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Are there alternative treatments for genital warts?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There really aren't any alternative treatments for genital warts. Because genital warts are caused by a virus, medications and surgery are really the only recommended ways to treat the warts. There are many at-home remedies like vinegar and aloe that are rumored to work, but there's not much scientific evidence for the effectiveness of these treatments.

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