Cryotherapy

Anal warts can be treated by using a topical treatment (a cream, lotion or chemical), usually applied by the patient. Some anal warts may need to be physically removed by a nurse or consultant.

Common questions

What is cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is a freezing treatment which is used to treat warts.

Why would I have cryotherapy?

You would be recommended to have cryotherapy if you have warts on your feet and other treatments have not been successful.

What happens during cryotherapy?

During the procedure you may experience a moderate burning sensation.

What should I expect after cryotherapy?

After cryotherapy, in the two to four weeks your skin takes to heal, you may experience some skin irritation, blistering and pain where the warts were removed.

Contact Benenden Hospital

It’s easy to make an appointment; you can ask your GP or give us a call on 01580 230661.