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Which genital warts are treatable in men and women?

Which genital warts are treatable in men and women?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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What medication is used to treat genital warts to prevent outbreaks?

No medication: Unfortunately, there has been no approved medication to use in people infected with hpv to prevent outbreaks. So far, only actual lesions can be treated. There is hpv vaccination available, though, which is most useful in those who are not infected, however, it can be used in those who are infected, although, it doesn't guarantee 100% efficacy in either group. ...Read more

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Can avelox be used to treat genital warts and other std's?

Can avelox be used to treat genital warts and other std's?

No: Avelox does not treat stds. There was a time when it might have treated gonorrhea, but now there is too much resistance to that class of drugs. ...Read more

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Can condylox (podofilox) solution be used to treat genital warts?

Can condylox (podofilox) solution be used to treat genital warts?

Yes: This medication is a topic gel used to treat warts, among other things. Warts can also be treated by a physician using liquid nitrogen, laser, or surgery. ...Read more

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Can aldara (imiquimod) creme be used inside or near vagina? To treat genital warts

Can aldara (imiquimod) creme be used inside or near vagina? To treat genital warts

Aldara (imiquimod): I would not recommend this. It can be very painful and cause a chemical burn. It's best to see your physician to try localized treatment (either by freezing or the physician applying tca acid carefully and only to the affected place) hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can I treat genital warts?

Meds or destruction: There are some home treatments that you may use by prescription. The two best that i like are Condylox (podofilox) Gel or veragen gel. At the office i prefer to treat genital warts with both liquid nitrogen and the pulsed dye laser. ...Read more

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How are genital warts treated if you can see them?

How are genital warts treated if you can see them?

Many options: See your doctor to verify that you have genital warts. If so, the doctor may prescribe treatments you can administer yourself at home, like podofilox, imiquimod, or sinecatechin ointment. The doctor can also treat in the office using podophyllin, tricholoracetic acid, freezing, or excision. Whatever you choose, be sure to get follow-up. ...Read more

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I recently got treated for genital warts with acid, but had sex with a condom while still healing. Should I be concerned?

I recently got treated for genital warts with acid, but had sex with a condom while still healing. Should I be concerned?

No: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) of which there are over 100 strains, though only several strains cause genital warts. Topical application of acid (usually bi- or trichloracetic) is commonly used to treat visible warts. Other than good hygiene with soap and water until the treated areas heal and use of a condom for protection, generally no other specific care is needed. ...Read more

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How to treat small genital warts next to opening of urethra and head of penis. They are very very small. Any home remidies?

How to treat small genital warts next to opening of urethra and head of penis. They are very very small. Any home remidies?

See your physician.: There are many ways to deal with the bother caused by genital warts. However, if the warts are close to the opening of the urethra (or urethral meatus) i would be very careful to seek remedies only under the direct supervision of a doctor. Any damage or scarring of the meatus could lead to permanent narrowing of the opening and urinary difficulty. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Lorber
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Methylprednisolone (Definition)

Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol (methylprednisolone) is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol (methylprednisolone) like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more


Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more