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Genital and anal warts

Features/Symptoms

  • Small painless bumps growing on genital and anal area;
  • Itching and burning;
  • Maybe also inside urethra of men;

Progression

  • Develop in moist areas and can become malignant (1-6 months).

Causes

Genital warts are caused by exposure to the human papilloma virus (HPV). Warts are considered a low cancer-causing potential. Common warts are not the same as genital warts and are caused by different HPV types that infect the skin.

Treatment/Management

  • Removal by burning, freezing or minor surgery
  • Wartec solution 2 times daily for 3 days – apply to warts only, keep area clean and dry