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Genital warts are flesh colour or gray colour growths found in the genital area and anal region in both men and women. They are sometimes referred to as condyloma acuminata or venereal warts. The warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) and most patients with genital warts are between the ages of 17-33 years. They are highly contagious.
About 90% of genital warts are caused by two specific types of the virus (HPV-6 and -11). HPV-16, one of the "high-risk" types, is responsible for about 50% of cervical cancers. HPV is believed to cause 100% of cases of cervical cancer.
The treatment consists of Medical treatment with agents like Podiphyllum serum, Interferons, Aldara.
If medical treatment fails to provide relief, then Cryotherapy, Laser treatment, Electrodissection should be considered. Discuss these other treatment options with your gynecologist to get them under control.
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