Sexual & General Health

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Genital Warts

Affects arse area
Does not affect eyes/mouth area
Affects genital area

Symptoms:

  • Pink lumps, varying in size on penis, scrotum (the sac holding testicles), or anus.
  • Can become fleshy cauliflower-like lumps.

Treatment: Regular visits to the clinic

  • A special liquid is painted on to the warts. They can also be frozen off. Early treatment is advised.

WARNING! Genital Warts are highly contagious, very common and can recur.

Prevention:

  • Warts are caused by a virus. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid direct contact with them.
  • Using condoms will reduce the risk of infection.

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