Learning More About Cryotherapy With Cryotherapy, the living tissue is freeze by a refrigerant sprayed onto the skin in an aerosol form or as a liquid in a probe where the tissue is. This is a good way to enter the underlying skin structure so that the lesion such as warts and skin tags will be freeze. What happens when the living tissue is freeze is the water in the cells expands and burst open that destroys the cells and other viruses within them.
Figuring Out Treatments
Warts and verrucas are just the same. The warts found on the feet is what we call verrucas. They differ from those that are found on the hands and other parts is they flatten out because of walking.
A Beginners Guide To Treatments
Both of them are due to human papilloma virus which are in different forms and it is not easy to remove them one by one. You may use Cryotherapy because it is fast acting when it comes to removing warts and verrucas. It can penetrate easily and kills the HPV immediately. Painting and application of salicylic acid which are caustic methods are messier and take longer to effect. Aside from that, they also destroy the surrounding skin and the lesion even if they are not painful to be used. However, Cryotherapy is very painful and awkward to aim the specific area to be freeze. Actually, it is challenging for the chiropodist or podiatrist to target the specific area to be freeze according to the device and method used. Other methods may be used like spraying the liquid to a semi-compressed wool on the skin so that the liquid cryogen will remain and the cold temperature will be released slowly to the skin until it is evaporated. There is another severe method to be used through a 200?C liquid nitrogen probe. The probe contains the liquid nitrogen which is put onto the lesion. Some aerosol treatment is also use which has 200 liquid nitrogen in small containers and other over-the-counter treatment that use small foam pad which is sprayed. There are many OTC products that you can apply to freeze the verrucas and warts. However, this is only applicable for small warts and verrucas on the feet. Before you can proceed to the treatment, it is important to consult a medical professional who can initially diagnose the areas to be freeze. Like other treatment, cryotherapy also has side effects. One of this is pain. Some people may not like the idea of it depending on their pain tolerance. In case of no pain, this is may be due to the freeze did not penetrate deeply. If you undergo cryotherapy, you may have blistering. But this is a good indication that the treatment is deep enough. If you have decided to have cryotherapy, it is important to follow the guidelines.