What Are Genital Warts?

What Are Genital Warts?

  • Submitted By: Jackmay1
  • Date Submitted: 08/15/2010 10:55 PM
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Genital Warts

Genital Warts is a highly infectious disease which is transmitted through sexual intercourse. They develop in small clusters or open into large areas of warts on the penis, mouth, vagina and the anus.
The Nature of Genital warts: Genital warts can occur in small and large clusters and spread quickly covering the penis, vagina, anus and mouth. On women they show up on the outside of the vagina and anus as well as inside. They can also be on the lips and mouth as well as inside the throat. On men the signs occur slower but pop up on the tip of the penis, and rarely, inside the shaft. Also the warts will sit on to of the tongue if a man has inserted his tongue into an infected vagina.

How are Genital Warts Transmitted?
Genital Warts are transmitted by sexual intercourse in the anus or vagina. Also If a human has oral sex then they can get it on the mouth or down the throat. People get the disease through not having safe sex which involves not using a condom. Signs and Symptoms of Genital Warts:
The signs and symptoms of genital warts include warts covering the penis, mouth, vagina and anus or they can be just a singular “hard to notice” wart which could be in a hidden place on your body. Men usually have the disease on there penis or mouth but on rare occasion have it on their anus. Women have the disease on the vagina, mouth and anus like men. Long Term Effects: The long term effects are that if you get them treated, they could come back in the later years of your life. Also obviously, they have huge social effects which cause people to be angry, sad and even guilty. On the rare occasion, they can lead to cancer, which is potentially life threatening.
Treatment: Warts are frozen using liquid nitrogen or dry ice once a week. It usually takes seven treatments before the warts disappear. However, the wart disease cannot be abolished, only the vision of them can be, so you’re stuck with the disease your whole life. Prevention: There is only...

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