To treat genital warts there are a lot of creams that can be used. The 3 most popular are Podofilox, Aldara and Efudex. To use these treatments you need to get a prescription from a doctor at your STD clinic. These creams come at a cost ranging from $200-$500. As well as the cost the creams also give the patient lots of side effects such as swelling, burning and blistering. This is why men and woman are turning to other alternative treatments.
All Genital Warts are caused by the virus HPV. H stands for Human, P stand for Papiloma, and V stands for Virus. It has approximately 80 strains and 20 of these strains are the strains that create the warts. Doctors say 1 person in 6 living today in the Europe and the US world will catch the hpv virus in their lifetime.
There are creams that can be applied by yourself with no side effects. This means that they can be safely used by you in the comfort of your own home.
There are a few medical procedures for removing hpv warts. The first way is to freeze off the warts. This is called cryosurgery. For this the nurse or doctor will apply liquid Nitrogen to the warts, which kills them in seconds. But there is a 57% chance they will grow back using this procedure.
Laser therapy and electrocautery therapy can also be used to kill the warts. If the warts have grown very large or are in clusters the doctor may refer you to a surgeon who will remove them with a scalpel. This called surgical excision.
The causes of Warts on your genitals are mainly down to having a sexual relationship with an infected partner. Just close genital contact is all it takes to spread the condition to another person. Genital warts are normally painless but are itchy and can feel uncomfortable. They may become painful during sex depending on where the warts are located.