Genital Warts Treatment

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Genital Warts Treatment Online

Genital Warts treatments such as Aldara and Clonydine are available from our online doctor. At Simple Online Pharmacy, our UK online doctor service allows us to prescribe treatments that help eradicate genital warts.

You can purchase a genital wart treatment after filling out an online assessment. No prescription is required, as our doctors will generate this once they have approved your assessment.

Once you have completed the online doctor consultation, our doctor will review your assessment and prescribe the selected medication if it is appropriate. Our pharmacy will then dispense and deliver your prescription to your door.

Our prices are regularly checked against competitors to make sure we have cheap prices across our range of treatments. 

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What are Genital Warts?

Genital warts are a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that affects the genital area. They are caused by a virus called Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The HPV infection can be passed on through sexual contact such as penetrative sex. This can occur even if there are no visible warts at the time of sexual contact. 

The scientific name for genital warts is Condylomata acuminata.

Warts can disappear without treatment but this can take months or even years. If they do disappear they may return in the future.

In about 30% of people, genital warts will disappear within 6 months. In about 75% of cases, the warts will clear up within 2 years without treatment.

Certain types of HPV viruses have a risk of causing cancers such as anal and cervical cancers. The HPV vaccine given to school children protects against these cancer risks and can protect against genital warts. Sometimes people can still contract genital warts even if they have had the vaccine.



Genital warts are caused by a virus called the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). This is a group of viruses and there are over 60 different HPV viruses. Genital warts are caused most commonly by the HPV-6 and HPV-11 viruses.

Genital warts are transmitted from person to person. This most commonly happens through sexual contact such as vaginal and anal sex with sexual partners. Occasionally they can be transmitted through oral sex or even from hand warts or surfaces.

Genital warts can be prevented from spreading by using a condom every time you have vaginal, anal or oral sex. 



What are the Treatments for Genital Warts?

In about 30% of people, genital warts will disappear without treatment within 6 months. Treatment may help clear warts sooner. The aim of treatment is to remove the warts. The most common treatments are

  • Condyline solution
  • Warticon cream
  • Aldara cream.

Condyline solution and Warticon cream contain the active ingredient podophyllotoxin. This works by stopping the wart cells from growing and eventually destroys the wart cells. Both products are suitable for warts that are soft. 

Aldara cream contains the active ingredient imiquimod. Aldara works by helping the immune system of the body produce natural substances. These substances help to fight the HPV virus causing the warts. Aldara is suitable for both soft or hard warts. 

Our doctors are able to prescribe these products online.

Another option available to patients is cryotherapy or freezing. This must be performed by a nurse or doctor who freezes the warts, usually once a week for 4 weeks.

It may take weeks or months for treatments to work and unfortunately, treatments may not be effective for everyone.


Symptoms of Genital Warts

In Men

In men, genital warts may appear on the tip or shaft of the penis. You may also fine them on your anus or scrotum.

Generally, warts begin to show within 3 months of having sexual contact with someone who has genital warts. 

In Women

Genital warts can grow in several areas. These include the vulva and the walls of the vagina. They may also be found in the area between the anus and your external genitals, as well as the anal canal and cervix.

One or more warts can appear and they are usually soft cauliflower-like growths. They can also appear as small, flesh-coloured (pink / brown) swellings in the genital area.

The NHS website contains images of genital warts that may be helpful in identifying genital warts.

Other genital warts symptoms can include pain and irritation. Itchiness may be a symptom for some people. Warts may bleed if they are damaged or irritated by things such as underwear.



How long do genital warts last?

The time it takes can be different for everyone. In about 30% of people, the warts will disappear within 6 months. In about 75% of cases, the warts will clear up within 2 years without treatment. Treatment may help clear the warts sooner. 

What does genital warts look like?

The warts are usually soft cauliflower-like growths of different sizes. The NHS website contains images of genital warts that may be helpful.

What could be mistaken for genital warts?

Genital warts can be mistaken for a number of things, such as skin tags, sores or ulcers. This NHS page has information on other things that may be mistaken for genital warts. For information on other sexual health problems visit this NHS page.

What happens if you leave a wart untreated?

An untreated wart will eventually clear but this could take months or years. Sometimes warts can be painful or irritating until they clear.

How do you get rid of a wart on your private parts?

Although warts will clear with time, treatment may speed up the process. The most common treatments are Condyline solution, Warticon cream and Aldara cream. These medicines contain ingredients that help to destroy the wart cells.

Other treatment options available to patients are cryotherapy or freezing. This must be performed by a doctor or nurse who freezes the warts, usually once a week for 4 weeks.

Warts can be difficult to treat and these treatments may not clear the warts up for everybody.

Can I buy treatment online?

Yes, you can buy genital warts treatment online via our UK registered online pharmacy and doctor service. After filling out an assessment form, it will be medically reviewed for suitability, and a prescription issued if necessary.


    Medication Simple Online Pharmacy
    5% xAldara Cream x 12 Sachets £55.99
    5% xAldara Cream x 24 Sachets £104.99
    5% xGeneric Imiquimod Cream x 12 Sachets £55.99


    Medication Simple Online Pharmacy
    0.5% xCondyline x 1 £24.99


    Medication Simple Online Pharmacy
    Warticon CREAM £27.99
    Warticon SOLUTION £27.99

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