Genital Wart Removal
Genital wart removal is indeed a very sensitive issue. More than anything these types of warts are often confused with a sexually transmitted disease and most people tend to freak out when they first discover them. Like any other form of warts, they are caused by the HPV virus and in this case it affects the skin in your groin, genitals and/or anal area.
Genital warts look different from other types of warts. They vary from white patches, to small blisters to grouped growths that look like cauliflower. In some cases you cannot even see them but only feel the symptoms. Itchiness, sensitive skin and even bleeding are all symptoms of genital warts.
The treatment for genital warts is similar to that of most other warts. Due to the sensitive location some of the harsher methods aren’t possible. Freezing, burning or laser surgery are the most used but there are quite a few other options. In many cases they will go away by themselves but it can also go the other way and spread rapidly. You have to keep a very close eye on it and if it gets worse you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to discuss the best treatment for you.
The best methods for genital wart removal is with natural and homeopathic treatments since they are gentle and won’t leave scars. Also, removing genital warts with surgery can leave horrible scars and can be extremely painful.
The HPV virus cannot be killed and warts cannot be “cured”. All we can really do is to treat the symptoms – which is the actual wart. By removing the wart we remove the symptom but the virus can remain in your bloodstream and reappear in the future.
Although these types of warts are mainly spread through sexual intercourse you can still get it without your partner having any visible signs of it. When the virus gets spread you can break out and get it. The best defense against this is to always have protected sex with new partners. There is also a vaccine called Gardasil which can protect you against 4 different types of the HPV.
Genital wart removal is not nearly as effective as most other wart treatments and in an estimated 30% of cases it returns. Not all treatments are equally effective for all people. If one treatment failed for you, try something else. In the end it’s always wise to get rid of warts since they are highly contagious and can spread very quickly.