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  1. Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for Genital Warts

    The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) uses a thin, low-voltage electrified wire loop to remove genital warts.

  2. Surgical Removal of Genital Warts by Excision

    Visible genital warts on the penis or vagina or around the anus are removed by cutting them off with a surgical knife (scalpel). Warts on the cervix may be removed by laser or loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP).

  3. Gynecological Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    A gynecological exam for genital warts includes:Visual exam of the vulva.Speculum exam.Bimanual pelvic exam.Rectal exam.Rectovaginal exam.The visual exam and the speculum exam are the most important for diagnosing genital warts.Some health professionals may use an acetowhite test to make the warts more visible. A vinegar solution (weak acetic acid) may be applied to the skin to show the ...

  4. Trichloroacetic Acid or Bichloroacetic Acid for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    Drug details for Trichloroacetic acid or bichloroacetic acid for genital warts (human papillomavirus).

  5. Cryotherapy (Cryosurgery) for Genital Warts

    Cryotherapy (cryosurgery) destroys genital warts by freezing them with liquid nitrogen.A health professional applies liquid nitrogen to and around the warts.It is applied for 10 to 30 seconds to freeze the tissue, then allowed to thaw, and then frozen again.The size and thickness of the warts determine the number and length of freeze/thaw cycles. Up to three treatments may be needed. Genital ...

  6. Electrocautery for Genital Warts

    Electrocautery removes genital warts on the penis, vulva, or around the anus by burning them with a low - voltage electrified probe.

  7. Physical Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) for Men

    A visual exam of the penis and anus is most important to diagnose genital warts in men. A magnifying glass may be used to help locate abnormal tissue. ...

  8. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test

    A human papillomavirus (HPV) test is done to detect an HPV infection and determine the type of HPV present.

  9. Imiquimod

    Drug details for Imiquimod.

  10. Laser Surgery for Genital Warts

    A laser can be used to destroy genital warts.Laser surgery is usually done in a health professional's office or clinic.

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