A wart is a skin lesion caused by a viral infection. They can form anywhere on your body, however feet and toes are among the most common locations to find warts. While not initially life threatening, warts can be painful and uncomfortable and, if left untreated, can spread and lead to infection. At Heel To Toes, we offer wart treatment and removal in Thornhill for our patients. We want to help you get rid of unsightly and uncomfortable warts and make sure they don’t come back.
Get Rid of Your Warts
The most common type of warts to form on your feet are plantar warts. These warts typically resemble calluses, and are characterized by area of raised dry skin with small black dots in the centre. There are many over-the-counter remedies available, but they are only effective some of the time. We will provide you with several options to remove plantar warts including topical medication, freezing using liquid nitrogen and additional surgical procedures.
How to Prevent Warts
There are several steps you can take to prevent warts, including:
While warts sometimes disappear on their own, the virus that causes them remains in your system and will make them to return without proper treatment. Call today to schedule your appointment and learn how we can get rid of your warts permanently.