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(ATDN) Warts Treatment


Treatment Review No. 20; November 1995

A cream called imiquimod is being studied at New York University Medical Center as a new treatment for anal and genital warts. The cream stimulates the body to produce a substance called alpha-interferon where the cream is applied. Alpha-interferon is a natural substance called a cytokine that may help the body get rid of the warts. For a referral to this study, call the Network at (800) 734-7104, or in New York City call (800) 448-2775.


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Information in this article was accurate in November 1, 1995. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.