What is Genital Warts?
Genital warts are usually obtained through sexual contact. Genital warts are a very common sexually transmitted disease. It is highly contagious and can be transferred from one person to another through skin-to-skin contact.
What are the Symptoms of Genital Warts?
Male and female individuals who suffer from genital warts usually have bumps-like symptoms that are painless, with some itching as well as a discharge. On rare occasions, bleeding and urinary blockage occur if the warts grow in the opening of the urethra.
Genital warts can also develop in the mouth or throat of a person who has oral sexual contact with an infected person.
What are the Causes of Genital Warts?
- Genital warts are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).
- Genital warts spread through sexual contact.
What are the treatments available for Genital Warts?
Genital warts treatment depends on the experience of the dermatologist and the progress of the clinic. If the clinic is equipped with the latest cryo, laser and radiofrequency machines the results will be much better. Genital warts are usually sexually transmitted infections of HPV.
It is present in both men and women. Various treatments are available for genital warts
PODOPHYLLIN and PODOFILOX (CONDYLOX) –
Podophyllin is a plant-based resin that destroys genital warts tissue. But it should be applied under the supervision of a doctor. Never apply podofilox internally. In addition, this medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
IMIQUIMOD (ALDARA, ZYCLARA) – This cream increases your immune system’s ability to fight genital warts.
TRICHOROACETIC ACID (TCA) – This chemical treatment burns genital warts. TCA should always be applied by dermatologists.
Genital warts Treatments
You may need surgical treatment to remove large warts, or warts that do not respond to medications.
ELECTROCAUTERY/RF– This process uses an electric current to burn warts.
Freeze with Freeze Nitgroin –
Freeze works by creating blisters around your wart. As your skin heals, the wounds close, causing new skin to appear.
LASER TREATMENT– Intense Gleam is used for warts for extensive and difficult treatment.
RF EXCISION– The doctor uses specialized tools to cut warts applying local anesthetic creams.