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Does Genital Warts Ever Go Away
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
I have not been diagnosed but I'm sure I have genital warts, will the virus or warts ever go away? I'm very worried that's why I have not seen a doc?
Not likely: Genital warts are spreadable (communicable) and should be identified and treated. Certain genital warts if left untreated could lead to cancer (especially in females). So it is very important to attend to them medically. It is possible that in some cases that genital warts can resolve by themselves if one's own immune system fights them but it is not recommended to wait and see if this occurs. ...Read more
Depends: If you don't seek any medical treatment, of which there are many options available,most people will clear the warts with their own immune system within 2 years.However,just because the wart is gone,this does not mean you have gotten rid of the virus that caused them.There are also many topical creams, gels, ointments, and injections.If those don't work, try freezing,surgical excision,laser,cautery ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Genital warts: Genital warts may regress in approx. 20-30% of cases, but more often than not require treatement to eradicate them. Presence of anogenital warts increases the risk of anogenital cancers. It is important to be examined to ensure an accurate diagnosis, and to discuss treatment options. For the majority, these will not resolve without treatment. ...Read more
Not usually: Genital warts have typical appearances, although in females, they make require application of mild Acetic Acid to identify and make apparent. They typically do not spontaneously resolve. Their importance is not their ability to spread within oneself and to others, but also their ability to involve the cervix and potential cervical cancers. Consequently, they need to be addressed aggressively. ...Read more
Usually go away: 80% of women with genital warts will have spontaneous resolution with-in 12 months. However, treatment with one of the current immune system modulating medications specifically intended for genital warts can decrease that time to a few weeks or a couple months for most women. Genital warts are not usually painful, but if the warts are painful, treatment for a quicker resolution is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genital warts: In some cases genital warts may regress spontaneously. However, in the majority of cases these will need to be removed. I would strongly advise that you be seen so that the diagnosis may be verified, and that treatment options can be discussed. Left untreated, these may spread and/or increase in size, and significantly increase your risk for anogenital cancer. ...Read more
I have genital warts that go away on thier own whay can I do to make them go away faster or dry them out?
Hpv: They can resolve on their own or there are medicines to help them results quicker. They are quite expensive and irritating. ...Read more
I have genital warts but I do not want to go get them removed because i'm terrified. Will they eventually go away?
Genital Warts: If left untreated, visible genital warts can resolve on their own, remain unchanged, or increase in size or number. Available therapies for genital warts likely reduce, but do not eradicate, hpv infectivity. Treatment can be liquid nitrogen and topical prescription medications. ...Read more
I've had genital warts for approximately two years. The topical crimes didn't work. How long does it take to go away on its own? What do you recommend
Your doctor can: treat with topical liquid nitrogen or stronger acid substance. Surgical removal can work. I have injected them with something to stimulate the immune system to attack the wart. To get rid of them you need your immune system. Talk to your doc. Freezing has worked well. Get the vaccines for HPV as well ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If you are woman, not a good idea to take a wait and see approach as they are linked to abnormal cell changes and even cancer of the cervix down the road. If you are a man and not sexually active (so to not transmit them) its less urgent o seek care, however treating them early is cheaper and easier. Why not get them fixed now? ...Read more
Depends: I usually start people by using liquid nitrogen. I cryo these every week to 10 days until gone. Did your doc in miami use the cryotreatment? Theres 3 applications..Podofilox, Imiquimod and sinecatechin. I'm guessing your on the Imiquimod (aldara?)...Max of 16 weeks. Any other medical issues..Like hiv? Bacause it will effect tx. If you have ?'s my email is infections.Specialist@gmail.Com. ...Read more
24 male I think I have genital warts. Should I be scared? Is it deadly? Does it go away? I'm freaking out
Get seen buddy: It won't kill you but it's a social liability, and HPV can also turn into cancer though it's not common and takes a while. Head over to your physician. He/she has seen it all before and can treat you, and it won't be so bad. Be happy that you've shared love, and that you're tough and can take the treatment, and that you're doing the responsible, real-man thing. ...Read more
Genital warts can be removed or go away within a few years, does that mean it's not with you for life, like it's not like herpes ?
HPV: Hpv, can last a lifetime and put you at risk for cervical, rectal and throat cancer. But, there are over 140 different strains and most of them cause no permanent risk. 13 strains cause these dangerous cancers. Gardisil, the vaccine, prevents the four strains that cause 95% of the dangerous disease. ...Read more
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