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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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What happens after you burn genital warts with acid?

What happens after you burn genital warts with acid?

Blister or peeling: There can be blistering followed by sloughing of the skin, peeling or scaling or exfoliation of the skin. There can be swelling, warmth and tenderness after treatment. The blistering forces up the viral particles underneath the skin which is the cause of the wart. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

How long does it take for genital warts to fall off and heal up after acid treatment?

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.

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Will genital warts turn white when 5% acetic acid is applied? How long do you need to leave vinegar on?

Bad test don't do it: The vinegar or acetic acid "test" to detect warts or HPV is a very poor test. Knowledgeable health professionals rarely use it except on the cervix, to help guide biopsy and treatment of HPV affected tissues. Elsewhere, some HPV tissues don't whiten and many white spots are not HPV. Far better to look at the many available online photos of warts and compare with what you have. Or see a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital warts. I heard hydrogen peroxide works wonder but I'm using the acid method?

What to do if I have genital warts. I heard hydrogen peroxide works wonder but I'm using the acid method?

Genital warts: THere are various topical chemical agents used to treat genital warts; hydrogen peroxide is not one of them. Trichloroacetic acid is a commonly used treatment option, but should be used under the care of a physician. Genital warts have a fairly high recurrence rate after treatment, and it is very important that your treatment and post treatment course are monitored. ...Read more

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After you get genital warts burned with acid do they stay bumpy or go flat?

After you get genital warts burned with acid do they stay bumpy or go flat?

Warts: If they are gone they should be flat. A few reasons for bumpiness are that wart is still present or healing is still taking place or treatment created scar tissue. ...Read more

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Can you use prescription salicylic acid 27.5% on genital warts?

Genital Warts: Salicylic acid is not that effective at treating genital warts. Topic treatmens include prescriptions as in:
patient-applied:
podofilox 0.5% solution or gel
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imiquimod 5% cream
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sinecatechins 15% ointment. ...Read more

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I recently got treated for genital warts with acid, but had sex with a condom while still healing. Should I be concerned?

I recently got treated for genital warts with acid, but had sex with a condom while still healing. Should I be concerned?

No: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) of which there are over 100 strains, though only several strains cause genital warts. Topical application of acid (usually bi- or trichloracetic) is commonly used to treat visible warts. Other than good hygiene with soap and water until the treated areas heal and use of a condom for protection, generally no other specific care is needed. ...Read more

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I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV I got. There was no sign of hpv. Normal?

I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV I got. There was no sign of hpv. Normal?

Good not on PAP!!!: So your virus did not infect the cervix. That is good. Now the specific type makes no difference except to get yearly paps. Is "azot" french for nitrogen? Have you been treated yet with Imiquimod cream? You may need many treatments to stop the warts. ...Read more

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Will clotrimazole cream change the shape of genital warts and hard to identify? Please help! Is it something like salycilic acid?

Will clotrimazole cream change the shape of genital warts and hard to identify? Please help! Is it something like salycilic acid?

No effect: Clotrimazole doesn't affect genital warts. It is unrelated to salicylic acid or other treatments for warts. Any moisturizing cream might make warts temporarily softer, but otherwise no effect. ...Read more

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Why can't I use salicylic acid on a genital wart? I have genital warts and can't afford to go to a dr. To get a prescription for them.

Viral etiology: Unless you kill the virus with swomething like a course of veregen, (sinecatechins) Aldara etc the recurrance rates are higher and the virus will bersist in the normal skin. ...Read more

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What happens if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.s.a.p?

See a doctor: See a doctor or clinic for professional diagnosis and treatment advice. Over the counter chemicals and various folk remedies have not been studied scientifically and it isn't known how well they work, if at all. Some apparent warts actually are other skin conditions. Self treatment may change the appearince of skin bumps, without curing warts but making it harder to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Can you tell me if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Yes: Small warts are easily treated with cautery or laser and this is quick
they may return once or twice after treatment
there are creams that treat the disease over a period of time and will treat areas where the virus is not exhibiting itself as warts. ...Read more

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How fast do genital warts grow?

How fast do genital warts grow?

Highly vary...: Its pace of growth highly varies from (-) to zero to fast to reflect individual defense mechanism against hpv. So, it's hard to predict and just watch and work with doctor. Note: a recurrence rate of some 50% over time after rx is expected, and many hpv-infected persons are just its carriers with no symptoms or signs of hpv. ...Read more

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What does genital warts look like?

See below: Visit this site for images of genital warts.
https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=genital+warts&biw=1440&bih=704&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=QmIXVP-qF4rn8gHFnoCYDw&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ ...Read more

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How large can genital warts become?

Large clusters: Unttreated genital warts can form clusters and masses that can be mistaken for a tumor, especially in the rectal area, where they might not be noticed. ...Read more

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Can I clear genital warts at home?

