How should treat genital warts

Written by: Dr. Kubrat Sajonia Coburgo
Published: | Updated: 17/02/2018
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

Anal pathologies expert surgeon with special skill in the use of CO2 laser for such operations, which has extensive experience in various hospitals in Madrid. He holds the certificate in colo-proctology one of the centers of world reference specialty, St. Mark&​​rsquo;Northwick Park Hospital and s. London NHS Trust.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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