WHAT IS GENITAL WART?
Genital wart is a disease caused by Human Papilloma Vitis, commonly known as condyloma.
Places where they have settled most; Male genital organs (penis and scrotum, anus and periphery), female genital organs (vagina, vulva, pubic region, anus and periphery).
60% of the cases do not show symptoms, but 40% show symptoms in a group of patients.
HOW TO RECOGNIZE GENITAL WARTS?
It is a form that can also be seen in the appearance of a single bulbous or cauliflower, usually in a pale brown, pink or white color. Because it can interfere with other diseases, the exact diagnosis should be made at the end of the dermatologist examination.
GENITAL WARTS CAUSES?
Although it is often known that sexually transmitted infections are rarely without sexual contact
May also be transmitted. Generally, the infected virus has an incubation period of 1 month to 1 year. The body may not give the body the same symptoms as the resistance.
WHO IS AT RISK FOR GENITAL WARTS?
* Between 20 and 30 years, this virus is considered as the most risky age groups received.
* People who are associated with polygamy or polygamy,
* Persons with another sexually transmitted disease,
* Those who have a chronic illness that reduces the resistance of the body,
* Drug users who reduce the resistance of the body,
* Smoking and drug users,
GENITAL WARTS CAN MAKE CANCER?
There are 80 types of HPV virus causing genital warts. Some of these types can cause cancer. This does not mean that every genital wart patient will be caught with anogenital cancers (especially cervix). However, HPV virus is a serious risk factor for cervical cancer.
Patients with genital warts should be routinely checked (especially smear with women, men’s genital area, and anal zone controls).
What is the prevalence of HPV infection during pregnancy?
Excess growth of genital warts, condyloma masses newly emerging in gestation before pregnancy causes occlusion of the birth canal and normal delivery by vaginal route becomes impossible.
Another unwanted situation is when the baby passes through the birth canal during labor and consequently catches the HPV in the birth canal. For this reason, it is suggested to have a cesarean section in the presence of condyloma and birth of a pregnancy on condyloma.
Genital Wart Treatment
Cryotherapy (freezing), laser wart treatment, cautery treatments, antiviral creams and other drug treatments are applied in treatment. Therapeutic treatments are mostly applied when the anogenital warts are in dense and coarse clusters (large condylomas). Also, to prevent recurrences later, repressive and therapeutic creams should be used for a long time under doctor control.
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