What causes verruca vulgaris?
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Similarly, you may ask, is verruca vulgaris an STD?
23.14 Flat wart. Clinical images are available in hardcopy only. Genital verrucous papules are caused by HPV-6 or HPV- 11. This is an STD.
Secondly, how do you get rid of verruca vulgaris? Treatments include salicylic acid, duct tape, cryotherapy, surgery, laser treatment, electrocautery, photodynamic therapy, chemical treatments, topical creams, cantharidin, and antigen shots. Warts or verrucae should be covered up with a waterproof Band-Aid when swimming.
Secondly, what is a verruca caused by?
A wart on the sole of the foot is called a verruca. The clinical name for a verruca is a plantar wart. Warts are caused by infection with a virus known as the human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV causes keratin, a hard protein in the top layer of the skin (the epidermis) to grow too much.
How does verruca vulgaris spread?
Transmission: Warts are transmitted by direct contact or indirect contact (e.g., public showers or swimming pool areas). They can be transmitted to one's self or others. Common warts (verruca vulgaris) are flesh-colored, small raised spots on the skin with a rough surface.