The name verruca is connected with warts and these warts can be produced on any part of the human body. There are many reasons for their creation, but the most common cause is a virus which enters the upper region of the skin and produces and infection. The virus which causes verruca is named verruca virus, and it is transferred incredibly easily, so be careful when having this problem especially since it can expand to other areas such as hands and feet. When it comes to the problems that this condition one may create the most common symptoms which includes black dots, created by bleeding blood vessels in the center area of the verruca. Warts can be created during the night and disappear in the morning, and usually there is one big verruca surrounded by a number of smaller ones.
Children are even more easily affected by this condition. But they are eliminated more quickly after several years. This period of elimination is much longer in adults. Also when pain is concerned, it can be great if the location of the verruca is on the weight bearing spot. Treatment is very difficult since this problem can be persistent. There are many different treatments available. We will say a few words about the treatment at home. It is important not to touch verruca, put waterproof plaster on the wart, do not walk barefoot, be careful when using preparations with salicylic (it can destroy cells) and apply emery board on the spot every day. If this does not help you will have to visit podiatrist and the treatment that he will suggest includes homeopathic remedies, since natural remedies for this condition are possible, and showing you what to do at your home to reduce the pain. Caustic therapy which consists of putting extremely strong chemicals which will eliminate the verruca, padding – which shall decrease the pressure on the wart, or cryotherapy (when extremely low temperatures are used to destroy the troubling verruca) may also be suggested. And even if these treatments are not successful, podiatrist will send you to the dermatologist. There are some ways by which the problem can be prevented. You will have to be sure that the condition is not spread, if somebody from your household has verruca. Always clean everything this patient has touched and everybody should wear something on the feet. This advice will need to be followed in the outdoors too. Never leave your house barefooted, since the virus can be contracted just anywhere.