Warts are ugly, stubborn, and contagious. They can cause discomfort with every step and often become infected. They’re caused by a viral infection of the skin that usually finds its way into the body through a crack in the skin.
Children and teenagers are the most frequent wart sufferers and are somewhat rare in adults. In fact, many adults think that they have warts and get treated for them. But what they actually have are calluses.
The wart medications you find on the shelf at your local pharmacy are not very effective and often contain acids that can burn your skin. So stay away from them. Warts are caused by a virus, and the only way to get rid of the wart is to get rid of the virus. For that, you need to see a podiatrist.
At our office, we first make sure that what you think is a wart, is actually a wart! After that, Dr. Baldinger will determine which treatment option is best for you based on the size, location, and the number of warts.
Dr. Baldinger will not only remove your wart, but he will treat the cause (the virus), too. If your wart must be surgically removed, don’t worry. It’s a virtually painless procedure.
If You Or Your Child Is Tired Of Warts, It’s Time To See Dr. Baldinger!