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Genital Warts

What are Genital Warts?

Genital warts are one of the most commonly experienced STIs that have affected millions of sexually active adults. It is a condition in which you can see the appearance of skin mounds in the genital area both in the case of men and women. It is spread through one infected person to another because of unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sexual contact. It is caused by human papilloma virus type 6 and 11. Sometimes, it can also spread through skin to skin contact so one should be careful with this highly contagious infection.

What are the symptoms?

You can start witnessing the first sign of the infection between two to four weeks after the human papilloma virus has been passed on to your body. The early signs include the development of fleshy mounds on the surface of your skin in the genital area. The warts can differ in size, colour or texture. In women the warts appear inside the vagina or at the opening of the urinary tract, while in case of men it develops under the foreskin, urethra, scrotum or even in the glans of the sex organ. Sometimes you can also see the appearance of warts around the anus.

What causes the infection?

Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). There are different types of HPV, but genital warts are particularly caused by two viruses known as HPV-6 and HPV-11. These viruses are spread after having an unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex with an infected person. This infection can also spread through skin to skin contact. Hence, even if you use protection during sexual acts it can also occur with direct skin to skin contact of the genital area with the warts on the surface of the skin.

What genital warts treatments are available?

Genital warts cannot be cured completely but can be treated effectively so that the warts are removed from the surface of the skin. Some of the common medications which are prescribed by doctors are Aldara, Condyline and Warticon. Aldara is a cream which has proved to remove warts from your skin in just 16 weeks. Condyline is a podophyllotoxin solution that is used for treating warts in as little as four weeks. Warticon is a form of this podophyllotoxin solution in a cream form. Podophyllotoxin is acquired from the roots of the podophyllum plant. You can apply this cream in your private areas and get rid of the warts in just four weeks. It penetrates the wart tissues and prevents the multiplication of the wart cells by attacking the nucleus. You need to apply the Warticon cream twice on a daily basis. The cream can be applied directly on the warts.

Can you buy genital warts treatments online?

There are many registered online clinics from where you can order your treatment for genital warts. You have to complete a free and confidential online consultation with a licensed doctor so that they can evaluate whether the mediation is safe for your or not. Your ordered medication will be dispatched discreetly at your doorstep without revealing your identity. A registered online clinic will always provide you authentic medication so that you can be sure of the effectiveness. You should not buy any genital warts medication without first consulting a medical professional.