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Treatment for genital warts - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hello, I have genital warts I havent been sexually active for a year but they have only come up in the last month or so. I have spent hours online researching ways to get rid of them as I am too embarrassed to go to the doctors. I found a american website and brought aciclovir and zithrokem and have been taking these for a week now and there is no sign of improvement. Please help me.
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
acyclovir is the antiviral agent
User :   i brought 6 of those
User :   and 30 tablets of the others
Doctor :   it is to treat the infection and to get rid of the virus from the body
User :   how long do you think it will take to work?
Doctor :  
it will not make the wart go away
User :   what can i do to do that?
Doctor :   t get rid of the wart it has to be removed
Doctor :  
the ways to get removed is
Doctor :  
laser ablation, electro cautery
Doctor :  
this is done by the doctor
Doctor :  
since you dont want to visit the doctor
Doctor :  
chemical ablation can be tried
Doctor :  
podofilox gel will come
Doctor :  
0.25% podofilox gel keep applying to the wart daily
Doctor :  
twice a day you need to apply
User :   can i get that online or at a chemist?
Doctor :   from the chemist and it is OTC
User :   kk
Doctor :  
let me complete the regimen
Doctor :  
apply the gel twice a day to the affected part
Doctor :   apply for 3 days and give a gap of 5 days then apply for 3 days and than give a gap of 5 days
Doctor :  
like this you need to apply three times
Doctor :  
it causes mild pain and erosion of the skin along with the erosion of the wart
Doctor :  
did you follow.
User :   yes
Doctor :   you can continue the acyclovir also
Doctor :  
it will prevent the fresh appearance of the genital wart
User :   what about the zithrokem?
Doctor :  
yeah that also you can continue
User :   ok thank you
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Doctor :  
is there anything else i can help you with
Doctor :  
thanks for consulting health care magic,
User :   no thank you
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Doctor :  
bye for now
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