Unusual HPV/Genital Wart Situation - Spreading to girlfriend & How I got it?

March 24, 2010

Genital warts are caused by the most common sexually transmitted virus - the human papillomavirus (HPV). Warts are characterized by the eruption of flesh colored or grey looking growths around in the genital area and the anal region in both men and women. Probably the biggest hurdle when dealing with the condition is the fact that it is almost undetectable to the human eye when the warts are in their developmental phase. They become visible and are only noticeable once the condition has fully developed into a cluster of warts that may or may not be accompanied by some amount of pain. Moreover, the virus could also be present within the body without actually taking effect for long periods of time. In these cases, the only way to identify its presence is through a medical test. While most cases of the condition will see the genital warts as benign growths, in other cases, these growths could pose a serious health risk to both, men and women. The condition is predominantly transmitted between people by way of sexual contact, but simple skin to skin contact can also have this effect, not everyone exposed to the virus will necessarily develop the genital warts. The more prominent symptoms of the condition include intense itching, a very uncomfortable burning sensation and swelling. The infected individual will also experience a significant amount of discomfort during sexual intercourse.

Because of the fact that the condition is rather common, there are a number of easy to use home remedies that have proven to be rather useful over the years in various parts of the world. For example, the application of Vitamin E oil over the affected genital area before placing some chopped raw garlic pieces over the same area and covering it using an adhesive tape is known to be rather effective. One would see the symptoms of the condition fade away rather fast. Another very useful home remedy when dealing with genital warts would be to apply the milky juice extracted from a few figs over the warts as regularly as 2 or 3 times a day right up until the warts disappear. You could also extract the juice from four or five onions that have been sliced, salted and left over the course of the night, and apply the extract over the affected area until the warts have disappeared. Your diet will also play a rather significant role in the extent to which the condition affects you. Increase your intake of folic acid and beta carotene as well as fresh fruits and vegetables - especially orange, yellow and red tomatoes.

Submitted by M T on March 24, 2010 at 10:53

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