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How To Treat Warts Quickly
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a plantar wart was to be spread to the genitals or in the mouth, would it still be the same type of wart? Treatable in the same way?
Virus with fetish: Treatment depends on location. All hpv are not same, there over 60 types most of the time go away on their own. Yes genital & mouth possible to be the same as they all cause cancers, main culprits 6 11 16 18 quadirvalevt vaccination is available as they cause ca of cervix, vagina, vulva throat, anal penile cancer in men. Young woman need vaccination to prevent above cancers. ...Read more
WART TREATMENTS: Depends on how long you have had them. Also depends on where the warts are. Also how many warts? For fingers, toes? Genitals? For fingers and toes, for instance, many over-the-counter wart medications like compound w, wart-off, wartaway sometimes work. Dermatologists often freeze off warts. Warts on the soles are very difficult to get rid of. See a dermatologists if they are stubborn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patience: Most warts will eventually go away on their own. There are over the counter topical medications that can be used. A physician can remove them by a variety of means - surgical excision, cryotherapy, cautery, topical prescription medications. If they are causing problems, more aggressive treatment is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wart treatment: Dermatologists treat warts all over the body and podiatrists treat warts on the foot and ankle. There are numerous ways to treat them- chemically, surgically and medically. Type of wart, location and number will often dictate the best treatment needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: What kind of warts are you talking about? Most warts are due to HPV infection and many will disappear on their own. Skin warts may be treated with over the counter medications or by freezing. Genital warts may be treatable with topical medication but may require excision. Warts generally do not affect a person's health, however, other strains of the same virus cause cancer of the cervix. ...Read more
May work OK: As long as the warts are not in an area where the material could transfer and cause a problem. This is a brand of otc product that has been around in many forms for decades. Duofilm has gell/liquid& patch forms using a caustic pealing agent derived from salicelate.It produces an acid peal or burn on whatever skin it is applied.Most failures are due to inadequate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm scared i want be able to have kids now that my boyfriend has warts an i don't! he has been treated! are kids possible in our future?
Many do: If you get genital warts and are shedding virus during delivery, the the baby may acquire the germ and have perianal or other lesions show up in the first 2 yrs or so.As far as i know this only applies to those strains that produce the visable genital warts. Some elect to have a scheuled c-section if their visable warts are active at the time of delivery which avoids the risk. ...Read more
Flat Warts: Warts often go away without treatment.Over-the-counter treatments that contain salicylic acid work by removing layers of a wart a little bit at a time.Imiquimod is a prescription cream may enhance your immune system's ability to fight hpv.Freezing with liquid nitrogen, electrocautery, which uses an electrical current to burn off warts or lesions, surgical or laser surgery. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
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