Wart & Verruca Removal Service in Cambridge
Warts are small lumps that often develop on the skin of the hands and feet as well as other parts of the body. They can vary in appearance and may develop singly or in clusters.
Verrucas are warts that develop on the soles of the feet.
Warts are non-cancerous, but can resemble certain cancers.
Most people will have warts at some point in their life. They tend to affect children and teenagers more than adults.
What causes warts?
Warts are caused by an infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). The virus causes the top layer of the skin (epidermis) to produce excessive amounts of keratin, a hard protein, to develop. This gives rise to the appearance of the lesion on the skin.