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How can I treat genital warts?

How can I treat genital warts?

Meds or destruction: There are some home treatments that you may use by prescription. The two best that i like are Condylox (podofilox) Gel or veragen gel. At the office i prefer to treat genital warts with both liquid nitrogen and the pulsed dye laser. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat genital warts?

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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Please tell me how long it takes for to treat genital warts?

Please tell me how long it takes for to treat genital warts?

Variable: Podophilox self edministered twice daily x days, reat up 3 times with 4 day intervals as necessary. Cryotherapy repeated after 2 weeks if necessary. Surgical removal by excision, curettege &/or electrocautery. No treatment is 100% reliable. Best discuss with dermatologist, urologist, gynecologist or family dr with experience in managing stds. ...Read more

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How to treat genital warts?

How to treat genital warts?

Go see your doctor.: It can be removed with medications, or surgical procedures that can de done in the doctor's office. •Take the necessary precautions to prevent trauma to the area, which can result in bleeding. •Be careful to prevent transmission to a sexual partner. •Because the warts themselves are infectious, avoid touching them. Do not pick or squeeze the warts. ...Read more

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Will surgery be necessary to treat genital warts?

Not necessarily: Genital warts respond to a number of treatments. Medical creams such as Aldara (imiquimod) can boost the local immune system. Milder office procedures such as cryotherapy (freezing) the warts can be very effective as can some chemical treatments such as podphyllin. Genital warts should not be treated with over-the-counter medication. ...Read more

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What medication is used to treat genital warts to prevent outbreaks?

No medication: Unfortunately, there has been no approved medication to use in people infected with hpv to prevent outbreaks. So far, only actual lesions can be treated. There is hpv vaccination available, though, which is most useful in those who are not infected, however, it can be used in those who are infected, although, it doesn't guarantee 100% efficacy in either group. ...Read more

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Can I treat genital warts while pregnant?

Can I treat genital warts while pregnant?

With caution: If the warts are not growing postpone treatment to the third trimester or after delivery. Common treatments include cryotherapy ( with liquid nitrogen), podophlyllin compounds and Imiquimod cream. Liquid nitrogen or in special situations Imiquimod may be used in pregnancy. Ask your obstetrician or dermatologist if treatment is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Why do i have genital warts? Is it harmful ? How to treat genital warts?

Why do i have genital warts? Is it harmful ? How to treat genital warts?

Warts: yes needs treatment thru your OGYNB doc precursor to Cervical CA, ofcourse its a small but enough to treat about percentage ...Read more

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How long should I use imiquimod to treat genital warts?

How long should I use imiquimod to treat genital warts?

As told by your doc: Imiquimod( aldara) works on immune system to help body fight virus ( used in basal cell ca, actinic keratosis also ) usually applied 3 to 4 days a wk for up to16 wks , ask your doctor , has to be under supervision. ...Read more

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

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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Is it safe to not treat genital warts or genital skin tags?

Is it safe to not treat genital warts or genital skin tags?

See a dermatologist: Depending upon where these are and what they look like they may need treatment or potentially biopsy. ...Read more

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Can I use over-the-counter wart medication to treat genital warts?

No: Because the skin of the genitals is thinner and more sensitive than that on the hands or feet, using over the counter wart treatments is not recommended for genital warts. ...Read more

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Can avelox be used to treat genital warts and other std's?

NO: That is used to treat mult sclerosis each std needs a differnet txment and it depends where you have the genital warts on the treatment whether they are on teh vulva, vagina cervix, anus or a combination, see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil treat genital warts?

Can tea tree oil treat genital warts?

Not reliably: Nobody really knows. Tee tree oil is a common folk remedy but has never been studied scientifically. It's a skin irritant, so it might help. However, attempting treatment risks changing the appearance of the warts, making it more difficult for a doctor to accurately diagnose the problem. You would be much wiser to not treat yourself, see a doctor, then follow her professional advice. ...Read more

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Can aldara (imiquimod) creme be used inside or near vagina? To treat genital warts

Can aldara (imiquimod) creme be used inside or near vagina? To treat genital warts

Aldara (imiquimod): I would not recommend this. It can be very painful and cause a chemical burn. It's best to see your physician to try localized treatment (either by freezing or the physician applying tca acid carefully and only to the affected place) hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi,I have imiquimod cream that is expired, is it safe to use or alternatives? I am out of the country at the moment, need to treat genital warts.

Hi,I have imiquimod cream that is expired, is it safe to use or alternatives? I am out of the country at the moment, need to treat genital warts.

HPV: It won't hurt to use this expired medication but it might not help. An alternative is to place moist warm green tea bags on the lesions. Green tea extract had good research that it can help the body clear HPV faster. ...Read more

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