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Genital Warts Self Treatment
Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. The last painful is probably topical trichloroacetic acid, which still hurt. ...Read more
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
Depends: Most "pop" internet claims are "entertainment only", and many are plain silly. Even in a dysfunctional health care system, you owe it to whoever you're in a romantic relationship with to get these things treated effectively, now, by a competent physician. ...Read more
No but . . .: You might have more to get rid of if you wait. Go see your family doctor for treatment. It's really not difficult. If you don't have health insurance, search online for low cost, even free options. I've listed some possibilities on one of the webpages on my blog. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just developed genital warts. Is there any chance that they could go away for ever after treatment? Or will they come back in a month?
Treatment good: But they do come back.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have genital warts and have been prescribed warticon solution. I was wondering if this is the best treatment? And will they go away forever?
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
Probably months: I can't imagine why you wouldn't want to have them treated. Without treatment, they might clear up in a couple of months, but more likely several months and sometimes they persist a couple of years or more. ...Read more
Topical: Gential warts are caused by hpv or human papilloma virus. Warts are benign but can be annoying. They can be surgically removed or treated with topical chemicals. Even if warts are treated, the virus never goes away. The real concern is if high risk hpv is present or not, which can present risk for cervical or other genital cancers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: It is an abnormal skin growth. It will not go away with time, it has to be removed with medications, or skin procedures that can de done in the doctor's office. ...Read more
2-4 weeks?: Topical acid rx for warts takes time, patience and care. Please follow the instruction of its application to avoid irritation to surrounding normal skin. It may take 2-4 weeks or longer depending how often and how long the agent is used and stayed on. Of note, all rx of wart carry a recurrence rate as high as 50%, and many men are hpv carriers with no symptom. Detail? Ask doctor timely. Best... ...Read more
Please tell me how long it takes for to heal up and look normal after treatment of genital warts?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible if exposed to genital warts that u r bound to get them too? And if I end up getting them..what is the least painful treatment? Thanks.
No: Most of the wart viruses that one meets never produce actual warts. Do keep an eye on your body, but everybody meets a few strains of HPV and if you do end up with some warts, we can manage them. None of the treatments is especially rough, and your physician can help you choose. I'd opt for a laser. ...Read more
Warts: Why would you do that? You get them once, you can have them again and again. ...Read more
Are you able to diagnose genital warts by using a picture?
Also what are the treatment and are they lengthy and does it effect fertility?
No: Vaccination is a preventative not a curative measure. ...Read more