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How can I remove genital warts w/over the counter meds?

How can I remove genital warts w/over the counter meds?

Genital warts: You cannot use OTC meds to treat genital warts. Any treatment, whether it be chemical, cryotherapy, or surgical excision, needs to be done under the care of a physician. The medications used are prescription only. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

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


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After genital warts are removed, how long is one contagious for?

After genital warts are removed, how long is one contagious for?

Well: The problem with warts is that they are viral and contagious. Now you need to have excellent hygiene and be sure they are all gone and none remaining and none remaining and you stay very clean and then will see. ...Read more

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I had genital warts removed yesterday and they are still bleeding today. Is that normal?

I had genital warts removed yesterday and they are still bleeding today. Is that normal?

A little, yes.: A slight amount of bleed or seepage is normal. If it worsens, see the surgeon who performed the removal. ...Read more

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Does applying vitaminE and garlic to genital warts remove them? If so how long should I apply it? Please help

Does applying vitaminE and garlic to genital warts remove them? If so how long should I apply it? Please help

Not your best choice: Your physician has a few better options, from surgery to lasers to some simple chemicals to immunomodulators that will get your body excited enough to clear the warts using the immune system. There is nothing "enlightened" about choosing "natural" stuff that will probably not work. I've had colleagues with these warts and nobody's used garlic -- if it worked, we'd know. ...Read more

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Genital warts can be removed or go away within a few years, does that mean it's not with you for life, like it's not like herpes?

Genital warts can be removed or go away within a few years, does that mean it's not with you for life, like it's not like herpes?

HPV: Hpv, can last a lifetime and put you at risk for cervical, rectal and throat cancer. But, there are over 140 different strains and most of them cause no permanent risk. 13 strains cause these dangerous cancers. Gardisil, the vaccine, prevents the four strains that cause 95% of the dangerous disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I got genital warts, I removed them about a little more than a year now nothing has come back. Does that mean it wasn't too serious?

Removal: The lack of recurrence of genital warts says less about the severity of the initial disease than it does about the effectiveness of the treatment. Stay vigilent, but be glad for the success you had in getting rid of the lesions. ...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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Will genital warts be gone forever once removed?

Most of the time: Most of the time the treatment is permanent. But in extensive cases or in people with poor local immunity it may be difficult to totally eradicate the warts. Early treatment is very important. ...Read more

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How old must you be to get genital warts surgically removed?

How old must you be to get genital warts surgically removed?

No limit: Genital warts usually by definition are caused by genital contact -- which should not be occurring in children/pediatrics. Your name is "mommy" so I interpret this to be female: if there is abuse, this needs to be reported, the patient removed from the circumstance, and then treated. Surgery, laser therapy, liquid nitrogen, podophyllin, etc are all possible methods of treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any effective ways to remove genital warts at home?

No: Removal of genital warts should be left to your physician. Don't be tempted to do-it-yourself with over-the-counter remedies as these are not designed for genital tissue. ...Read more

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Genital warts, cheapest way to remove them. Been having it since 4 months ago.

Chemoablation: Chemoablation with salicylic acid.

If more serious then electrocauterization may be needed.

5-fu is another product that is used. ...Read more

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I have genital warts but I do not want to go get them removed because I'm terrified. Will they eventually go away?

I have genital warts but I do not want to go get them removed because I'm terrified. Will they eventually go away?

Genital Warts: If left untreated, visible genital warts can resolve on their own, remain unchanged, or increase in size or number. Available therapies for genital warts likely reduce, but do not eradicate, hpv infectivity. Treatment can be liquid nitrogen and topical prescription medications. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any natural ways to remove external genital warts while pregnant?

Please tell me if there are any natural ways to remove external genital warts while pregnant?

Not sure: There are no natural ways to remove a wart.

Probably the best treatment locally would be freezing or cryotherapy. Any other of the liquid treatments are toxic. ...Read more

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Genital warts. I have a few bumps and not sure I should have removed or safer if there just dormant?

Here are some...: If the bumps have been lifelong without a change in their number and size, these may be just inborn moles; if different from the above, i.e., increasing in their size and number, see Doc to better assessment, treatment, and counseling. ...Read more

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Is there a medication on the shelf I can use to remove genital warts? With out going back to the doctors office

There: There is not an over the counter remedy avaiable that is specific to genital warts.
Genital warts need to be assessed by your health care provider. Then, he/she may recommend and precribe a medication that can be applied in the privacy of your own home.

Most of the time, genital warts are removed using cryotherapy (freezing the wart so that growth stops).

Please see your health care provider to determine the best solution. ...Read more

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Supposing that someone had genial warts but got them removed and they had sex with someone, could that person get genital warts?

No: Genital warts are common and are contagious.
However, if a person had warts and had them treated so that no warts are present on the skin, then the partner should not be at any risk to contact them.
It if believed that a wart must be present to spread the disease.
The cells of the anus in a person who has had them treated still contain the virus, but they are not contagious.
Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Epsom salt on genital warts help remove it?

No: Need to apply a topical anti-viral or have the lesion removed or destroyed by freezing or burning by a physician. ...Read more

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My bfs roomate jus had genital warts removed can that be contagious if they share a bathroom?

My bfs roomate jus had genital warts removed can that be contagious if they share a bathroom?

Unlikely: Warts are caused by human papilloma virus, in order to get them you need constant contact and some small skin abrasion, just using the bath room is unlikely to get warts, especially genital with normal sanitary precautions. ...Read more

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Do gynecologists or dermatologists remove genital warts?

Do gynecologists or dermatologists remove genital warts?

Warts: Dermatologists will typically remove external warts where as gynecologists will remove internal ones. ...Read more

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When you get genital warts removed with liquid nitrogen, will it leave dark spots on the skin.?

When you get genital warts removed with liquid nitrogen, will it leave dark spots on the skin.?

Possible: Possible, especially if you have pigmented skin but in time fades away. ...Read more

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If you just removed HPV genital warts and two weeks later you feel itchy, are they coming back?

If you just removed HPV genital warts and two weeks later you feel itchy, are they coming back?

Not necessarily: You have to wait and see the actual growth to be sure. Two weeks is a very short time. Itching may be related to other factors. ...Read more

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If a man has had genital warts removed from his penis does that mean that he is totally cured of the hpv?

No: Could be, but most likely he can have hpv in the skin and it has not formed a wart yet so he may or may not get future warts. ...Read more

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My female partner had genital warts, but got it removed by laser surgery. Is it okay to provide oral sex?

When eradicated: Warts are caused by hpv virus, are contagious till completely eliminated., in female when untreated will cause carcinoma of cervix. It is not too late to get quadrivalent vaccine, has to see her doctor. ...Read more

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Genital warts removed from base of my penis. However aware that still a carrier of HPV. Worried about infecting future safe partners.?

Here are some. ..: Once infected with HPV, its virus will almost stay with you forever although you may have no clinically detectable visible warts. In reality, just exercise higher diligence & vigilance for safer sex. Besides, make sure to have regular PAP smear for sex partner. There is no practical need to be overly anxious about it; just move & live on; if seeing something, deal with it timely. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more


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Warts (Definition)

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