Genital WartsSexual warts, or sexual warts, are a very common sexually transmitted infection that causes bumps to appear in areas such as the vagina, penis, anus and scrotum; However, our center - Freshness Center for Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetology in Hurghada - offers the best treatment methods suitable for that condition.
What is genital acacia?
Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes acacia in the genitals, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Warts can appear at any moment in a person's life due to the presence of acacia in the genitals. They appear small, flesh-colored, commonly on the genitals, and they can also be very small and hard to notice.
Some strains of HPV cause genital acacia and warts in humans, while other strains cause cancer, and there are some vaccines available to prevent the virus and the prevention of genital acacia disease in particular.
Genital acacia risk factors
Anyone who is sexually active is at risk of contracting HPV. However, genital warts are more common in people who:
- They have multiple sexual partners.
- Weakened immune system.
- Age is less than 30 years.
Other possible complications of HPV
Genital warts are a low-risk strain of HPV infection. High-risk strains, such as HPV 16 and HPV 18, are implicated in the majority of cervical cancers. It can also lead to precancerous changes in the cells of the cervix, called dysplasia.
Vulvar cancer may also be caused by other types of HPV. It can also cause:
- Penile cancer.
- Anal cancer.
- and laryngeal cancer.
- and esophageal cancer.
Genital acacia symptoms
Symptoms of genital warts may include:
- One or more small, flesh-colored, painless gray lumps or lumps around the vagina, penis, anus, or upper thighs.
- Itching or bleeding from your genitals or anus.
- A change in the normal flow of urine (eg, sideways), that does not go away.
Genital acacia diagnosis
To diagnose this condition, your doctor will:
- Ask questions about your health and sexual history. This includes the symptoms you've had and whether you've had sex, including oral sex, without a condom.
- Doing a physical examination of any areas where you suspect warts, your doctor may be able to diagnose genital warts just by seeing them.
Your doctor may apply a mild acidic solution, called the Acetowhite test, to your skin to help make genital warts more visible, and it may cause a slight burning sensation. He may also need a pelvic exam; Because genital warts can occur deep in your body.
Genital acacia treatment
While visible genital warts often go away over time, HPV itself can remain in your skin cells, meaning you may have many outbreaks over the course of your life. So managing symptoms is important; Because you want to avoid transmitting the virus to others. However, genital acacia can be transmitted to others even when there are no visible acacia or other symptoms.
You may want to treat genital acacia in order to relieve painful symptoms or reduce their appearance. However, you can't treat genital warts with wart removers or over-the-counter treatments.
Your doctor may prescribe topical treatments for genital acacia, which may include:
- Imiquimod (Aldara).
- Podophyllin and podofilox (Condylux).
- Trichloroacetic acid.
If visible warts do not go away over time, you may need minor surgery to remove them. Your doctor can also remove warts with these procedures:
- Electrocautery, or burning of warts with electric currents.
- Freezing, or frozen blisters.
- laser treatments.
- Eradication or cutting of warts.
- Interferon injection.
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Genital acacia home care
Don't use over-the-counter (OTC) treatments for hand warts on genital warts. Hand and genital warts are caused by different strains of HPV. Treatments designed for other areas of the body are often much more powerful than treatments used on the genitals, and using the wrong treatments can do more harm than good.
Some home remedies are touted as helpful in treating genital acacia, but there is little evidence to support them. Therefore, always consult your doctor at the Freshness Center for Dermatology, Laser and Aesthetics in Hurghada before trying a home treatment.
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How to prevent genital acacia
To help prevent genital warts, HPV vaccines, condoms, and other prevention methods are available:
- can protect Gardasil Gardasil 9 is for people of all races of the most common strains of HPV that cause genital warts, and they can also protect against the strains of HPV associated with cervical cancer.
- People between the ages of 9 and 45 can receive these vaccines. They are given in a series of two or three doses, depending on age. Both types of vaccine must also be given before a person becomes sexually active; Because they are most effective before a person is exposed to HPV.
- Using a condom or a dental dam every time you have sex can reduce the risk of getting genital warts. The important thing is to use a physical barrier to prevent infection.
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For more information about Genital Warts, human papillomavirus, or cervical cancer, go to your doctor at the freshness center for skin, laser and beauty in Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate.