What is the best treatment for condyloma?


  • Imiquimod (Aldara, Zyclara). This cream appears to boost your immune system’s ability to fight genital warts.
  • Podophyllin and podofilox (Condylox). Podophyllin is a plant-based resin that destroys genital wart tissue.
  • Trichloroacetic acid.
  • Sinecatechins (Veregen).

How long does it take for trichloroacetic acid to work?

TCA is used most commonly, and must be applied by a doctor or nurse. The provider applies the acid to the wart once per week for four to six weeks, or until the warts go away. Side effects of TCA include pain and burning. TCA is safe for use during pregnancy.

Does trichloroacetic acid have side effects?

* Trichloroacetic Acid is a CORROSIVE CHEMICAL and contact can severely irritate and burn the skin and eyes with possible eye damage. * Breathing Trichloroacetic Acid can irritate the nose and throat. * Breathing Trichloroacetic Acid can irritate the lungs causing coughing and/or shortness of breath.

Is trichloroacetic acid poisonous?

TCAA ingestion or overdose can cause gastric irritation symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea, or lassitude. This symptomatology is less severe than TCA overdose, where symptoms may include elevated body temperature, blurred vision, dilated pupils, sleepiness, confusion, seizures, rapid heart rate, and cardiac arrest.

Is trichloroacetic acid a prescription?

May cause severe burning, inflammation, or tenderness. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Federal law prohibits dispensing without a prescription.

What does trichloroacetic acid smell like?

sharp, pungent
Trichloroacetic acid

Appearance Colorless to white, crystalline solid
Odor sharp, pungent
Density 1.63 g/cm3
Melting point 57 to 58 °C (135 to 136 °F; 330 to 331 K)

Is trichloroacetic acid a carcinogen?

Trichloroacetic acid is considered to be a confirmed carcinogen in experimental animals, with unknown relevance to humans by the American Conference of Industrial Hygienists (HSDB, 2012).