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Is Condyloma Acuminata Contagious?

Published at : 16-12-2019 View : 6984

      Condyloma Acuminata is highly contagious and there is a high risk of getting the infection from a single sexual contact with someone who has genital warts. It is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) showing most frequently as soft, pink cauliflower-like growths in moist areas, like the genitalia, mouth, and other places.

Symptoms of Condyloma Acuminata

  Condyloma Acumianata is transmitted through sexual activity, including oral, vaginal, and anal sex, you may not start to develop Condyloma Acuminata for several weeks or months after infection and it isn't always visible to the human eye.

  The symptoms of Condyloma Acuminata are:

   Soft cauliflower-like growths of the varying size can be flat, plaque-like or pigmented.

   Lesions on moist non-hair bearing skin tend to be soft and non-keratinized and those on dry and hairy skin, firm and keratinized. Lesions may be broad-based or pedunculated.

   Condyloma Acumianata can pass at any genital or peri-genital site and it’s common at sites of trauma. Asymptomatic lesions may be seen in the vagina, cervix, urethral meatus, and anal canal.

   Rarely, Condyloma Acuminata may grow more rapidly and infiltrate local tissue or cause local erosion.



Causes of Condyloma Acuminata

  Most cases of Condyloma Acuminata are caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

  Some facts about Human Papillomavirus:

     Most common Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

     There are more than 100 different types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) can be acquired by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the virus but it is most commonly spread during vaginal or anal sex.

    Human papillomavirus is spread through skin-to-skin contact, not through an exchange of bodily fluids.

     Sometimes it has no signs or symptoms. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) can cause health problems like Condyloma Acuminata and cancer.

Risk Factors of Condyloma Acuminata

  You have an increased risk of developing and spreading Condyloma Acuminata if you:

   Stressed and have another virus infection, like Herpes,

   Have a weakened immune system from medications or different health conditions, including diabetes and HIV/AIDS

   Use tobacco or drink alcohol

   Sexually active at the young age, or have unprotected sex with multiple partners

   Have another Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

   A weak immune system particularly will increase one’s risk for infections, like for vaginal condyloma acuminatum

Treatment for Condyloma Acuminata

  Condylomas are most often detected with the naked eye and they’re sometimes difficult to diagnose, either because they’re the same color as the skin or they’re concealed in folds of skin or a mucous membrane.

  Our doctors at Heng Kang Clinic will examine you or take a biopsy (a sample of the wart) to see if you have Condyloma Acuminata. They might draw a blood sample to test for HIV and syphilis and it depends on the results.

  The goal of treatment is to remove visible warts and decrease the risk of spreading the virus and there are many different treatments that here in Heng Kang Diagnostics And Medical Clinic may recommend, most treatment types will get rid of warts in cases,

  Currently, Heng Kang Diagnostics And Medical Clinic has an advanced method of treatment such as no pain, small scars, fast recovery time, ensure safety and don’t worry about future complications.

  If there are any other questions, please contact us immediately for more dedicated consultants, and we pride ourselves on providing personalized care for all who had to suffer from their health problems.



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