Removal of skin neoplasms
Just very few people pay attention to skin neoplasms - moles, condylomas, papillomas, warts. Especially, if they do not deliver a hassle. However, if such benign formations spoil the appearance, are permanently injured with clothing or a razor, it is worth considering the removal. After all, a harmless little point on the body can turn into an oncological disease. So if you are concerned by a mole, wart, papilloma, it’s better to refer to the dermatologist for advice.
In the DoctorPRO medical center initial examination by a dermatologist consists of several stages: expert examines the colour, texture, surface, location of skin appendages. First visually, then with the aid of a special device dermatoscope (dermatoscopy), which multiply magnifies the image. And the dermatologist can see whether there is a risk of appearing cancer after removing a mole or papilloma. If contraindications have not been identified, the doctor will recommend removal.
At present, several methods of getting rid of this kind of skin lesions are available:
- a scalpel (used only in extreme cases, if the other cannot be applied);
- electrocoagulation (disadvantages - a long period of healing and thermal tissue damage with the formation of blisters);
- radio-wave method (the most safe, painless and effective);
- cauterization by liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy).
In the center "DoctorPRO" are used such effective methods for removal of skin neoplasms as:
- Radio wave method (Surgitron apparatus) - used to remove minor angiomas, telangiectasia, fibroma; skin neoplasms, often found at a neck, underarms; seborrheic warts. There are no contraindications for this method. Preparation is not required. Soreness during the procedure or after it is absent or insignificant (it depends on the individual sensitivity of the patient).
- Cryotherapy (nitrogen removal) is used to remove viral warts, genital warts, sun lantigia, actinic keratoses, and some superficial cutaneous precancerous skin neoplasms. Preparation is not required. Contraindication for cryotherapy is heart rhythm disturbances.
A blister may appear after cryotherapy, which will heal, turn into a crust and then fall off.
Painkillers aren’t required but if a patient feels uncomfortable anesthetics may be prescribed after the procedure.
Our doctors will carefully examine all skin appendages and help to get rid of them safely and painlessly! Be healthy!