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Getting Rid Of Warts

Getting rid of warts is one aspect of treating HPV, periodic Pap smear monitoring should be performed to manage HPV reemergence. This condition is caused by some strains of human papilloma virus. It affects the skin and mucous membranes. This disorder can occur in any age, but increases at 12-16 years. The disease is asymptomatic; it can cause only cosmetic disfigurement and tenderness, but still it requires treatment. Malignant change is rare. Getting rid of warts is one aspect of treating HPV, periodic Pap smear monitoring should be performed to manage HPV reemergence.

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Getting Rid Of Warts

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Pap Smear, HPV

Treatment measures are: benign neglect (not recommended for extensive and spreading disease), topical agents (salicylic acid, cantharidin, podophyllin, imiquimod, cidofovir, podophyllotoxin, and tretinoin), intralesional injections (bleomycin, interferon alpha), systemic agents (cimetidine and retinoids), and alternative treatments. There is no ideal remedy. HPV vaccine that could prevent inoculation is not available yeat. Getting rid of warts is one aspect of treating HPV, periodic Pap smear monitoring should be performed to manage HPV reemergence.

Other Topics: HPV, Picture of HPV Infection, HPV Disease, Sign of HPV, HPV Vaccines, Human Papillomavirus Infection, Human Papilloma Virus Symptom, Cervical Dysplasia, Pap Smear Test, Genital Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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