Genital warts are essentially benign growths which are caused by a virus, in particular the Human Papillomavirus that is, HPV 6 and HPV 11. They occur in cluster and are rather small, but can spread over a wide area on the genital tissues. If properly treated, they generally disappear. But there are a few remedies and drugs which speed up the riding process. Scroll down to know more about various methods to remove genital warts.

Different Ways To Remove Genital Warts


Over the counter drugs come in handy when it’s genital warts you are dealing with. They help reduce the effects of the virus, while destroying it completely. The prime requirement to destroy these warts would be to have a strong immune system. This can be achieved with the help of certain vitamins and minerals. The following are some techniques you can try.


This technique of cyrotherapy entails freezing the genital wart with liquid nitrogen. Another successful remedy makes use of Electrocautery or Diathermy to physically destroy the warts. 

Surgical Excision

This entails making an appointment with a doctor who will procure local anesthesia for the treatment. The warts are snipped off with the help of certain tools, preventing them from resurfacing.


Podophyllin a chemical compound that is applied to affected area of the skin. This has to be undertaken in the presence of a doctor or nurse.

Fluorouracil Cream

If pain during intercourse persists for a long time, the Fluorouracil Cream is used.

Imiquimod Cream

This cream, when applied topically to the affected areas, destroys the genital warts in almost no time at all.

Podofilox Cream or Gel

External genital warts find respite in the application of this cream. It is fairly simple to use and is safe. It  should be followed up for about 4 weeks.

TCA (Trichloroacetic Acid)

This is essentially a  chemical which is applied to the surface of the wart by a doctor or nurse.

Laser Therapy

Larger warts, which cannot be removed with the help of topical creams and other treatments, are best removed with laser therapy. During this treatment, warts are physically destroyed by focusing laser light on to the affected area.

Herbal Tea

Two or three cups of herbal tea, when consumed daily helps boost your immune system. What this effectively does is, nip the occurrence of genital warts in all its totality. Teas such as lemon grass, chamomile, and green tea work fairly well.

Vitamins and Minerals

A combination of non synthetic vitamins and non synthetic minerals work well in eliminating the occurrence of genital warts.  Repeat the process for a few days, in order to see long lasting results.

Antiviral Oils

When applied topically with a cotton swab to the warts antiviral oils help in removing them completely.

Overall Hygiene

There are over 60 thousand viruses on your skin. This means that overall hygiene should be prime on your to do lists. If you have contracted HPV you must pay heed to your daily hygiene regime. 

Follow any of the above method suitable for you and remove genital warts successfully.