Genital HPV Anal Venereal Warts

Genital Warts:-

How Do You Get (Human Papilloma Virus) HPV or Genital or Anal Warts

Genital or anal warts most commonly affect sexually active men and women between the ages of 18 to 45, but the infection can be found in all age groups and in both homosexuals and heterosexuals.

Because the virus can sit dormant on the skin without causing warts, they can affect people who have not been sexually active for a number of years. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and genital or an genital warts are most commonly spread by direct, skin-to-skin contact during vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who already has the infection. They tend to appear 2 to 3 months after exposure to the virus but this varies to person to person.

Is It Normal to Feel Upset about Having Genital or Anal Warts?

Some people feel upset and angry so it is important to know that you are not alone and it is a problem that can be managed effectively with proper homoeopathic treatment.

Risk factors for contracting include:-

  • Multiple sex partners.
  • Infection with another sexually transmitted disease (STD).
  • Anal intercourse.
  • Poor personal hygiene.
  • Heavy perspiration.

How Much Do You Know About Anal or Genital Warts

It is a growing meat with or without color that are often caused by some type of Human Papolloma Virus (HPV), the same virus that causes warts on the hands, feet, and face. Warts can grow anywhere in the body. Warts that grown in the genital area are genital warts (condylomata acuminata), also called venereal warts.

Genital or anal warts are the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the general population of the developed countries, like USA and now it is also getting very common in India also.

It is estimated that 1% of sexually active people between the ages of 18 & 45 have genital or perianal warts; however, studies indicate that as many as 40% of sexually active adults may carry the virus that causes genital or anal warts. Certain strains of the virus that cause genital or perianal warts may also cause cervical changes in the uterus and cancer. Several studies have shown that 90 percent of women who have cervical cancer also had genital warts.

How Do Genital or Anal Warts Look Like

Genital or perennial warts are growth or bumps which are painless, pink or greyish in color that appear on the vulva, in or around the entrance to the vagina or anus, on the cervix of uterus, and on the penis, scrotum, groin or thigh.

The appearance can vary from person to person. There may be a single wart or a cluster, they may be raised or flat, can be itchy or painless.

In conventional medicine there is no cure for genital or anal warts or parianal warts, as the virus cannot be destroyed once it enters the body. The warts themseleves may be burned off with electrocautery or lasers; frozen with liquid nitrogen for easy removal; or surgically removed.

Podophyllum resin, trichloroacetic acid, interferon inducers, 5-fluorouracil cream can be used as a topical treatment. These medications require several weeks of treatment and may irritate the skin.

Pregnant women should be sure to inform their health care provider of this condition, as some of the medications may cause fetal abnormalities.

Unfortunately, regardless of the treatment regime in conventional treatment, genital or anal warts have a high rate of recurrence.

Recurrence rates have been estimated to be over 50% after one year; and may be due to the long incubation of HPV (upto 1.5 years), deep lesions, undetected lesions, virus present in surrounding skin that is not treated.

Homoeopathic treatment

Most people feel comfortable using homoeopathic way of treatment for genital or anal warts. It is considered as one of the safest forms of treatment, given the zero side effects and the natural ingredients. Your genital or perianal warts are going to be history if you start to use homoeopathic medications immediately.

Homoeopathic cure is a strategic approach to healing viral infection caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that addresses the causes and symptoms rather than the disease itself. Each infected person reacts differently in each particular treatment but could have similar symptoms.

Homoeopathy offers extraordinary treatment that produces promising results to treat all types of illness including warts. It is safe and can be taken along with other medications. The treatment is an excellent regimen to genital and anal warts which when taken religiously will deliver effective results as it treats ailments from within and may result in permanent healing.

The cure is more rapid if the remedy is taken properly, with proper dosage and correct dilution and proportion. The therapy has no known side effects and addictive elements.

In homoeopathic system of medicine, anal or genital warts are not treated similar to the process done by conventional medicine. It is a painless approach as compared to surgery, laser therapy, cryotherapy or freezing and other invasive treatments that focus on warts removal alone.

Homoeopathy works closely and in harmony with the immune system to attack the virus without suppressing it as compared with other conventional anti viral medicines. The cure can have better results and benefits if treated in the early stage of symptoms. If the genital or perianal warts are already in the advance state, the virus is more aggressive, and thus making it longer to reap the results.

Homoeopathic medicines which give great relief. However, the correct choice and the resulting relief is a matter of experience and right judgment on the part of the doctor. The treatment is decided after thorough case taking of the patient. Thus remedies are designer made unlike allopathy in which all patients receive the same surgery or drugs although trade name may be different.

Diagnosis of Genital or Anal Warts:-

  • Genital or an genital warts are usually identified and diagnosed by their characteristic appearance. A sexual history is taken, and tests for other STDs may be advised.
  • If cervical warts are suspected, a COLPOSCOPY exam to view the cervix is necessary for diagnosis.
  • A pap smear may be performed, and the doctor may order a biopsy of the warts to rule out cancer.
  • Sexual partners should be diagnosed and treated as well. Because of the connection between certain strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and cervical cancer, infected women should also have yearly pap smears.