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Hpv And Condylox
HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aldara: Aldara is a prescription cream used 3x/wk x 12 weeks and is very effective treatment for condyloma. It is an immune modulator which amps up your immune system which in turn destroys the hpv virus. Also quit smoking as smoking acts as a cofactor in allowing the virus to thrive. Thus, the combination of Aldara and smoking cessation should be very effective treatment for condyloma. ...Read more
Aldara (Imiqimod): Boosts your immune system which helps toeliminate hpv virus. 70 - 85% effective. Other alternatives are freezing with liqid nitrogen, electrocauery to reove with electric current or laser vaporization or excisiion. These methods are up to 90% effective. However, genial warts can recur after any hpv wart treatment. ...Read more
It depends: Warts are due to HPV, and certain creams or ointments can be very effective in clearing warts (e.g. Aldara®, Zyclara®, Condylox®, Veregen® in the US, other names elsewhere). However, there are no creams to treat non-wart HPV infections, such as abnormal pap smear or invisible HPV skin lesions. First get a professional exam to confirm the diagnosis and follow the doc's advice about best Rx for you. ...Read more
Several options...: Hpv therapy falls into two general categories. The first is direct destruction of visible lesions using either cryosurgery (freezing), mild acids, podophyllum, electrosurgery ("cauterization") or laser. The second is prescription topical medications used to destroy the lesions and/or eliminate the virus. These include Aldara (imiquimod) cream, veregan ointment and condylox (podofilox) gel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone has HPV what can they do to prevent it from causing cancer? Other than getting checked constantly. How can they eliminate the risk factor?
HPV TREATMENT: HPV TREATMENT. You need an exam if the lesions are consistent with HPV two topical options are available ALDARA AND CONDYLOX. If you are noticing a split stream when you pee, urology needs to see you for a cystoscope. In women with HPV they need to be monitored closely with Pap smears and if it develops into cervical dysplasia it needs to be treated surgically. It is very difficult to treat ...Read more
I have HPV and aldara cream affect my skin badly. İf ı keep my skin with HPV under hot water can it work? Can my papillomas get better by this way?
No, but: No, but there are several alternative treatments. There are other medications which are self-applied (condylox, veregan); medications applied by a doctor (tca, podophyllin); or they can be treated surgically by freezing, excision or laser. Any of the medications can irritate, so the decision is best made between you and your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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