Radiofrequency Removal of Plantar Warts
Radiofrequency or radiowave surgery can be used for minor surgical procedures such as removing thread warts, or growths.It involves the passage of radio waves into the skin to perform the removal or reshaping of a lesion. Different types of electrodes are used depending on the type of lesion, e.g. fine needle, wire loop, scalpel blade etc.
Expect minor swelling, redness, bruising and tenderness in the area for a few days as it heals. There should not however be any bleeding due to the tissue coagulation during treatment.
RadioSurgery background information
Warts can be both upsetting to look at and cause social and psychological unease for those whose face is blighted by such growths. With increases in the occurrence of skin cancers we are well advised to seek professional, medical advice about any growths which appear over night or change dramatically in appearance. Thankfully though, most growths are benign and harmless, and removal is often quick and simple with reassuring cosmetic results.
Warts are infectious growths caused by the Papilloma virus. They are painless and commonly seen as flat, raised or cauliflower like protruding mass of skin. Their size may vary from a barely visible speck in the early stages, to several centimetres in advanced stages. Commonly affected areas are hands, feet and face but any part of the body may be involved due to transfer of infection.
corns are most commonly seen on the feet as hard, skin coloured lumps of dead skin. Large corns press on nerves and may become extremely painful.
Tags are brown, black or skin coloured growths usually seen on the neck and underarms. The tendency to develop tags commonly runs in families and has a hereditary pattern. Tags often get caught in neck ornaments or clothing causing severe pain and infection.
Moles and Wart Removal
Moles or Melanocytic nevi are small often slightly raised blemishes on the skin which are quite dark due to high concentration of melanin in them. Sometimes regarded as "beauty marks" especially when found in women's cheeks, however, these are not always beautiful. Moles are graded as epidermal, junctional/mixed and intradermal nevi, depending upon their level of origin and depth.
Warts are small, round or oval, usually painless growths on the skin caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). These are usually seen on hands, feet, face, forehead and genital areas. They are generally harmless, Mole Removalhowever can be disfiguring and embarrassing, and occasionally they itch or hurt (particularly on the feet).
Moles are treated in a single sitting with the use of radiofrequency, laser or shave excision methods depending upon their level of origin. And, warts are burnt and treated by the technique of radiofrequency ablation. Warts have tendency to recur and may require repeat sessions.
Frequently Asked Questions
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