What should you expect during and after a wart removal procedure?

Common skin growths called warts are brought on by viral infections. They can appear everywhere on the body. Genital Warts and Cluster warts are very common. But the hands, feet, and face are where Warts are most frequently found. Even while warts are mostly painless, some people find them unattractive and uncomfortable. In certain instances, warts can be cancerous. 

It’s important to understand what to expect before, during, and after the Wart Removal treatment if you wish to have a wart removed safely and professionally at the Harley Street Dermatology Clinic, Revitalise London, t his is a summary of what to expect: 

During the Procedure:

The majority of wart removal procedures at the Revitalise London Dermatology Clinic are quick and simple. The exact procedure will be determined by the size, location, and type of wart, however these are some standard techniques which our Harley Street Dermatologists would recommend: 

Cryotherapy Wart Removal – Liquid nitrogen is used in cryotherapy to freeze the wart, which causes it to blister and fall off. 

Electrocautery Wart Removal – This method entails burning the wart with an electrical current. The would destroy the wart itself. 

Wart Excision – The surgical wart excision entails using a surgical knife to remove the wart. This is usually the most effective wart removal treatment to ensure the wart does not grow back or spread to other places on your body.

Laser therapy Wart Removal  – In this procedure, the wart is treated with a laser.  

The majority of wart removal treatments are carried out while the wart’s surrounding area is numbed by local anesthetic. The Wart Removal  Harley Street experience at Revitalise London Dermatology Clinic is carried out by experienced and renowned dermatologists. The procedure itself will be a totally pain-free Wart Removal.    

After the procedure:

The treated area may be uncomfortable or tender for a few days following the procedure. Also, you can see some blistering, swelling, or redness. This is typical and will eventually get better on its own. 

On how to take care of the treated region, you will receive detailed instructions, which may include: 

  1. Keeping the area dry and clean. 
  2. Avoiding intensive exercise for a couple of days. 
  3. Using an antibiotic cream or ointment. 
  4. Applying a bandage to the area. 

To totally remove the wart, it may occasionally take several treatments unless you surgical remove the wart. Surgical Wart Removals are typically the most efficient method of removal and prevents regrowths.  Your dermatologist will go over your treatment plan with you and give you recommendations on when to make follow-up consultations. 

In conclusion, wart removal procedures at the Revitalise London Dermatology Clinic is a trusted and effective approach to get rid of bothersome and unsightly warts. It’s crucial to review your options with a skilled Harley Street dermatologist before deciding on a wart removal procedure and to be aware of what to expect both during and after the procedure. Our Unrivalled patient care will continue after the procedure with a routine follow-up call and appointment to ensure any queries or questions are answered.