A 42-year-old female asked:
Will aldara (imiquimod) 5% cream get rid of genital warts and how long does it generally take? or would it be more effective to have a dr. freeze them off?
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Dr. Michael Fisheranswered
Dermatology 34 years experience
Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) is used to treat genital warts. Aldara (imiquimod) is applied 3x/wk for a maximum of 16 weeks. Apply until total clearance or the maximum duration.
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