Five Best Treatments For Verrucas & How To Prevent Them

Posted on 15/02/2022 by Room to Grow

Verruca’s, or plantar warts, develop of the soles of the feet and begin because of pressure from standing and walking. They are harmless and often go away on their own. However, they can become too painful to ignore.

How To Get Rid Of A Verruca

Since our bodies are different, one method of treatment might work for you, while another will not. You may wish to try more than one method to see which works best for you.

How to cure verrucas with *Salicylic Acid and Duct Tape

How To Treat A Verruca With Duct Tape

*Salicylic acid is an active ingredient in most over-the-counter wart remedies.

How to cure verrucas with vinegar

How to cure verrucas with onions

Treating A Verruca With Onions

How to cure verrucas with laser treatment

Verucca Laser Treatment

Although this method can be painful and lead to scarring, it has a good potential for destroying the wart. Precisely targeted lasers cauterize the capillaries that carry blood to the wart. Thus, it is starved and dies. This method takes less time than those mentioned previously.

How to treat verrucas with surgery

The doctor uses an anaesthetic for pain and then cuts out the verruca. Scarring can be an issue. However, this is another relatively quick method for removing a verruca.

How To Prevent A Verruca

Verruca’s are viral in nature; the virus invades the skin through cuts or scrapes. They are contagious and often spread on floor surfaces of swimming pools and showers, especially public facilities. The best method of prevention is to avoid direct contact with infected surfaces.

How To Get Rid Of A Verruca

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The key for dealing with verruca’s is to be aware of the potential for contracting the virus that causes them, taking steps to prevent them, and, if you do get one, trying these methods for treatment.

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