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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
7 doctors shared insights

Podophyllin (Overview)

Podophyllin is a topical anti-viral agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
7 doctors shared insights

Podophyllin (Overview)

Podophyllin is a topical anti-viral agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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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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How effective is the genital warts gel condylox (podofilox)?

Over 50 percent: It is effective in over 50 per cent of cases up to about 80 per cent. Typically it is applied three days a week for four weeks. If not totally effective other treatments may be necessary to destroy warts. Regular follow up may be necessary in resistant cases. ...Read more

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Aldara (imiquimod) cream side effects?

Aldara (imiquimod) cream side effects?

Burning or redness: Aldara (imiquimod) may cause some local burning or redness if applied to sensitive areas. ...Read more

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Is salicylic acid effective prescription for removing plantar warts?

Is salicylic acid effective prescription for removing plantar warts?

One of many: Ways of treating plantar wart. Discuss with your doctor could freeze it cryotherapy or use a laser but sal acid works on some. Discuss with podiatrist. ...Read more

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Salacylic acid paste effective on warts?

Salacylic acid paste effective on warts?

It can be...: That is one of the many ways that doctors treat warts. You just need to use it regularly and remove the dead skin occasionally for it to work best. ...Read more

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/is using aldara (imiquimod) cream for the same purpose?

/is using aldara (imiquimod) cream for the same purpose?

Aldara (imiquimod) cream: Gyns prescibe Aldara (imiquimod) cream to treat vulvar condyloma( warts) there are other faster methods to treat them in the office. If you use the vream you have to apply it 3x per week for usually 8-12 weeks and it can cause vulvar irritation. ...Read more

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Can condylox (podofilox) solution be used to treat genital warts?

Yes: This medication is a topic gel used to treat warts, among other things. Warts can also be treated by a physician using liquid nitrogen, laser, or surgery. ...Read more

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Effects of condylox (podofilox)?

Effects of condylox (podofilox)?

Condylox (podofilox): Side effects of condylox (podofilox) include: inflammation, burning, pain, erosion, pruritus, bleeding, erythema, and headache. ...Read more

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What is aldara (imiquimod) used for?

What is aldara (imiquimod) used for?

AKs and warts: Aldara (imiquimod) is used most commonly for treatment of aks (actinic keratoses which are precancers). It's also used for treatment of superficial skin cancers such as superficial basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in-situ but it does not have as high a cure rate as surgery so it is not considered the gold standard for skin cancer. Aldara (imiquimod) is also used for treatment of genital warts. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide herpes treatment safe?

Is hydrogen peroxide herpes treatment safe?

Herpes simplex: Hydrogen peroxide is probably reasonably safe to use but is not likely to make a significant difference in outcome. ...Read more

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What is cantharidin wart treatment?

What is cantharidin wart treatment?

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

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How effective is aldara (imiquimod) cream to cure my warts?

Aldara (imiquimod) cream: Quite effective, usually about 80% of time. However it may take 3 months or so and is expensive. There are numerous other treatments available for foot warts- see your local podiatrist! ...Read more

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Does podophyllin always work for molluscum contagiosum?

Does podophyllin always work for molluscum contagiosum?

Molluscum: No it does not!please return to the physician who put Podophyllin and look for complete regressiom. ...Read more

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Is aldara (imiquimod) medication very expensive?

Is aldara (imiquimod) medication very expensive?

Yes: Anywhere from $15 to $40 a pack, therefore shop around for the best deal. Usually if you buy in bulk, 12 to 48 paks the price goes down, but still a lot of cost! ...Read more

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Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Beware: I would strongly encouraged you to avoid over the counter wart removers, whether it be salicylic acid based or cold based when addressing genital warts. That area is quite sensitive and is best addressed by your primary care doctor or dermatologists. Remember you can do more harm than good trying to treat these at home. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Podofin (Definition)

Podofin is a topical anti-viral agent which is a ...Read more