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How Can I Treat Genital Warts at Home?

How Can I Treat Genital Warts at Home?

Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Anyone who has had sex may have chance of contracting the disease. However, not all people who are infected with the virus develop genital warts. In some cases, HPV lays dormant in the body for years and causes no symptoms. That’s why many people with HPV transmit the virus without knowing it. Once genital warts are visible, they can be highly contagious. Having sexual contact with someone who has genital warts can make the virus spread. Also, genital warts can cause pain and embarrassment to the sufferer. In...
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What Will Happen if HPV Goes Untreated

What Will Happen if HPV Goes Untreated

HPV, short for human papillomavirus, is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s estimated that 80% of sexually active people will have HPV at some point in their lifetime. You can get HPV by having direct skin contact with someone who has the virus. It is most contagious during sexual intercourse such as oral, vaginal and anal sex. HPV can be transmitted even when a patient develops no sign and symptom. That’s why many people spread the virus to others without knowing it. HPV can go away on its own, but sometimes it can cause warts or cancers. In cases like this,...