Your clinical image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is confirmative for a verruca plana, which is a plane viral wart. All warts are caused by human papilloma virus (HPV); however the strains causing it are different. On the face, it is usually due to HPV 3 and 10. The vaccines available for HPV are mainly to cover for genital warts caused by HPV 16, 18, 31 and 33. These vaccines do not protect you against the normal skin warts as they are caused by totally different strains of HPV. Taking a vaccine can only protect you against the four strains causing warts on your genitalia. I would advise to go for electrosurgical removal of your wart as it is safe and effective.
Thank you doctor,
Will the procedure remove entire HPV from my body? Will I face any recurrence?
.. gone through your history and pictures provided. (attachment removed to protect patient identity).
I appreciate that you have consulted the doctor and begun the treatment. As rightly prescribed, Condyline (Podophyllotoxin) paint is very effective in Read full
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