13.7 Preparations for warts and calluses

1st        SALICYLIC ACID 

These products do not cure the wart/verrucae, only remove the hyperkeratotic surface.  These preparations are contra-indicated in facial or genital warts.

The skin surface should be rubbed with a file or pumice stone, and the surrounding skin protected before each application.  If application becomes painful, treatment should be withheld for a few days then recommenced.

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