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Will Treat Genital Warts
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the name of best cream that can be used internal and external to treat genital warts? That doesn't have any side effects? How do I get it.
Aldara (imiquimod): This is safe an effective medication available with a prescription. ...Read more
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
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.
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