Genital warts

I have developed warts on the foreskin of my pen is.  Consulted doctor and also done blood test.
HIV  (1 & 2 Antibody) :  Negative

V. D. R. L.                        Non-reactive.

Doctor informed nothing to worry and advised me circumcision. I am not interested to go for circumcision but use CONDYLOX GEL instead.

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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hi, Recurrence rates exceed 50% after 1 year and have been attributed to the following:
Long incubation period of HPV
Location of virus in superficial skin layers away from lymphatics
Persistence of virus in surrounding skin, hair follicles, or sites not adequately reached by intervention used.
Missed or deep lesions.
Subclinical lesions.
An underlying immunosuppression.
Surgical Excision has highest success rate and lowest recurrence rate.
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