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Freezing HPV if they don't go away, what is my next step?

Hi, I recently went to the Dermatologist to see if the few raised skin bumps on my penis were HPV. The Dermatologist SUSPECTED they were and proceeded to freeze them off. It's been a week, and they look less notiiable but I also feel as though freezing them might not have actually worked. How long do I wait and if they don't go away, what is my next step?
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replied October 21st, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the lesions that you describe without examining them. Freezing usually works. If worried, you can consider taking a second opinion from another dermatologist or visit your doctor/urologist for further evaluation and assistance. Look out for recurrence of symptoms.
Take care.



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