Top 20 Doctor insights on: Wart rid chance
Warts are tricky: These viruses just want to survive -unfortunately at your expense. So it's good if you have a doc to guide you through treatment. There are physical ablation techniques (cryotherapy, lasers), and immunologically based (topical therapies like Imiquimod, occlusive therapy). An ID doctor or a dermatologist should be an expert in helping you. BTW there's a vaccine for genital warts but 'off label' 4u. ...Read more
Boyfriend just found a genital wart on him, we've had sex once what are the chances I will get it? I have not received the shot to prevent hpv!
I think you may be surprised by the statistics and also what we do not know yet about hpv.
96% of americans are exposed to one of the strains of hpv by the age of 26. It is likely you have been exposed long before this recent exposure to your boyfriend.
This is the reason you get pap smears. I would hope you have been and will continue to get them. But, please get the hpv vaccine anyway! ...Read more
After genital wart removal is there any chance that immune can clear hpv completely some say it last lifelong but some say 90% can get rid in 3 year?
Here are some...: The quoted statements are largely correct. Besides, the odd to have recurrence after wart removal may mount to 50% over time since HPV is invisible and at times personal humoral immune ability does suffice to take control of the invading virus that takes entrance through the broken skin or mucosa-the first line of personal defense. More? Contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login... ...Read more
We don't have a cure: But, as warts appear they can be treated. There are several topical treatments some, like imiquimod, can be applied by patients, others are applied by a physician. There are also other techniques to burn, freeze, or cut them off. All this requires a visit with your gynecologist of family doctor. ...Read more
Use something else: Some people also apply black cohosh directly on the skin. This is because there was some thought that black cohosh would improve the skin’s appearance. Similarly, people used black cohosh for other skin conditions such as acne, wart removal, and even the removal of moles, but this is seldom done anymore. ...Read more
Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer