For the most stubborn of warts, your doctor may turn to the use of electrosurgery. As the name implies, electrosurgery involves burning off the warts. Your physician accomplishes this by inserting an electric needle into the infected skin. Lasers can also be used to kill the wart. The cancer-killing antibiotic Bleomycin is sometimes injected into warts to hasten their demise. Imiquimod – an immunotherapy gel or cream – can be used to trigger the body’s natural rejection mechanisms to destroy warts.
Warts are literally just one of those bumps in life – not serious but definitely bothersome – but with persistence and proper treatment you can restore your healthy skin.