Genital Warts NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

New York Dermatology Board Certified Dermatologist 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

  • Genital Warts NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY
  • Opened 7 Days a Week for Treatment 
  • A small bump on the genitals caused by a common sexually transmitted infection.
  • Very common
  • 212.644.6454
  • More than 3 million US cases per year
  • Spreads by sexual contact
  • Can't be cured, but treatment may help
  • Usually self-diagnosable
  • Lab tests or imaging rarely required
  • Genital warts are a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Vaccines can protect against many genital-wart-causing strains of HPV.
  • Genital warts can be treated with prescription medication applied directly to the warts or can be surgically removed.
  • Ages affected
  • 0-2 Very rare
  • 3-5 Very rare
  • 6-13 Rare
  • 14-18 Common
  • 19-40 Very common
  • 41-60 Very common
  • 60+ Very common
  • How it spreads
  • By skin-to-skin contact (handshakes or hugs).
  • By having unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex.
  • By mother to baby by pregnancy, labor, or nursing.
  • Can't be cured, but treatment may help

  • Vaccines can protect against many genital-wart-causing strains of HPV. Genital warts can be treated with prescription medication applied directly to the warts or can be surgically removed.
  • Prescription
  • Trichloroacetic acid to the affected area, Imiquimod to the affected area (Aldara), Fluorouracil to the affected area (Efudex), Podofilox to the affected area
  • Self-treatment
  • Salicylic acid to the affected area (Noxzema)
  • Also common
  • Procedures: Laser surgery, Electrosurgery, Freezing, Carbon dioxide laser, Diathermy, Cauterization
  • Other treatments: HPV vaccines