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Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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What is the latest and most effective treatment for genital warts.. Does freezing them off keep them at bay for longer?

What is the latest and most effective treatment for genital warts.. Does freezing them off keep them at bay for longer?

Warts: Warts can be treated either by "burning" them using concentrated special acid solution, using creams like Aldara (imiquimod) that stimulate immune response on your skin where the wart is, or by freezing them. Each one treatment should be tailored to specific manifestation of disease in your case, and to your desire as well. So best thing get an appt with a gynecologist and discuss in detail. ...Read more

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If I have genital warts and I go ice swimming, will my genital warts fall off due to the freezing temperature of the water?

Probably not.: I'm not sure that I would recommend this course of action even if it did work, as icy cold water exposure is asking for a lot of trouble (frostbite, anyone?). That being said, genital warts will not freeze off at 32 deg F, or even 30 deg F (below freezing). Freeze spray using liquid coolant used by dermatologists cools the surface to below 0 deg F; water will never be that cold (but ice will be). ...Read more

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Can I clear genital warts at home ?

Can I clear genital warts at home ?

See your doctor: Genital warts are caused by the hpv virus family and are often treated in the office with freezing with cryotherapy or with electrocautery. In addition, between visits prescription to use at home are often given including either Aldara cream, Condylox (podofilox) Gel or other medications. Also, Gardasil is a vaccine that helps prevent some hpv infections. See a dermatologist to discuss options. ...Read more

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How to remove flat genital warts at home?

How to remove flat genital warts at home?

Genital warts: Since warts are caused by a virus, hpv, it is best to be seen by a doc to get proper treatment. There are many at home treatments available. ...Read more

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Are there any effective ways to remove genital warts at home?

Are there any effective ways to remove genital warts at home?

No: Removal of genital warts should be left to your physician. Don't be tempted to do-it-yourself with over the counter remedies as these are not designed for genital tissue. ...Read more

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Two questions, what are some things that could be mistaken for genital warts and how do you test for genital warts at home?

Genital warts: Have a distinct appearance and are not usually confused with other lesions, there is no home test, see your doctor and that can confirm if you have them. ...Read more

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What is home remedies to lessen the pain of genital warts?

Maybe local, needstx: If you have genital warts, you need to get them treated. You can use a numbing like neosporin plus for symptom relief, but u need a gyno to do an office treatment like tca or Podophyllin to get rid of them. ...Read more

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I think I have genital warts. Is there a way to treat this at home?

No : It's not safe to use medications for treating genital warts before having a confirmed diagnosis. Please consult your doctor. https://patient.info/health/anogenital-warts-leaflet ...Read more

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Is there any home cure for genital warts?

There is no cure: for any wart virus whether it is genital or other area wart. You can only treat warts with prescription topical in the genital area or cautery or liquid nitrogen. Do not try to treat at home and you need pelvic exam to make sure any warts in vaginal canal or on cervix are treated ...Read more

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Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Is it any home treatment for genital warts?

Please see your Dr.: There aren't any satisfactory home treatments for genital warts. Don't have unprotected sex to avoid spreading them. First application of Podophyllin or Trchloracetic acid must be applied by Dr. Larger warts may require surgery by freezing, laser, electrocautery or even surgical excision. You can not do this on your own. Your Dr. must treat you in confidence & not inform parents unless you agree ...Read more

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I had genital warts frozen, is it suppose to turn red?

Yes: The redness is likely a blister forming. The liquid nitrogen is going to need to be reapplied several times i'm afraid. Your doctor can also prescribe podofilox, Imiquimod or sinecatechin...All topical and applied by you. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies to get rid of genital warts?

Is there any home remedies to get rid of genital warts?

Several: There are several different otc products available for this purpose, although am not sure of the efficacy. You can ask your friendly pharmacist, or go online at google and you can have these shipped to you. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for genital warts on stomach?

What is the best home remedy for genital warts on stomach?

Try: Any over the counter treatments first , then if needed see your doctor. Genital wars will not grow on abdomen ( stomach ). ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for genital warts? Is it true that genital warts is sign of cervical cancer?

What are the home remedies for genital warts? Is it true that genital warts is sign of cervical cancer?

No home remedies: Certain types of gential warts can be associated with the development of cervical cancer.That is the purpose of receiving the vaccine to prevent genital warts so that we can eliminate cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Had a couple genital warts frozen, is itching around the vulva days after normal after this procedure?

Had a couple genital warts frozen, is itching around the vulva days after normal after this procedure?

Normal and expected: Wart treatments work by destroying wart tissue and/or causing inflammation. Both of these naturally are irritating. So if it's the wart-treated areas that are itching, it's normal. If you have more widespread vulvar itching, however, it could be something else, such as a yeast infection. In that case, check back with the doctor or clinic treating your genital warts. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had genital warts and had some frozen off then got a cream should he buy some wart freeze away to get the rest ?

Get HPV vaccine: This answer is for you more than for your BF. Get HPV vaccine, it will protect you against HPV infections that cause cervical cancer and genital warts, at least protects from most of them. Your BF should consult a doctor and get tested for other STDs also. ...Read more

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I had a freazing done due to a bad papsmear, I had the same sexual partner for the time of freazing till now. 15 years later I had genital warts. I had them cut off.Can stay stay in you that long or did I get it from my partner?

2 dif HPV types : Precancerous cells on the cervix causing abnormal pap smears are caused by different types of hpv than those causing genital warts. With hpv it is next to impossible to know when you acquired it and yes it can live dormant in your body forever. About 80% of unvaccinated americans will contract hpv in their lifetime making it so very common. ...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


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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more