All About Warts and the Procedure to Remove It with their Side-effects

Warts can be one of the most irritating bumps on your skin, which may look hard and fleshy from the outside.

They occur on the skin or the mucous membrane that is small enough, but easily visible. They are mainly caused by the Papillomavirus, which is a main causative pathogen.

Warts can appear on any part of the body, but are mainly found on the hand, feet and genital areas. They may appear singly or in groups.

They can even spread from one part to another or from one person to another. Therefore, it is advisable for a 脫疣before it spreads further.

At Retens, they make use of laser technology to remove warts. This is completely safe and less painful.

The professionals here are all well-experienced having more than 10 years of experience. They perform all the aesthetic procedures with high-end technology with utmost care for the patients.

Different types of warts

Warts can be differentiated based on the type of virus affecting the body:

  • Digitate or filiform warts are those thread-like warts found on the face.
  • Periungual warts that form around the nails.
  • Common warts are kind of roughened surfaces found on the hands.
  • Genital warts that affect the genitalia.
  • Mosaic warts are those tightly clustered warts found on hands and feet.


It is very important to have a correct diagnosis of the t. So here are some methods used to confirm warts:

  • Physical examination
  • Biopsy
  • Laboratory tests
  • Scarping off the upper cover to check for blood clots


Warts are viral infection and therefore respond slowly to antibiotics. Usually, the warts are treated by alleviating the symptoms and then immunizing the body to fight infections. Other than this it can also be removed surgically and non-surgically.

· Surgical treatment

This is done when other treatments don’t work. It includes removing warts with electrosurgery and curettage. But this will depend on the kind of wart this patient has got.

· Non-surgical treatment

This is a painless procedure which is opted on the patient’s request. Mainly the methods here include cryotherapy, immune therapy, laser treatment, cantharidin etc.

This procedure will take a lot of time to remove warts and is not an immediate procedure like surgical procedures do.

· Wart remover

This is a salicylic acid which is a keratolytic (peeling agent) that helps in shredding off the outer layer of the skin.

This comes in the form of topical medicine. However, in rare cases, this may also cause allergic reactions.

Certain precautions need to be taken before you use it. Therefore, it is recommended that you take your 疣醫生 advice before its usage.


Take good care of your wounds and keep them dry and clean. Avoid touching it. Make sure that no other person comes in contact with it as it can spread.

Side effects

Scarring is one of the side-effects. So, if you are worried about the scars remaining behind then you can avoid surgical procedures.

Also, many times warts treatment can lead to infection, especially for people with diabetes or less immune system.

Therefore, such people may look for rigorous treatment methods for curing warts.