Verrutop Therapy for Verrucae
Verrutop for Verrucae treatment details...
What is Verrutop?
Verrutop is a topical solution for professional use. Its effectiveness is 90% with an average of 3 sessions and a maximum of 6.
How does Verrutop work?
When Verrutop is applied, a chemical reaction takes place, which causes mummification of the tissue. This then leads to the spontaneous detachment of the wart.
Can anyone receive this treatment?
With a few exceptions, most people with verrucae would be able to have this treatment. Your Podiatrist will carry out an Initial assessment prior to treatment and be able to advise you on this.
Verrutop is NOT advised for the following people/patients:
How many treatments will I need?
This is dependent on how you respond to treatment. In most cases, you will need more than one treatment which are spaced 2 weeks apart. The vast majority of cases will require 2-6 treatments. 6 being the maximum amount of treatments.
What is a Verruca?
How did I get a verruca?
What do they feel and look like?
Many of our patients describe verrucae as extremely painful but also as “embarrassing” and “a nuisance”. Verrucae can spread from host to host causing significant pain and irritation so it is important to get it treated as soon as you notice one.
Verrucae may exist as a single lesion but can also occur in multiple sites or in a mosaic like manner affecting large areas of the foot. They are often raised dots with small black dots throughout the lesion or on some occasion have small arm like projections.