Venereal Warts

Below you will find more information about Venereal Warts from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Venereal Warts it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Venereal Warts and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Venereal Warts comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Venereal warts is more commonly known as warts in the genitals is categorized as one of the most common types of sexually transmitted diseases. As its name suggests, this disease primarily affects the moist tissues found in the genitals. While these warts can be treated with medications and surgery, it poses a health risk that should be treated seriously.

Diagnosis

To diagnose genital warts, an acetic acid solution is applied to the genitals to whiten the warts and view it through the microscope. A pelvic exam may also be performed for further confirmation.

Treatment

There are certain medications that can help treat the genital warts. These are topical medications that can help boost the immune system and help fight the warts. Surgery can also be an option to remove the warts.

Symptoms and Signs

The symptoms of venereal warts include small, flesh colored swellings in the genital area, warts that take a form of cauliflower shape, bleeding during intercourse, itching and general discomfort.

Causes

Like any other types of warts that grow on the skin, the venereal warts are caused by a virus that infects the uppermost layers of the skin. This condition is contagious and can spread from one person to another sexual contact.

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