Genital Wart

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What Is Genital Wart?
  • Genital wart (HPV) transmits mostly by intimate sexual contact and they are responsible for cervical cancer.
  • Genital warts in prepubertal children are uncommon.
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What Causes Genital Wart?

Genital warts is due to HPV virus infection. It tends to spread due to direct skin to skin contact including sexual intercourse

Clinical Presentations Of Genital Wart
  • Skin-colored or brown or whitish (when macerated in moist areas) discrete smooth-surfaced exophytic or sessile papilloma
  • Condylomata plana: flat cervical wart in which they can be distinguished by aceto-whitening (5% acetic acid). They don’t pass dentate line in anal lesions
  • Anogenital warts in children younger than 3 years of age: if the wart is located distant from anus or vulva, associated with HPV-2, especially if mother has history of genital condylomata without any signs of physical abuse or STD in the child is re-assuring that it is less likely that an abuse has occurred
  • Genital wart has 25–65% recurrence rate
Complication Of Genital Wart

Genital wart is associated with development of cervical cancer

Treatment Options for Genital Wart
  • Physical destruction
    • Cryotherapy
    • Trichloroacetic acid 70%-90%
    • Electrocautery
    • Laser therapy
  • Cytotoxic therapy
    • Podophyllotoxin 0.5% solution
    • Cidofovir 1% gel
  • Immunomodulation
    • Imiquimod 5%
    • Sinecatechins 15% ointment: contains green tea leaf-derived catechins and have immunostimulatory & antiproliferative properties, FDA approved for anogenital wart
    • Cantharidin
  • Topical therapy
    • Salicylic acid
  • Oral
    • Cimetidine, 30–40 mg/kg in divided dose
    • Zinc sulfate 10 mg/kg to a maximum dose of 600 mg daily
  • Genital warts are one of the relatively common types of warts. In this article, we discussed the symptoms of this disease, methods of diagnosis, and treatment. If you have contracted this skin virus, I suggest you see a dermatologist at RemoteDerm
Prevention Of Genital Wart
  • Circumcised men are less likely to carry and transmit HPV infection
  • Anal wart is more common in men having sex with men, condoms can be helpful for clearance & prevention
  • Avoid sexual intercourse with a person who has genital wart till the lesions are fully treated

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Genital wart (HPV) transmits mostly by intimate sexual contact and they are responsible for cervical cancer. Genital warts in prepubertal children are uncommon