What is the best treatment for male genital warts?
Genital wart treatments that can be applied directly to your skin include:
- Imiquimod (Aldara, Zyclara). This cream appears to boost your immune system’s ability to fight genital warts.
- Podophyllin and podofilox (Condylox).
- Trichloroacetic acid.
- Sinecatechins (Veregen).
Can I buy over the counter treatment for genital warts?
You should not use over-the-counter wart treatments that are not specifically for genital warts. These are not meant for sensitive genital skin. It is recommended to avoid sexual contact with the infected area during treatment, to protect the treated area of skin from friction and help it heal.
Is there a cure for genital warts for men?
Genital warts can be treated, but they can’t be cured. You’re removing the warts, but you’ll still have the HPV that causes them. The HPV may go away at some point on its own, but there’s no way to know for sure. Some people will get warts again and others won’t.
Which cream is best for genital warts?
Options for gels, creams, and ointments are imiquimod cream, podofilox gel, and sinecatechins ointment. Imiquimod is a cream you apply yourself to external warts to boost your immune system. You use imiquimod 5% cream at bedtime, three times a week for 16 weeks. You put on imiquimod 3.75% cream every night.
What is the best over the counter genital wart remover?
The only safe and effective nonprescription wart medication is salicylic acid.
What does a genital wart look like male?
What Do Genital Warts Look Like? Genital warts look like small flesh-colored, pink or red growths in or around the sex organs. The warts may look similar to the small parts of a cauliflower, or they may be very tiny and hard to see. They often appear in clusters of three or four, and may grow and spread rapidly.
Can you use Bazuka on genital warts?
Do not use the gel anywhere on or near your face, armpits, breasts, bottom or genital (sex) area. Do not use the gel on birthmarks, moles, warts with hairs growing from them, or any other spots.
What does genital warts look like on a man?