Seeing A Dermatologist About Warts
posted: Nov. 29, 2021.
If you are concerned about warts in the Roswell, Alpharetta, Cumming, Sandy Springs, GA areas, we can help. Dr. Judith Silverstein and her knowledgeable dermatology team at Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Diseases can examine and evaluate skins growths such as warts. Understanding warts and how best to deal with them is important to your overall skin health. Keep reading to learn more.
What Are Warts?
Simply put, warts are skin growths. Almost all adults have warts at some point in their life. These skin growths are often considered to be unattractive and patients want to find the best ways to have warts removed.
There should be caution, however, when dealing with this particular type of skin growth. Any type of skin growth could be cause for concern. This is why it is a very good idea to have skin growths examined at the dermatologist's office. In order to keep up with your skin health, it is recommended that you visit the dermatologist about once a year or once every other year. During these checkups, you can have a skin evaluation done. During this evaluation, the doctor will be able to examine any concerning moles or warts and advise you on how best to deal with them. If a skin growth looks concerning, the doctor will be able to perform tests to see if the growth is a sign of skin cancer.
How To Deal With Warts
There are many home remedies that have developed over the years used to deal with warts. If you are dealing with warts in the Roswell, Alpharetta, Cumming, Sandy Springs, GA area, you will want to make an appointment with a licensed dermatologist. Trying to remove warts on your own can be dangerous. If the wart is actually a melanoma, the skin cancer could start to spread if you try to remove the wart yourself.
If you would like to learn more about warts in Roswell, Alpharetta, Cumming, Sandy Springs, GA, please contact Dr. Silverstein at the Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Diseases. She will be happy to answer your questions today. Call our Alpharetta office at 770-664-5225, our Cumming office at 770-844-1902, our Roswell office at 770-751-1133, or our Sandy Springs office at 404-252-4333.