What Are the Treatments for Anal Warts?

Q:
What are the treatments for anal warts?

A:
Warts are some small, rough, and hard growths. They usually occur on hands and feet and can affect other parts of the body. Anal warts are some small, flesh-colored or gray bumps on the anal area.

Treatments for anal warts can be divided into medical treatments and home treatments.

Medical treatments.

  • Surgery including electrocautery, freezing with liquid nitrogen and laser treatments.
  • Medicines such as bleomycin and imiquimod (Aldara and Zyclara).

Home treatments.

  • Relieve warts with freeze spray.
  • Apply a paste made of baking powder to the wart-infected area.
  • Apply castor oil to the wart-infected area.

If you have anal warts, you should consult your doctor for advice.

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