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How can acid solutions treat genital warts?

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Your doctor can use trichloroacetic or bichloroacetic acid to treat the warts. He or she will apply a small amount to the warts once a week and allow it to dry.  It works best on small, moist warts and can be used on vaginal, cervical, and anal warts.

SOURCES:

CDC: “Genital Warts,” “Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Management of Genital Warts,” Dermal Electrosurgical Shave Excision.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Genital Warts: Overview.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 23, 2019

SOURCES:

CDC: “Genital Warts,” “Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Management of Genital Warts,” Dermal Electrosurgical Shave Excision.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Genital Warts: Overview.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 23, 2019

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