Wound Care: Liquid Nitrogen

This may be used for the treatment of actinic keratosis, skin cancers or benign lesions such as seborrheic keratosis and warts


 

1. Area can get wet immediately, wash area normally with soap and water 

 

2. If any blisters or drainage is noted, use petrolatum jelly (Vaseline or Aquaphor) along with bandages or non stick dressing and paper tape. Continue ointment and bandage until healed.

 

3. Healing time is usually about 1-2 weeks. The area will be pink and/or crusted while it is healing phase.