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i have genital warts and have been prescribed warticon solution. i was wondering if this is the best treatment? and will they go away forever?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
First step: This treatemnt can irradicate genital warts, but recurrence can be high. Best to see your doctor for not only effective treatment, but proper follow up.
Answered on Jun 20, 2017
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Genital warts: There is no single effective cure for removal of genital warts. A number of treatment options exist; however, no treatment is 100% effective in eliminating warts and preventing them from coming back in all patients. It also is not possible to eliminate infection with human papillomavirus once it has occurred. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10%-20% of people over 3-5 months.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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