What is Excilor Wart & Verruca Treatment 2-in-1?
Exilor Wart & Verruca Treatment 2-In-1 is a treatment that will provide relief for warts and verrucas on the hands or feet. Including a pen to freeze warts, and a gel that helps to remove the wart and verruca. The pack with this treatment includes the device, which includes both the freeze and the gel applicator, and also a foam bag which includes the solution for freezing.
What causes warts and verrucas?
A wart, or verruca, is the result of a virus known as the human papillomavirus (HPV). There are numerous strains of the virus, which cause warts that can be found on the hand or feet. The virus that causes genital warts is different. The virus gets into the skin through tiny scratches on the surface of the skin. The virus is able to quickly form a number of cells, creating a visible wart.
Who is this Excilor treatment suitable for?
This Excilor treatment is suitable to be used by adults and children aged 4 and over. Do not use this treatment one warts, not on the hands or feet. If you have bleeding, inflamed, or irritated skin, then do not use this treatment. Do not use if you are allergic to the ingredients contained in this treatment, or if you are unsure if it is a wart on the skin. If you are diabetic or suffer from poor blood circulation, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this treatment?
Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should consult a medical professional for advice before using.
How should Excilor Wart & Verruca Treatment 2-in-1 be used?
The full treatment should span over 5 days. The first day of treatment should be for using the freeze applicator. To do this, ensure that the applicator is properly set up for application (see the included leaflet for diagrams on what to do). Press down on the wart for 20-40 seconds and then wait for up to 2 minutes before using a tissue to remove any leftover foam. Repeat the process for another wart if necessary. After freezing any warts, the following treatment is the gel, which should be used for the rest of the time for the treatment. To use the gel, apply one drop of gel onto the wart and wait for 15 minutes before putting on a sock or shoe. Clean the tip of the applicator with a tissue afterwards. Apply the gel twice a day if an adult or child aged 12 and over, or once for a child under the age of 12. Store in original packaging at room temperature away from sunlight. Keep the treatment away from any flames or potential sources of ignition. Once opened, this treatment can be used for 6 months. Do not use after the expiry date.
Are there any side effects?
If you apply the gel onto healthy skin, it may cause a burning sensation on the skin. In some rare cases, using this treatment may cause scarring where the treatment has been used. When freezing the skin, it may temporarily turn white. When using the freezing agent, you may experience stinging, burning, itching, or aching feeling.
- TCA-Active™ (based on Trichloroacetic Acid)
Everything You Need to Know About Warts and Verrucas
If you have lumps on the skin, in particular, on the hands or the feet, then the chances are that you have a wart. Warts can also appear on the soles of the feet where they are known as a verruca. But what is a wart? And what causes them to appear? If you are wondering about either of those things or anything else about warts and verrucas, then you have come to the right place.
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