Genital Warts in Women
It's really awful, but about 75% of women in the USA have HPV (human papillomavirus). HPV is, in fact, very dangerous, because some its types of the over 80 be a reason of such diseases in women as, for example:
- genital warts
- cervical cancers
- cancers of vulva
- cancers of vagina
- cancers of urethra
- cancers of anus
The risk to be infected with HPV is higher in women than in men because heterosexual women have oral, anal, and vaginal intercourses.
Actually, women can notice genital warts in different forms and in different places of the body, for example, hands and even feet. But most of all, genital warts look like elevations on the skin and they are flesh-colored. However, genital warts can be white, grey, pink, or even faintly purple and smooth or have a cauliflower shaped surface. But most of all, in women genital warts grow between women's vagina and anus, around/inside the vagina, on the vulva, on/around the cervix, between legs and genitals, on/around the anal sphincter, inside the anus, in the mouth/throat.
Remember that sometimes genital warts haven't got any symptoms; however, very often women feel pain and burning in the place where genital warts have appeared. What's more, they can bleed. Genital warts can be a reason of bleeding form the vagina if they grow inside it. If genital warts become large, they can block urine flow and the flow of faeces excrements. And in addition, women can hardly have intercourse because it's too painful.
To be protected against HPV infection, all women have to be vaccinated three times in six months at the ages of 9 and 26. But, frankly speaking, the vaccine defends only against four most dangerous types of HPV (6, 11, 16, and 18) which can be a reason of such serious diseases as genital warts and cervical cancers.
On the other hand, if you don't want to be vaccinated, there are some ways to protect yourself from HPV:
- use condoms to diminish the risk of getting HPV infection;
- avoid sexual contact with suspicious and strange persons until they are examined with the doctor;
- try all your mucous membranes be healthy because HPV infection get into the body through defective mucous membranes.
Actually, there are lots of different medicines nowadays that claim they are able to help you to get rid from genital warts. Call your attention to WARTROL, this is absolutely natural medicine which hasn't got any side effect, will destroy all the genital warts wherever they grow. Moreover, there are such methods as, for example,
cryotherapy when genital warts are frozen;
acid ablation when genital warts are burnt with trichloroacetic acid;
electrosurgery when genital warts are cut and cauterized with special instruments;
such medicines as, for example, podophyllum resin, Intron A (interferon alfa-2b), 5-fluorouracil, podofilox , Aldara (imiquimod) and Veregen are also used.
If you are at the childbearing age, it's possible to use such medicine as trichloroacetic acid (TCA) or use a laser.
Genital warts that grow inside the anus or vagina are very painful and, in fact, very contagious and difficult to treat. Sometimes doctors don's hurry to treat them and prefer waiting to see if they disappear on their own especially in the periods of sexual abstinence.