How should treat genital warts

Written by: Dr. Kubrat Sajonia Coburgo
Edited by: Anna Raventós Rodríguez

Genital warts known as genital warts, infections are one of the most common sexually transmitted. At least half of sexually active people will be infected with the virus at some point in their lives.

This virus affects the moist tissues of the genital area. In men may appear on the tip or shaft of the penis, anus or scrotum, while women can be seen in the vagina and cervix. They may be small (sometimes even not seen), or resemble a cauliflower.


Contagion of genital warts

couple Although sexual transmission is the most common form of infection, genital warts can also be spread by indirect contact through objects intimate toilet, underwear, public toilets, etc.. Therefore, you can not know exactly how and when a person is infected. The first thing you should do when detected is to see a specialist.


Treatment of genital warts

The first thing to consider is that genital warts are not a serious disease and can be cured completely. This does not mean that require specific treatment (determined by the specialist), which varies depending on:

  • Location: if internal, external or mixed. To find it you must perform a colonoscopy.
  • Number of lesions.

To treat them , there are different options that should always be used under medical description (you should never self - medicate); some of them are:

  • Creams, lotions and topical
  • Cryotherapy, consisting cauterization cold warts through a liquid nitrogen gun.
  • Surgery; It is the most effective treatment. Furthermore, the use of CO2 laser minimizes collateral damage.
  • vaccinations
*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Kubrat Sajonia Coburgo
Colon & Rectal Surgery

Expert surgeon in anal pathologies, with special skill in the use of CO2 laser for this type of operations, accumulates extensive experience in various hospitals in Madrid. He holds the certificate in colo-proctology of one of the world reference centers of the specialty, St. Mark's and Northwick Park Hospital. NHS Trust of London.

Author of numerous articles of the specialty and assistant to presentations and conferences, the doctor is also a member of the advisory board of Tokuda Hospital and a member of the advisory board of the health consultant Mensor. He currently visits his patients at the Quirón San Camilo Hospital.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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