See your doctor: Genital warts are caused by the hpv virus family and are often treated in the office with freezing with cryotherapy or with electrocautery. In addition, between visits prescription to use at home are often given including either Aldara cream, Condylox (podofilox) Gel or other medications. Also, Gardasil is a vaccine that helps prevent some hpv infections. See a dermatologist to discuss options. ...Read more

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Do genital warts have a root system?

No: Herpesvirus and hpv are usually the cause of multicentric genital tract infection. Virus involves nuclear rna-dna of the invected cells and does not have any ' roots'.
Thank you for question. ...Read more

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How can I put an end to genital warts?

Warts: Warts may be treated with a variety of topical creams, liquid nitrogen, or surgery to name a few, depending on the size, number, and location. See a dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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Can I pass my genital warts to my baby?

Rarely.: Genital warts typically do not get passed to children during vaginal childbirth. As a result, the presence of genital warts are not an indication for delivery by c-section, and are usually not treated during pregnancy. The best option is to treat them following pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat genital warts?

Destructive methods: There are a variety of topical treatments that can be used, or they can be frozen or burned off. Genital warts are caused by certain strains of the human papilloma virus and can potentially go away without treatment. Warts that recur or do not respond to treatment should be biopsied to rule out cancer. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts from a toilet?

Yes possible: Papilloma virus is contagious possible but unlikely as most of the time it is not from toilets. ...Read more

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How to remove flat genital warts at home?

How to remove flat genital warts at home?

Genital warts: Since warts are caused by a virus, hpv, it is best to be seen by a doc to get proper treatment. There are many at home treatments available. ...Read more

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What do genital warts actually look like?

Raised bumps: Genital warts usually are raised bumps, often looking like a little skin tag or even a tiny cauliflower-like textured bump. They can also be flat or just a thickened spot on the skin with a different than normal feel or texture. ...Read more

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Who is more susceptible to genital warts?

THe one: Who did not have immunity, only 1% will have them rest will get rid of them with 2 years, in those warts will not go away with out treatment, 4 out 5 had them by the age of 50. Of course immune compromised are very susceptible ...Read more

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Are genital warts flat and not easy to see?

Depends: I guess it depends who is looking. An experienced Obgyn dermatologist or other doctor familiar with the variations in genital warts would not likely having trouble identifying flat genital warts. ...Read more

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Can you have kids with having genital warts?

Yes: If you have genital warts there are some that would deliver by c-section to avoid spread to the baby at delivery. That is a bit drastic but done in some locals. Babies exposed to genital warts at birth have a risk of acquiring vocal cord warts and or genital warts, which may not be evident for up to three years. Genital warts appearing after that time bring on questions of sexual exploitation. ...Read more

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Can you use a and d ointment on genital warts?

Yes, but....: ... It won't do any good. See your doctor or a dermatologist and get them treated. ...Read more

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Are genital warts dangerous and can they be cured?

Yes and No: They can be precursors to cancer if due to certain types of human papilloma virus. They cannot be cured in the sense of complete eradication, but the lesions can be treated and healed over. See a doctor who deals with stds about this since they may also suggest that you should be tested for other stds and since you are placing your sexual partners at risk. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

HPV is common: 70 - 80 % of young women in the U.S. Have or have had hpv. There are several types, some can cause cervical cancer, some cause almost no trouble at all, and some cause warts. Warts are primarily cosmetic, although they can be transmitted sexually. Reducing the bulk of the warts can be done with chemicals or other means of cautery. Your immune system is ultimately going to get rid of the hpv. ...Read more

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Do genital warts always grow and continue to spread?

No: Genital warts are caused by a virus and an intact immune system can limit the spread and eventually eliminate them. Since we cannot predict when and if this will happen, warts are usually actively treated. ...Read more

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Is it usual to feel upset about having genital warts?

Of course.: Any problem involving the genital region can be upsetting. But multiple treatments are available. See your gynecologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get genital warts from toilet seatsĀ ?

Genital warts toilet: Not very likely!
scabies, crabs, possibly; warts, very rare if never. ...Read more

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What to do to not get genital warts from my girlfriend?

Not that much: Unfortunately, short of not having intercourse (of any form: oro-genital, genital-genital, or anal-genital) there isn't much you can do to reliably prevent transmission of hpv. Condoms don't reliably prevent the spread of hpv. ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital warts question please help!?

Genital Warts: First do not have sex with others because genital warts are contagious and could undergo transfomation to cancer. Fortunately they are usually very easy to treat. Treatment requires evaluation by a physician. You can contact your local health department to assist with getting treatment and appropriate referral if you do not have insurance. No sex until cleared by a physician. ...Read more

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Can my boyfriend perform oral on me if I have genital warts?

He may already have: There is risk of transmission by any intimate contact. This is likely to persist even after successful. Treatment. But these viruses are very common among people who have no symptoms but are resistant because of previous infection. ...Read more

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