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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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Least painful treatment for genital warts?

Least painful treatment for genital warts?

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

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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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Can treatment for genital warts brought off the internet actually work?

Can treatment for genital warts brought off the internet actually work?

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

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If you prolong getting treatment for genital warts are they harder to get rid of?

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 more

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How safe is trichloroacetic acid (tca) treatment for genital warts?

How safe is trichloroacetic acid (tca) treatment for genital warts?

Under supervision: If treated by trained physician it is pretty safe. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar an effective treatment for genital warts?

Is apple cider vinegar an effective treatment for genital warts?

Unlikely: Most warts do heal on their own. However, if the lesions persist more than three months, see your doctor. Get HPV vaccine. Consult this site for more information on this topic: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/stds-hiv-safer-sex/genital-warts ...Read more

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I had cryo treatment for genital warts 5 days ago and my vagina is very red and swollen and on the warts now have yellow, pusy wounds around them? It hurts when I sit down, I smell funny down there and there is blood in my underwear. It's causing me so mu

I had cryo treatment for genital warts 5 days ago and my vagina is very red and swollen and on the warts now have yellow, pusy wounds around them? It hurts when I sit down, I smell funny down there and there is blood in my underwear. It's causing me so mu

Patience: The cryo treatment destroys the warts by causing cell destruction and damage. That is how the virus is eradicated. The wounds are your body's response and indicates that healing is underway. They will heal soon and the warts will be gone. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

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

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for genital warts?

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 more

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What is the most appropriate genital warts medical treatment product?

Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) cream (rx only) is generally considered the best but if the warts are large, laser photovaporization is still the optimal treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital warts will they goa way without treatment?

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

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Are there medicinal treatment options that I can use against genital warts?

Yes: There are a couple of different medical treatment options. I have used condylox, (podofilox) salicylic acid and crytherapy when topical medications fail. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

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

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Please tell me how long it takes for to heal up and look normal after treatment of genital warts?

Depends : There are several different treatments available. Freezing typically takes 7-10 days to heal acid-type treatments takes 7-10 days as well. Topical creams, like aldara, (imiquimod) have to be used for longer periods (weeks or months) and can result in irrititation. ...Read more

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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

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Can genital warts keep returning or does it lay dormant after treatment?

Can genital warts keep returning or does it lay dormant after treatment?

Can return: It may return once or twice after treatment, but then usually goes dormant because the population of virus has been reduced and your own immune system suppresses it, but in immunocompromised patients it may keep recurring. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

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


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Warts (Definition)

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