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Trichloroacetic Acid For Genital Warts
Under supervision: If treated by trained physician it is pretty safe. ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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?
If I have genital warts will the outbreaks ever stop from happening? Or will I have outbreaks for the rest of my life?
"Warty" problem: Genital warts can be treated and removed so that they do NOT return. There are medications like Aldara, Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and an old one, Podophyllin that can be applied repetitively. Surgical options are Cryotherapy (freezing), lasering, and physical removal. Herpes, as a virus, tends to come back over and over again not the HPV(wart) virus. See a GYN MD for further advice. ...Read more
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