Dr. Obayan has extensive experience treating warts with patients of all skin types and looks forward to helping you.
Warts are benign skin growths caused by an infection from a contagious virus known as human papillomavirus (HPV). Warts are common among children and teenagers and form painless lumps on the skin surface with a rough texture.
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There are several types of warts. Each differs slightly in appearance, even though they are caused by the same virus. Here are some examples:
The goal of the treatment of warts is to destroy the wart without damaging the healthy tissue underneath. In order to do this, warts are rarely excised (cut out) but are treated with different therapies that will preferentially damage warts without hurting the normal skin. Some ways to treat warts include these:
Dr. Obayan has treated many types of common and uncommon warts and can recommend or provide a treatment that works best for the type of wart you have.