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My Husband Has Gential Warts Can I Get Them And How Long Does It Take
Yes: Chances are you already have the virus that causes genital warts, human papillomavirus, hpv, mostly types 6 and 11. You have a 70% chance of infection with this virus by one unprotected sex with an infected individual via direct skin-to-skin contact. Only 1-5% infected will develop genital warts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will aldara (imiquimod) 5% cream get rid of genital warts and how long does it generally take? Or would it be more effective to have a dr. Freeze them off?
I've had genital warts for approximately two years. The topical crimes didn't work. How long does it take to go away on its own? What do you recommend
Your doctor can: treat with topical liquid nitrogen or stronger acid substance. Surgical removal can work. I have injected them with something to stimulate the immune system to attack the wart. To get rid of them you need your immune system. Talk to your doc. Freezing has worked well. Get the vaccines for HPV as well ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1 or 2 weeks: Depends on size of wart & depth of freeze. ...Read more
Depends: I usually start people by using liquid nitrogen. I cryo these every week to 10 days until gone. Did your doc in miami use the cryotreatment? Theres 3 applications..Podofilox, Imiquimod and sinecatechin. I'm guessing your on the Imiquimod (aldara?)...Max of 16 weeks. Any other medical issues..Like hiv? Bacause it will effect tx. If you have ?'s my email is infections.Specialist@gmail.Com. ...Read more
How long does it take genital warts to appear? And is gardasil effective. Who is most at risk for warts, what kind of people
Varies: In a clinical setting we expect genital warts to appear within months of exposure to wart producing strains of HPV. There are some settings where it may not emerge for longer. When taken before exposure, the vaccine can help protect against 2 of the wart producing strains that cause most genital warts. Any person exposed to wart strains can develop them if they are not immune. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
10-14 days: A couple of weeks is generally sufficient for the incisions to heal. ...Read more
Weeks or years: Genital warts are not dangerous, but are contagious. . Once a person is infected, he or she may develop warts in days, weeks or even years. Outbreaks are so very variable. Sometimes so many years after contact that a person has no memory of who infected them. They should be treated - either coagulated in the office or the operating room - depending on how many you have. .Peter wilk, md. ...Read more
Most of the time wil: Most of the people will develop immunity to hpv virus , will get of it wit in 1 to 2 yeas, only 1% of population will not able to get rid of it without treatment . 4 out of 5 woman had it by the age of 50 , and a compelling reason to have vaccination for young woman to prevent future cancer of cervix. ...Read more
Unique to individual: The time gap between exposure to hpv and subsequent possible development of warts or precancerous changes is unique to each person and in part depends upon the strain of hpv. A person with impaired immunity (hiv / organ transplant recipient / other immune dysfunction) will have a more difficult time fighting off hpv infection. Hpv is also more aggressive in cigarette smokers. ...Read more
How long does it take the herpes virus or gential warts to show up in blood test. Small red bump in pubic area should I be alarmed ?
2 weeks: 2 weeks is the likely. Of time for to show up in a blood test however you probably have anothrr issue! ...Read more
No pills..: There are topical medications you can apply, on a scheduled basis (2-3x/week) for up to 16 wks etc...These are prescriptions. They can also be treated in the office by your doc/dermatologists. The current cervical cancer vaccines may help reduce the incidence of gential warts significantly. Check with your doc.. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Podophilox self edministered twice daily x days, reat up 3 times with 4 day intervals as necessary. Cryotherapy repeated after 2 weeks if necessary. Surgical removal by excision, curettege &/or electrocautery. No treatment is 100% reliable. Best discuss with dermatologist, urologist, gynecologist or family dr with experience in managing stds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: If you are lucky they will respond immediately to simple topical treatments. They can persist for months even with treatment and occasionally will recur after apparently successful treatment. ...Read more
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