warts must therefore always be consistently removed.
The treatment of genital warts depends very much on the individual findings, but is usually carried out with a laser.
Far more harmless and predominantly found in children are the molluscs, also called dell warts or swimming pool warts. These small spherical warts are very contagious and should therefore be removed completely if they do not heal on their own within a short time.
Tinctures or similar are usually not very effective because they irritate the surrounding skin too much. A complete and painless removal of the molluscs is possible after a pre-treatment of the infested skin areas with an anaesthetic ointment, which has to act under a plaster for one hour before the treatment.
Costs of wart treatment
Serious statements about the treatment costs of warts can only be made after a personal presentation and an examination.
Frequently asked questions about warts
The wart is a sharply defined benign skin growth that can be shaped in different ways and usually has a rough surface.
Warts can develop and appear on all parts of the body, but often on fingers, elbows, knees, face, scalp, feet or genitals. They are unpredictable and often difficult to treat, and occasionally disappear on their own without treatment.
Warts are caused by infection with different wart viruses. They are therefore very contagious. Even the smallest injuries to the skin are enough to allow the wart viruses to enter the body.
Warts only have a chance to spread on the body when they encounter pre-damaged skin and a weakened immune system.
Since warts look unattractive and sometimes hurt, they are not only cosmetic but often also psychological problems for those affected.