HOW DO I USE ALDARA CREAM : (Know Before you Order Aldara Online)
Wash hands and open a new packet of Aldara cream just before bedtime. Apply a thin layer of cream on the wart(s). Rub the cream in until it vanishes. Discard the open packet and wash hands. Leave the cream on the wart(s) for 6 to 10 hours. After 6 to 10 hours, wash the area where Aldara cream was applied with mild soap and water.
WHEN SHOULD I USE ALDARA CREAM? (Know Before you Order Aldara Online)
Typically, dosing is once a day, 3 days a week : Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, or Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Apply Aldara cream at bedtime, after bathing, so you do not wash off the cream. Treatment with Aldara cream should continue until the warts are completely gone, or up to 16 weeks.
CAN I HAVE SEX WHILE USING ALDARA CREAM? (Know Before you Order Aldara Online)
Sexual contact should be avoided while the cream is on the skin. If you decide to have sexual relations, apply Aldara cream after - not before - sexual activity. If you have already applied the cream, it should be washed off before sexual activity. In addition, Aldara cream may weaken condoms and diaphragms; therefore the cream should not be left on during sexual activity. The effect of Aldara cream on the transmission of genital warts is unknown.
SIDE EFFECTS : (Know Before you Order Aldara Online)
Aldara cream doesn't destroy healthy skin. Most people who use Aldara cream don't complain of pain. One of the most common side effects is redness. This may be a sign that your immune system is working. Other common side effects are peeling of the skin, itching, flaking, and swelling around the warts.
IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : (Know Before you Order Aldara Online)
Because Aldara cream doesn't cure Human Papilloma Virus, the cause of genital and perianal warts, new warts may form during treatment. Aldara cream may weaken condoms and diaphragms, so sexual contact should be avoided while the cream is on the skin. How Aldara cream affects the spread of genital warts to a partner is not known. A woman who is or becomes pregnant while using Aldara cream should notify her health care provider immediately. Do not use Aldara to treat internal (inside the vagina or anus) warts. Skin color changes to the application site have also been reported. Do not cover warts with bandages or other closed dressings. Avoid using overly large amounts of cream. A thin layer that completely covers each wart is enough.
Additional Resources for Aldara
http://www.afraidtoask.com/STD/hpv.html - A novel approach is to enhance ones own immune system to fight off the genital warts. One such "immune-enhancer" is a cream called imiquimod (Aldara).
http://www.3m.com/us/healthcare/pharma/aldara/con_overview.jhtml - ALDARA cream can effectively clear genital warts as early as 4 weeks.