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Can Methylprednisolone Be Used To Treat Genital Warts
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Not a podiatry?: Please refer this to your family doctor.
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.
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.
Can you treat HPV genital warts with any over-the-counter treatments. The dr confirmed it was from HPV and attempted to freeze them off.
I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV I got. There was no sign of hpv. Normal?
Destructive methods: There are a variety of topical treatments that can be used, or they can be frozen or burned off. Genital warts are caused by certain strains of the human papilloma virus and can potentially go away without treatment. Warts that recur or do not respond to treatment should be biopsied to rule out cancer.
Go see your doctor.: It can be removed with medications, or surgical procedures that can de done in the doctor's office. •Take the necessary precautions to prevent trauma to the area, which can result in bleeding. •Be careful to prevent transmission to a sexual partner. •Because the warts themselves are infectious, avoid touching them. Do not pick or squeeze the warts.
Not necessarily: Genital warts respond to a number of treatments. Medical creams such as Aldara (imiquimod) can boost the local immune system. Milder office procedures such as cryotherapy (freezing) the warts can be very effective as can some chemical treatments such as podphyllin. Genital warts should not be treated with over-the-counter medication.See 2 more doctor answers
With caution: If the warts are not growing postpone treatment to the third trimester or after delivery. Common treatments include cryotherapy (with liquid nitrogen), podophlyllin compounds and Imiquimod cream. Liquid nitrogen or in special situations Imiquimod may be used in pregnancy. Ask your obstetrician or dermatologist if treatment is appropriate for you.See 2 more doctor answers
Warts: Yes needs treatment thru your OGYNB doc precursor to Cervical CA, ofcourse its a small but enough to treat about percentage
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