Cryotherapy wart removal is a procedure to remove your wart by freezing it with liquid nitrogen. How do I prepare for cryotherapy wart removal? Warts are frozen with liquid nitrogen at a temperature of -196 Celsius. Immunotherapy may be administered through injection or through body surface application. A lot of these cases respond well to Cryotherapy and this is the typical first line of treatment. This creates a blister that falls off within 1-2 weeks. It’s either through the traditional way of treating warts (cryotherapy, surgery, laser treatment) or through immunotherapy. Cryotherapy (freezing warts off) In our practice, WE TREAT AND REMOVE WARTS EVERY DAY, as they are extremely common. For common warts in adults and older children, cryotherapy is the most common treatment. In most cases, cryotherapy treatment for warts takes about 1 to sessions with 1 to 3 weeks intervals. Cryotherapy. The kind of treatment used on warts varies. Your healthcare provider may talk to you about how to prepare for this procedure. Br J Dermatol 1995; 132: 433-6). An electrodesiccation tool will be used to burn the surface of the wart, and then a curette is used to scrap off the dead tissue. You may need to treat your wart at home for several days before your procedure. The podiatrist may trim the wart with a pumice stone or blade prior to treatment; Local anesthetic is sometimes administered depending on number of warts to be treated; Laser energy is delivered to the targeted site (protocol will vary by laser type) Repeat visits every week for 2-10+ weeks or until the wart appears to have resolved; Pain: Cryotherapy of common viral warts at intervals of 1, 2, and 3 weeks. Electrodesiccation is a good treatment for common warts, filiform warts, and foot warts. Cryotherapy Treatment Advantages and Success Rates