If self-treatment is not working and /or the verrucae appears to be getting larger or more painful, you should seek the help of a HCPC registered podiatrist. Additionally, if you have diabetes, poor circulation, are pregnant or any other condition affecting your feet (or your immune system), it is important never to treat verrucae yourself and visit a podiatrist instead. Verruca treatment can break down health tissue and cause wounds.
Our Verruca Treatment
- A foot health assessment to check you are suitable to receive our verrucae treatment.
- A review of your current medication and medical history.
- Gentle removal of the hard skin overlying the verruca in preparation for the application of Silver Nitrate.
- Surrounding skin is protected with a dressing
- Application of Silver nitrate contacting the verrucae for one to two minutes. Distilled water is used as tap water can make the medicine ineffective.
- Once the verrucae has been treated a dressing will be applied.
- It is likely that repeat treatments will be required at weekly intervals
- We can also treat verruca within a Podiatry Treatment
What does a Verruca look like?
Treatment is not Guaranteed
It is important to note that there is no guarantee of treatment successfully treating the verrucae and this can be said of any treatment modality for verrucae. The aim of the treatment is to stimulate your body’s immune system to recognise the virus and to destroy it.