Verruca: A wart by another name, a local growth of the outer layer of the skin (the epidermis) caused by a virus. The virus of warts is transmitted by contact. The contact can be with a wart on someone else or one on oneself .
Warts that occur on the hands or feet are called common warts. A wart on the sole of the foot is a plantar wart.
The word “wart” is from Old English and far back as the 8th century referred to a wart. The name “verruca” is Latin for wart.veruca are commonly picked up from swimming pools and can be cauliflower shape with a black spot in the centre and can be painful to the touch.here at www.donkellypainrelief.ie i use laser therapy to clear this sometimes painful condition,it usually goes away between 3-6 treatments.the treatment last no more than ten minutes and is totally pain free.the important factor in treating veruca and warts is to keep the area covered with duct tape and keep the area dry.i do Laser therapy or other wise known as cold laser in both my clinics in charleville,co.cork and dooradoyle Limerick