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How Do You Get Rid Of Anal Warts

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Ask the Experts

Should Aldara be my first treatment choice for anal warts?

I am having trouble ridding myself of anal warts. I realize. that being HIV positive, this is a problem. My doctor has tried freezing them but they continue to reappear. He has not perscribed Aldara. Should this be a first line of treatment as I...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You don't specify the location of your warts. Are they all external? Do you have internal ones? Aldara is indeed quite effective. Many of my patients use it. It's more than reasonable for you to try it. I recommend that you put a... Read more »

treating anal warts

hello Dr. Feinberg!I am a 32 y/o gay male who has been living with HIV for ten yrs with no... Read more »

anal warts and chlorox wipes

One of my friends told me that I could use clorox wipes on my anal warts. It seems like it might... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Cytology (Pap Tests) and Human Papillomavirus Testing in Anal Cancer Screening

In the current study, investigators assessed anal oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) and anal cytology as screening tests for detecting high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN 2+), since this is an immediate precursor to anal cancer. A... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Warts It All About? A Look at Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Writing about sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is fascinating, frustrating and fun. It's fascinating because I get to read the results of research and studies about the sex lives of ordinary people. It's frustrating because year after... Read more »
Project Inform

A Primer on What's Up With Cure Research

Research aimed toward curing HIV infection by ridding the body of the virus or teaching the immune system to keep the virus under control without the need for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs -- what some refer to as a "functional cure" -- is beginning to... Read more »
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Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »

surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »