A 28-year-old female asked:
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Is it enough to treat genital warts on the skin surface or is medication needed as well? Could antibiotics help in preventing new ones from appearing?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Need right treatment: Genital warts are caused by hpv virus , antibiotics do not eradicate them, in some cases vaccination may, definitely need physician supervised one of several modalities to eradicate them and prevent future carcinoma of cervix in female.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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