What Are Genital Warts?
In the EU, the second most frequent sexually transmitted disease (STD) is genital warts, following chlamydia.
Although they don't present a health risk, many people are eager to remove genital warts because they are visible and can be embarrassing. Unlike other sexually transmitted infections, genital warts do not threaten a person's health or fertility.
Our experienced doctors can provide confidential and personal consultation in the comfort of your own home to help you address and manage genital warts quickly.
Symptoms of Genital Warts
The following areas of the body can develop genital warts:
- Areas of the genitalia, such as the penis, scrotum, vulva, and cervix
- The vagina, urethra
- The area around the anus is also possible.
Warts found in the urethra or anus can cause a blockage, leading to pain and bleeding.
What Causes Genital Warts?
A genital wart occurs when the human papillomavirus (HPV) infects the genital area (genital wart). They can be spread through unprotected genital contact, such as skin-to-skin contact, even without penetration.
Condoms are a great way to reduce the risk of contracting most sexually transmitted infections. However, they may not protect against genital warts. This is because HPV can affect areas of the genital area that a condom does not cover.
Even if a person infected with HPV does not have visible warts, they can still transmit the virus to another person. Warts may not appear for months or years after infection, and a person can still pass the virus on before or after they show up.
It's essential to consult a doctor before deciding which treatment is best for you. This will be based on the number and location of the warts. Treatment options include:
If you're using a cream or liquid to treat a wart, please note that these products may only be effective on warts in other areas of your body. A different virus causes these warts, so it's important to seek doctors' advice for a prescription or specialist referral for the most suitable treatment.
You must refrain from engaging in sexual contact while undergoing treatment for genital warts, as this can spread the virus to others and make your recovery more challenging.
If you have been infected with HPV, you may experience an outbreak of genital warts. Fortunately, the warts can usually be treated with medications. If the warts reappear after treatment, it is advisable to visit a doctor, as a different form of treatment may be necessary.
How can Mobidoctor help?
Mobidoctor has a host of doctors readily available for video consultations anytime, anywhere. Simply talk to any of our physicians via a video call through your laptop, computer, tablet, or smartphone. Get a consultation at your preferred time on-demand.
Mobidoctor’s doctors will attend your video consultation, assess your symptoms, diagnose your condition, and prescribe a treatment plan according to your needs. They can also arrange for referrals if you have health concerns that need further investigation.
Genital Warts Treatment Online
In the EU, genital warts are among the most common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). Although they are not hazardous to health, they can be visible, so many people want to eliminate them.
Our doctors can provide a diagnosis of genital warts remotely, enabling you to receive the necessary treatment from the convenience of your own home.
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