Precautions

• Cryotherapy produces pain and inflammation. Blistering and haematoma may occur. This can be diminished by the

Cryotherapy—the frozen wart
Cryotherapy—subsequent slight blistering
Cryotherapy—liquid nitrogen containers

application of a strong steroid cream immediately after freezing, except when treating viral warts as it tends to encourage proliferation of the warts.

• Damage to deeper structures is rare but may occur when freezing the deeper tissues—for example, treating basal cell carcinoma.

• It is possible for adjacent structures to be damaged accidentally, especially with the liquid nitrogen spray. This applies particularly when treating lesions on the face, when it is essential to screen the eyes adequately.

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