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Warts Treatment in Chelmsford

Small, harmless rough growths on the skin caused by a viral infection.

Common Causes of Warts

Warts are harmless but can be bothersome or unsightly, developing most frequently on hands and feet. Here are the causes:

HPV Infection: Warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) which can enter the body through cuts or breaks in the skin.

Direct Contact: Warts are highly contagious and can be spread through direct contact with an infected person's warts.

Autoinoculation: This occurs when warts spread from one area of the body to another through scratching or touching.

Weakened Immune System: A weakened immune system can make it easier for the HPV virus to cause warts.

Unsanitary Conditions: Wart-causing viruses thrive in warm, moist environments such as public swimming pools and locker rooms with unsanitary conditions.  So, coming into contact with these surfaces increases your risk of getting warts.

Age: Children and teenagers are more prone to developing warts, likely due to their still-developing immune systems. However, anyone can develop warts at any age.

Genetics: Some people may be genetically predisposed to developing warts due to inherited traits.

Help with Warts

At Charlotte Cole Skincare, we offer professional and effective treatments for warts at our Chelmsford clinic. We understand that having warts can be frustrating and embarrassing, which is why we strive to provide the best results for our clients.

Our experienced skincare specialists use various methods to treat warts, including cryotherapy (freezing). This method is safe, minimally invasive, and have a high success rate in removing warts.

We also offer personalised skincare plans to help prevent the recurrence of warts, as well as improve the overall health and appearance of your skin.

By combining our expertise with state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, we aim to provide our clients with the best possible outcome in treating their warts.

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Warts Treatment FAQ’s

Are there any side effects to wart removal treatments?

In most cases, the only side effect experienced is mild discomfort during or after the treatment. However, following proper aftercare instructions can help minimize any potential side effects.

How long does it take for warts to go away after treatment?

This can vary depending on the size and location of the wart, as well as the chosen treatment method. Generally, most warts will disappear within a few weeks after treatment.

Will my warts come back after treatment?

While our treatments have a high success rate in removing warts, there is always a possibility of recurrence. This can be minimised by following our skincare recommendations and maintaining good hygiene practices.

Can I remove warts at home?

It is not recommended to try removing warts at home as it may cause further infection or scarring. It is best to seek professional treatment from a qualified skincare specialist.

How do I know if I have warts?

Warts are usually easy to identify as they appear as small, raised bumps on the skin. However, it is always best to consult with a skincare specialist for an accurate diagnosis.

Is there anything I can do to prevent getting warts?

There are some preventative measures that can be taken, such as avoiding contact with an infected person's warts, wearing protective footwear in public areas, and maintaining good overall hygiene.