It is not recommended to use compound W. The product does not usually reach a low enough temperature to freeze the wartts and if treated incorrectly, you risk spreading - instead of killing - the virus.
If you visit a physician, they will use liquid nitrogen or another form of cryotherapy. Often more than one visit is required to fully eradicate genital warts and treatments should be spaced out 1 week apart.
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