The Truth About Verruca And The Best Way To Treat Them

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I am always being asked about Verruca, what it is, what does it look like, how it is caught and of course how it can be avoided.

Verruca are known as Common Wart, appearing on the feet and are also known as Plantar Verruca or Plantar Warts. They are caused by the Human Papiloma Virus, in other words, it’s a viral infection that tends to be more common in young people and children rather than adults.

It is a condition often dreaded by families with young children and one that mums can become paranoid about! Many adults, have recollections of getting Verruca’s in their youth and having to undergo the most painful of treatments, often with little or no success – and now dread that history will repeat itself with their children! Read More…