HPV - What do I do next?

I was recently diagnosed with HPV, and underwent the cream treatment for it for 4 weeks. Some of my warts disappeared, but others came up in their place. I then underwent cryotherapy and there was no change.

Since then I've received 2 other rounds of cryotherapy and while some warts have reduced in size, others have come up and I now have them internally as well as externally.

What is my next step? I'm due to return to my doctor in two weeks, who intends to refer me back the GU clinic I started at, but there seems to be no end in sight.

What would be the next step up from cryotherapy and how long should I expect to be receiving treatment? As I have now been going through this for 4 months and it only seems to be getting worse....


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  • I bought a tin of Actifreeze from Amazon and kept using every 10days or so and eventually the wart was totally gone, apparently it only kills the wart and the healthy tissue around it isn't affected, hope this helps

  • Purely personal experience, the creams didn't work for me. In the end I was salt water bathing a few times a week though that's not proven to help I don't think. After a good half year I went for cryo like 2/3 times a week over a month and only then did they get better. Mine definately got worse before they got better, a small consolation but see if you can get more frequent cryo. Ps I did also give up smoking and start eating and looking after myself more, as I say no professional but I feel it all helped speed recovery.

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