What is Verruca Vulgaris? Treatment and Pictures


What is Verruca Vulgaris?

verruca vulgaris, Verruca Vulgaris TreatmentVerruca vulgaris is a topic we will speak about in this article, after our two last articles about verruca (Plantar Wart Removal and Verruca Plana). Since we already explained all you need to know about verruca and verruca removal, this article will be mainly about verruca vulgaris treatment.

In short definition verruca vulgaris are warts caused by HPV (human papilloma virus) and they can be transmitted from person to person or from person to another place on the skin. That is why we can find those warts on face, feet, genital parts, hands, etc. They are easily-transmitted.

The clinical picture for this disease is same, the treatment is similar, and the only difference is in the name of the disease, which is given accordingly to the place where warts occur. That is why we have (plantars warts – verruca plantaris, verruca plana, verruca vulgaris, etc.) A verrucae on hands is known as verruca vulgaris. They differ from other kind of warts in black spots which can be visible by naked eye. The appearance of verruca vulgaris is also followed by weakening of the immune system.

What is Verruca Vulgaris Treatment?

verruca, Verruca Vulgaris TreatmentVerruca vulgaris are usually localized on the hands, the dorsal side of fingers and / or around the nail or beneath them, when they are very painful. These are hard, hyperkeratotic hemispherical prominence, color, or yellowish brown, uneven (verrucous), with rough surface. They may be single or several, even dozens. Less can be grouped around a larger one.

Almost every doctor will tell you that it is best not to treat warts. Most people develop their own immune response to the verruca. One fifth of all warts disappear within six months and two fifths within two years. However, if the wart does not disappear, or if it looks ugly and uncomfortable, you can remove it yourself or seek medical help.

In the last articles we have named a numerous therapies and the best treatment of verruca vulgaris is cryotherapy, but here we will tell you about some less known remedies.

Because of strong antiseptic properties, curcumin (curcumin benefits) is one of the alternatives for treating verruca vulgairs. Also graviola (annuna maricata), a mysterious plant from South America, is a great remedy for verruca vulgaris treatment. With external treatment drink Ipe Roxo or take Echinacea, burdock, dandelion root or red clover. Place in the morning and evening lemon juice and crushed garlic. You can also chop the onions with salt and let it sit overnight. Pay attention to hygiene and eat balanced meals rich in vitamins A, C and E, which will strengthen the immune system. Avoid stress because it can weaken the immune system and learn to relax.

You need to make sure that the bump on your skin is really warts. Verruca is easily confused with some benign skin growths such as mole, corn or callus, but also there is a possibility that it can be some kind of skin cancer. Verruca vulgaris and other types of verruca are usually skin colored growths with rough surface. If growths on your skin do not look so, immediately go to the doctor. Also, one of the most successful, painless and cheapest therapies for verruca vulgaris if placebo effect.

For the end of this article, as usually, we give you some pictures. In this case – verruca vulgaris pictures.

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Doctor at Klinikum Rechts der Isar in Munich, Germany. Philantropist and a musician. Currently living in New York.


  1. Dear Friends,
    Can you believe there is a treatment of warts(virucca vulgaris) in India? Yes, I am the example and witness of it. My all warts on fingers and around nails gone within 2 months by taking the indian medicine.
    Any body want to treat your warts can contact. I will give the address of the indian doctor(hakeem).