genital warts

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genital warts:

see human papillomavirushuman papillomavirus
(HPV), any of a family of more than 60 viruses that cause various growths, including plantar warts and genital warts, a sexually transmitted disease. Detectable warts can be or removed, usually by chemicals, freezing, or laser, but often recur.
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Instead, over the last three years, cases of genital warts continue to consume valuable resources in our clinics.
Yet infection and diseases caused by HPV are common in men, the researchers said, including genital warts, which are one of the leading sexually transmitted diseases (STD) for which treatment is sought nationwide.
Key clinical point: A nitric oxide topical treatment is more effective than placebo in clearing genital warts.
Due to this reduction, some young women in Australia have been spared the distress of having genital warts and the health system spared the cost of having to treat them," the study stated.
About 90% of cases of external genital warts are caused by HPV types 6 or 11, which are included in the quadrivalent HPV vaccine that was licensed in the United States in 2006.
is indicated in girls and boys from 9 years of age for the prevention of premalignant genital lesions (cervical, vulvar and vaginal) and cervical cancer causally related to certain oncogenic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types as well as genital warts (condyloma acuminata) causally related to specific HPV types.
The home remedies for genital warts</a> discussed in their book teach people step-by-step how to treat genital warts and how to permanently eliminate their infections, once and for all.
Genital warts and risk of cancer--a Danish study of nearly 50,000 patients with genital warts.
Unite/CPHVA Professional Officer, Ros Godson, said that the move was very positive: 'It's a good idea, because it will lead to half the population having immunity to genital warts, which means that women will not pass them on to their men friends'.
But Gardasil also protects against HPV types six and 11, which cause nearly all genital warts.
Leontiades said like all STDs, genital warts was a public health issue.
It is hoped that full cooperation of that age group (and their parents) will lead to massive reduction of female genital warts and in turn that of the serious respiratory papillomatosis in children.