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Corn, Warts & Moles Removal!

Written and reviewed by
BHMS, PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), Fellowship in Medical Cosmetology
Cosmetic Physician, Navi Mumbai  •  16 years experience
Corn, Warts & Moles Removal!

Corn, Warts, and Moles are not life-threatening. But they can be very ugly and uncomfortable. One should book an appointment with the cosmetic physician for spot removal. There are a number of methods for Corn, Warts, and Moles removal, which are safe and easy on pockets.

Corn, Warts, and Moles can be painful and disrupt in daily life. However, with the appropriate removing method, one can lead a normal and comfortable lifestyle.

Corn: 

Corn typically appears at the bottom of the foot of the person where the surface is hairless and the friction of the body movement is the most. Corn can be painful and may hinder the daily work routine.

The main cause for occurring for Corn is the friction of the footwear people wear or the pressure of the bones. Corn can be hard or soft. It is also caused by repetitive activities like running, climbing, and walking, which cause undue friction in the legs.

Corn Removal Treatment-

There are many Corn removal treatments. Doctors may use the methods according to the condition of the foot Corn. The most effective and common method for treating Corn is using corn pads. Even applicators and plasters may relieve the patient from the Corn. Apart from these, the doctors also use lasers, cautery, surgical excision for the same.

Warts:

Warts are small emergence of rough skin on any part of the body. It looks like an emerging lump or cauliflower. People with weaker immune system are prone to have Warts. Warts are caused by a virus called HPV virus, and generally, they require medical help for removal. Also, the appearance of Warts depends upon the thickness of the body skin of the patient.

Some of the common types of Warts are:

  1. Flat Warts

  2. Plantar Warts

  3. Palmer Warts

Treatments for Warts Removal-

To remove Warts successfully, doctors use treatments like salicylic acid, cryotherapy, laser treatment, surgery, chemical therapy, antigen shots, and photodynamic therapy. Apart from these, the doctors also use lasers, cautery, surgical excision to get rid of warts.

Most Warts get removed with time without any treatment. But, they do not go away; a visit to the cosmetic physician is essential. The best sort of treatment after Wart removal is the use of salicylic acid. Most of the creams and patches contain salicylic acid, which effectively removes Warts and treats the skin.

If Warts do not get treated with standard procedures, doctors also suggest the patients to go for immunotherapy and use of antibiotics that remove the infection.

Moles:

Moles are a pigmented collection of cells on the top layer of the skin. Most of the Moles are black or brown, but they can also be in blue and red in some patients. Moles are caused due to the growth of melanocytes in a cluster in the skin. These cells are pigmented, and hence Moles are seen clearly with naked eyes.

Moles can grow with age and also go away. With a change in skin type and exposure to the sun, Moles appear darker with time.

Treatment of Moles Removal-

Moles are generally harmless. But, when a person notices a larger mole with a rough texture and discoloration, it is suitable for him/her to visit the doctor for the removal of moles. If a person sees that Moles are increasing in size and getting itchy, visiting the cosmetic physician immediately is a great idea. Moles can be treated with shave excision or excisional biopsy.  Apart from these, the doctors also use lasers, cautery, surgical excision to remove the moles.

Conclusion

These treatments for Corn, Warts, and Moles removal are very common and give a person great and better results. However, one should always consult a physician before going for any of these treatments.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult a specialist & get answers to your questions!
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