Papillomas, contagious skin mollusks, wart laser removal.

What is a viral wart?

A viral wart is a malignant formation of the skin or the mucous membranes caused by human papillomatosis virus. This virus causes ordinary viral warts, flat warts, genital warts. Common viral warts can be anywhere on the skin and mucosa, but mostly on the skin of the hands and feet.

How do you get infected with warts?

Warts are transmissible by direct or indirect contact with the patient through the skin. The most important risk factor is injury of the normal epithelial barrier of skin. Generally acquired in swimming pools, saunas, gyms.

What are the changes caused by warts?

The most common skin wart effect is the deformation of skin. Warts look like small, hard, horny skin lumps. Therefore, they are often mixed with callus. Plantar warts often cause pain while walking. Warts can spread on the skin, especially if the human’s immune system is weakened.

How to treat viral warts?

If you have a good immunity system, the warts may disappear untreated in a few months or years. But often the warts are only increasing, both in number and size. If the skin is very thin or the wart is buried not very deep , you can use a local medical treatment with drugs containing fluorouracil and salicylic acid or monochloracetine, as well as the use of cryotherapy. In old, deeply burried warts or in a case of thicker skin these therapies can be ineffective and the warts often reoccur. GK Clinic offers a modern and effective treatment of warts with medical lasers.

What is a contagious skin mollusk?

Contagious skin mollusk – a benign skin disease caused by molluscum contagiosum virus belonging to the poxvirus group. It looks like the skin colored, 2-6 mm size oval painless nodules, usually with a small indentation in the center. In particular, mollusks are often found in the armpits, hands and torso skin.

Skin mollusk

How do you get infected with skin mollusks?

Children get infected through household contact, direct contact with the patient ‘s skin, or through household items, towels, using the same bath, sauna and swimming pool. Adults are often infected through sexual contact.

How to treat contagious skin mollusks?

Spontaneous recovery is possible, but this disease can cause serious problems to children. Mollusks tend to spread, sometimes one man’s skin hosts a few hundred elements. With the addition of another infection, these rash elements start to fester. In that case – scars are left on the skin. In our GK clinic we use the most effective treatment method – mollusk removal by laser.

What anesthesia is applied in the treatment of contagious skin mollusks with a laser?

Local anesthesia is sufficient during laser treatment of adults and older children. If there are many rash elements, and the patient is a young child, the procedure can be performed under general anesthesia.

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