Lesions on the trunk or hands usually need no treatment.

If the disease affected the genitals then in circumcision is performed which leads to instant relief but also healing.

Surgery is usually the best choice for children with phimosis.

Surgery is not the best choice for women because of mutilation of the genitals and the frequent relapses after the surgery.

Treatment includes the use of very strong steroid cream or balm on the skin, photodynamic therapy, UVB therapy, estrogen or testosterone creams and retinoids.