Warts

Warts (Verrucae) are common growths that are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). These can commonly involve the fingers, hands, feet, while certain strains can cause genital warts. Warts can be spread to others with direct contact, they can also grow and persist for months to years if not treated.

Some common treatments for warts include:

  • Paring
  • Liquid nitrogen - cryotherapy
  • Immunomodulatory creams, like Imiquimod
  • Injection of medication directly into the warts
  • Minor surgery to cut the wart away

 


 

Other Medical Dermatology

Mohs Surgery

Mohs Surgery For Skin Cancer Treatment Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and worldwide. But when detected early, it is also

Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a medical treatment that involves two steps: the use of a light-sensitive drug and the application of a light source to

Phototherapy

The narrowband phototherapy lightbox is Scherl Dermatology’s latest innovative treatment. Carefully controlled, it is an extremely effective tool for

Barnacles

Barnacles are a very common benign growth. See your dermatologist if you are concerned, because skin cancer can sometimes look similar to a

Moles

It is usually quite easy to remove moles surgically. Usually there is a trade involved - removing the mole in exchange for a small scar. If the mole

Moles, Lumps, and Bumps

Never self diagnose. If you have a growth on your skin that concerns you, see your doctor. A variety of different types of skin growths can appear

Rosacea

Many people suffer from rosacea. It is not contagious, but there is some evidence to suggest that it is inherited. There is no known cause or cure

Rash

"Rash" is a general term for a wide variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and may appear as a red patch, small

Skin Growths

REMEMBER you may have multiple types of bumps and bumps and some that may not be listed here: Small, hard, white bumps (milia) Enlarged oil

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease characterized by itchy or sore patches of various sizes. Often theses patches of skin have, silvery