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What Is The Treatment For Anal Warts

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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 pea-sized dab... Read more »

Internal anal warts and their treatment.

About a year and a half ago I was diagnosed with HIV and anal warts. I immediately went on a... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...HIV rates and other STDs as well, unless immediate public-health intervention takes place. Advertisement Genital/anal warts Genital and anal warts are caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). Genital warts on the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is the Success of AIDS Treatment Making Gay Men Complacent?

...it also protects you against other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well. Diseases like hepatitis B, herpes, genital/anal warts and gonorrhea are nothing new to the gay community. But AIDS gave the importance of safer sex new meaning. ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

...caused by infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) -- low-risk types of the virus can cause genital and anal warts. The rate of anal cancer appears to be increasing in the era of antiretroviral therapy. 1-5 A recent... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The Men's Anal Health Study

...should be done. We believe that any gay or bisexual male who has had sex with another male, is HIV-positive, and has a history of anal warts should have a pap smear and possibly a biopsy of tissue from the anal canal. STEP: Without an anal pap... Read more »
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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

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do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 7 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. Read more »

Wanting to be a bottom again

Posted by ONLYME, 1 Reply
...I have been a btm all of my gay life up until 2 years ago when i discovered i was poz and had anal warts inside in out. I have had 7 painful laser surgeries to remove the warts which has cause some scaring around the anus. However Read more »