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What to do with HPV?

Published at : 30-10-2019 View : 6980

  Warts are small growths that happen when the surface of the skin becomes infected with HPV. A person can pick up this wart-causing virus by direct contact with a person who has warts or by touching the same surface that a person who has warts has touched. Warts can appear at any age but most common in older children.


  If you don't know it yet, HPV is short for human papillomavirus, this type of virus will have the incubation period from 2 to 9 months before appearing; During this time, HPV has no obvious symptoms, so it is very difficult to detect.

  You have to pay close attention to be able to recognize the expression of the HPV as soon as it has not developed outside specifically as follows:

  The position of growing HPV:

  HPV is transmitted through intimate skin-to-skin contact, and you can get HPV by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the virus, it is most commonly spread during vaginal or anal sex.

  Male genital area - Genital warts usually appear on the penis body, foreskin, glans, distal penis and/or urethra.

  Female genital area - For women, HPV usually occurs in labia minora, labia majora, vulva, and vagina, in some cases it grows in the cervix.

  The size of HPV warts:

  During the incubation period - The onset of the disease is just tiny spots, but day by day warts develop and grow bigger. The maximum size of warts is about 1-2mm.

  The shape and color of the HPV warts:

  In the beginning HPV warts are just little acnes, if it grows in the mouth though, it is red with white combined fluid, if it grows in the anus, it is pinkish-white in color. Warts contain pus, growing separately into large patches during this period. After getting appeared in a while they're like crested chicken breeds or a cauliflower.




  Some factors increase the chance of getting the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

  These include:

   Having a higher range of intimate partners

   Having sex with somebody who has had many intimate partners

   Having a weakened immune system, as an example, due to HIV or once having an organ transplant

   Having areas of damaged skin

   Having personal contact with warts or surfaces where the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) exposure has occurred

Treatment for HPV

  Anyone who sexually active can get Human Papillomavirus (HPV), even if you have had sex with only one person. You can also develop symptoms of years after you have sex with someone infected. This makes it hard to know when you first became infected. Human papillomavirus infections with no symptoms have no specific treatment, but most clear up within a year. Our doctor can help you treat visible genital warts with freezing warts off or some type of medicine. We recommend you to go to Heng Kang Clinic for better diagnosis and treatment. Our clinic has not only highly qualified medical doctors but also we have equipped with modern and advanced medical equipment. Consulting to our clinic is the right decision because you will get more than what you expect.



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