Top Home Remedies for Genital Warts

Genital warts are a common sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The HPV virus affects the tissues of the genitalia. The top home remedies for genital warts include apple cider vinegar and crushed aspirin, according to thousands of posts from Earth Clinic readers over the past 20 years.

What Are Genital Warts?

Warts can appear too small to be visible, but appearance can range from small, flesh-colored bumps, to large with a cauliflower-like appearance. Not all strains of HPV will cause genital warts, but some forms of the HPV virus can additionally cause cervical cancer, so it's an STD of substantial concern. HPV is spread through sexual contact, but the immune system usually kills and prevents HPV from developing signs and symptoms.

Warts can occur on the vulva, the walls of the vagina, the anus, the cervix, and the area around the external genitalia in women. They can also occur on the tip or shaft of the penis, the scrotum, or on the anus in men.

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List of Remedies for Genital Warts