7 Ways to Get Rid of Genital Warts Quickly

Genital warts are generally small soft bumps of the same color as your skin. They are caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in vagina, penis, urethra, cervix, vulva and in and around anus.

Genital warts are considered STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) as the virus spreads through unprotected sex (or multiple sex partners) as well as due to lack of hygiene and poor immunity.

Both men and women can get affected. If you want to get rid of genital warts fast then you should consult your doctor first. The following home remedies will help you to get relief from the condition without any side effects of chemicals.

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7 Powerful Home Remedies for Genital Warts

1. Garlic

Garlic has been found effective in getting rid of genital warts.

You can use garlic extract in two different ways to get fast results.

You can apply garlic extract directly on the genital warts with the help of qtip or cotton ball.

Another way of using it is to

  • Soak gauze pads in equal mixture of garlic extract and coconut oil
  • Apply it on the warts
  • Remove the gauze pads after 30 minute.


2. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is a powerful antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal agent.

Tea tree oil is generally diluted in a clear oil like coconut oil before topically using it on your skin.

In order to ensure that you are not allergic to tea tree oil, first test it on your arm before using it on your genital warts.

  • Take ¼ teaspoon of virgin coconut oil
  • Add 2-3 drops of tea tree oil
  • Mix well
  • Apply on the affected area directly on the genital warts

Tea tree oil may give some mild burning sensation and that is alright as long as you are using carrier oil.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is great for genital warts and it acts similar to the conventional medication trichloroacetic acid (TCA) to burn the genital warts.

Soak a qtip or a cotton ball with apple cider vinegar and apply it on the warts.

4. Castor Oil

The ricinoleic acid in Castor oil has antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties that can effectively treat genital warts.

You can apply castor oil directly on the affected area to get rid of genital warts quickly.

  • Soak a cotton ball castor oil
  • Place it on the genital warts and press for 60 seconds
  • Leave it overnight
  • Wash the area with warm water
  • Repeat it daily

5. Green Tea

This you are not going to consume green but apply it on your genital warts.

It has been found very effective against HPV. You can buy green tea extract for use on genital warts as under

  • Take 1/8 teaspoon of green tea extract
  • Add 2-3 drops of coconut oil
  • Mix well
  • Apply on the affected area


6. Pineapple Juice

While Pineapple juice for cough is a great remedy due to anti-inflammatory compound bromelain, the same compound helps to treat many skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and even genital warts.

Pineapple juice helps break down the genital warts. The manganese contents in it helps to heal the scars fast.

Make sure that you use freshly made pineapple juice. Canned juices are not good for skin application.

  • Soak a cotton ball in fresh pineapple juice
  • Place it on genital warts
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Remove the cotton ball
  • Wash the area with warm water
  • Do it 2-3 times a day

7. Banana Peel

You can use bananas in two different ways to get rid of your genital warts.

Eat bananas daily to improve your immunity.

Apply topically banana on the genital warts as under

  • Cut banana peel into a slightly bigger size then the genital wart/warts
  • Keep the inner side of banana peel on the warts and apply bandage to hold it.
  • Leave it overnight
  • Remove the bandage and wash the area with warm water
  • Do it daily

Lifestyle Changes

In order to get rid of the genital warts fast you need to improve your immunity by making the following Lifestyle changes. This will also help in case you are dealing with other medical conditions simultaneously.

  • Eat antioxidant rich foods such as blueberries, cherries and other berries and bell peppers.
  • Add more green leafy vegetables for kale and spinach in your daily diet
  • Include beans in Daily diet
  • Add healthy nuts such as almonds and walnuts
  • Avoid refined carbs and sugar
  • Stop eating red meats
  • Say no to all kinds of processed foods. Stick to natural organic foods
  • Give up smoking, caffeine and alcohol

All the above will increase your immunity and help to fight the virus effectively.

Traditional Treatment of Genital Warts

If the genital warts are not having any discomfort then you may not need any treatment. However if your symptoms are causing emotional distress by seeing them or causing physical symptoms of itching, burning and pain then your doctor may help you to get rid of these genital warts by medicine or surgery.

The medicines used may range from immunity boosting and/or warts tissue destroying genital warts creams.

In some cases doctors may chemically burn the outbreak with trichloroacetic acid (TCA).

Surgical options may include freezing with liquid nitrogen, laser treatment or surgical excision.

Other Tips and Precautions

Irrespective of whether you are going through traditional medical treatment, surgery or using home remedies to get rid of your genital warts you should adhere to following discipline for fast and sustainable results.

  • Do not do intercourse during the period of treatment.
  • Get your partner also tested for genital warts and other STD
  • Inform your partner if you have recently changed partners. He/She may not be aware of having been infected by HPV.

If you have anal warts then they will give you pain and difficulty in passing stools. In most such cases surgery is the only option.

If you do not treat your genital warts then they may just go away on their own, stay as they are or get more or grow larger. Therefore it is wise to get them treated as you notice them.