Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). This can affect both men and women though women are more prone to it. The warts appear as soft growth around the genital area. These are a firm of sexually transmitted infections. The warts are generally not visible to human eye. They are very small and are often of the same colour or slightly darker than the skin. Symptoms can include abnormal vaginal discharge, itching, bleeding or burning sensation in the vagina.
HOW IS GENITAL WARTS DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of the genital warts would be done by a general physician who would also examine the area and do PAP smear if needed.
HOW IS GENITAL WARTS TREATED?
Removal of the Genital Warts is a treatment most doctors resort to, to treat the condition but the patients have to understand that merely removing the warts physically does not stop the virus from being active. That is why the pap tests might be critical and the doctor can adjust the treatment accordingly.
DID YOU KNOW?
That you can prevent contracting these diseases if you are careful with your sexual behavior and abstain?