Laser Surgery for Genital Warts
Laser surgery may be done in a doctor's office or clinic, a hospital, or an outpatient surgery center. Reference Local or general Opens New Window anesthetic may be used depending on the number of warts to be removed or the size of the area to be treated.
For women, abnormal cervical cell changes caused by HPV will be treated differently than genital warts caused by HPV. Your doctor may recommend certain types of surgery, such as laser surgery. For more information about surgical methods to treat abnormal cell changes, see the topic Reference Abnormal Pap Test.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: June 21, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology