Warts (verrucas) caused by the virus, they frequently affect the hands and
feet in some cases warts will disappear on their own and treatment is only
usually required if the walls are painful or unsightly or cause distress.
The topical application of a preparation containing salicylic acid is one
effective method of treating warts.
Apply the topical preparation every day for a number of weeks for best
results following the guidelines on the packet.
What can be transmitted from one person to another if towels are shared
so make sure that separate towels are used within households if
someone is infected.
Do not treat warts on your face on your genital region without speaking to
your doctor first.
Warts (verrucas) Treatment.
Another effective treatment is one that is based on the freezing method that’s been used by doctors and other healthcare professionals for number of years.
This method tends to be a faster way to treat warts.
Application of product will cause the wart to rapidly freeze. It will usually
disappear or fall off within 10 to 14 days leaving behind healthy skin.
Someone stubborn warts may require additional treatments.
Warts (verrucas) Treatment
Treatments may include: acti-freeze, bazuka, Scholl Verruca & wart remover.
Occupational Health Advice:
Multiple warts on the hands can appear unsightly,
appropriate adjustments should be made in the food handling, patient care or
public facing occupations. Specifically high risk in wholesale butchers. Although not a
barrier to this occupation, treatment is needed before commencement. Special
arrangements need to be made where shared showering facilities are used in