A 31-year-old male asked:
how long do genital warts last after getting hpv virus? am i stuck with them forever or will they eventually disappear?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The primary infection usually clears within 2 years spontaneously in people with a normal immune system. Many have visible warts removed (laser, frozen, chemical agents) but the germ itself will often hibernate in your system forever and may recur.
Answered on Jan 18, 2018
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