Warts

Warts or Verruca Vulgaris are benign skin lesions caused by a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which can present in different parts of the body. There are more than 150 different types of HPV. Transmission is by simple contact, often at the sites with small skin breaks. It is more common in 12-16 year olds, but it can occur at any age and it can occur 1 to 6 months after contact.

Assessment

When addressing warts, the assessment includes looking at the following:

leaf.jpg Immunological status

leaf.jpg Personal hygiene

leaf.jpg Nutritional status

leaf.jpg Current level of stress

 

Management

The management and treatment of warts generally includes:

leaf.jpg Natural topical antiviral products

leaf.jpg Herbal medicine

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Contact us to arrange a complimentary 15 minute consultation to learn how naturopathic treatments can resolve your warts and help you to develop healthy skin.  All naturopathic doctors in our clinic address skin disorders.  Dr. Sohail Malihi, ND has a special focus on skin conditions