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 an effective way to penetrate the underlying skin structure to quickly interrupt the lesion like warts and skin tags.
When the living tissue is freeze, the water in the cells expands and burst open which destroys the cells and other viruses within them.
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Warts and verrucas are similar. Verrucas means warts on the feet. What’s the difference between them and from those on the hands and other parts of the body is they flatten out due to walking.
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But both of them are caused by human papilloma virus which are usually in different forms and each one is not easy to be removed.
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. Although they are not painful to be used, they attack the good surrounding of the skin including the lesion.
However, Cryotherapy can be very painful at first and awkward to attack the area certainly enough to get freeze.
Actually, it is not easy for the chiropodist or podiatrist to have the effective freeze based on the ways and equipment used. Spraying is the other method being used into a semi-compressed wool on the skin in order for the liquid cryogen to be released and the cold temperature onto the skin until it is evaporated.
There is also another method which is the 200?C liquid nitrogen prove and this is a severe treatment. The probe that has the liquid nitrogen is applied to the lesion.
There is also an aerosol treatment which has 200 liquid nitrogen in a small container and other OTC treatment where small foam pad is used and 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. Initially, it is painful. Depending on the pain tolerance of the patient, some may not find it good. 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.
You need to follow the guidelines if you have made up your mind to have this treatment.