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Perianal Warts Treatment
See below: Considering that you have warts in the genital area, you may have peri-anal warts, however, it is not feasible to know without examining you. As you have been advised before, see a doctor. You may consult this site for more information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-itching/basics/definition/con-20023539 ...Read more
I have small lesion on my perianal body I want to know is it warts or skin tags ? I have anal fissure
Hard to say: without an exam I am not able to answer your question. See your primary doctor to get the proper exam. ...Read more
Probably: since they are a viral alteration pot the skin the would most likely itch or be iffirated. ...Read more
They sure can...: You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). For excisions, I use radiowave surgery. ...Read more
Various: Warts are viruses and, although dermatologists use various treatments on them, such as liquid nitrogen, salicylic acid, canthacur, etc., there is no guarantee that the virus will respond to any destructive method. There is a prescription anti-viral cream that is usually effective called imiquimod, but it is expensive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various: Things like chemical cauterization if all are external and no internal warts. Aldara (imiquimod) can sometimes be effective for both internal and external. Surgical excision of both internal and external is also an option. See a colon and rectal surgeon for recommendations of the best method in your particular case. ...Read more
Cantharidin: Your doctor "paints" cantharidin on your wart and covers it with a bandage. This is generally painless. The cantharidin causes the skin under the wart to blister, lifting the wart off the skin. When the blister dries, the wart comes off with the blistered skin. You may feel some pain when the skin blisters. When you see your doctor again, he or she will remove the dead skin and may retreat. ...Read more
Aspirin: Aspirin can be made into an over the counter wart treatment inexpensively by soaking Aspirin on water and making it into paste and applying it to wart. Cover with duct tape amd this will peel amd macerate the wart without pain. It will gradually peel away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: i've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gentile warts, how would a doctor remove one? What types of treatment are there? I'm wanting to know what methods are used...
Several possible rx: 1podoflox 0.50 % gel or solution locally 2 imiquimod5%cream local application 3sinecatechine15%ontment above therapies are self applied at home the following are adminisred by your doctor or dermatologist 1cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen every 1to2 weeks 2podophyline resin10%to25% or 3tichloracetic acid80to90% 4surgical removal and laser therapy so here you have all the options. ...Read more
Picked off middle of wart w/ tweezers after it came back even after treatment was done. Now its black around edges and hole in middle. This normal?
Cannot afford aldara (imiquimod) (or generic) in the slightest bit; pharmacy said $200+/treatment. Warts are spreading fast. Is there an alternative?
I had a growth removed a month ago, and it was a wart. Dr wants to follow up with nitro treatment. If growth is still gone, what can I expect at appt?
Doctor: Ask the treating phusician physician that exact question ...Read more
Is Aldara (imiquimod) for warts considerded a safe treatment? What side effects should I be aware of? Are there any medicines I should not take with it?
Yes: Hi! Aldara is considered safe (risks outweighed by benefits for many patients), though not for people w/ autoimmune or immunesuppression. Common side effects incl: local redness/itching, ulcers & swelling. There are many less-common effects ( http://reference.medscape.com/drug/aldara-zyclara-imiquimod-343508#4 ) Avoid sex while cream is on skin. Avoid/minimize sunlight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer