The role of illness perceptions: psychological distress and treatment-seeking delay in patients with genital warts
While Genital warts
in women can appear in the following areas:
It is effective in recalcitrant, palmoplantar, subungual and genital warts
, irrespective of duration of suffering.
Conclusion: ALA-PDT can treat genital warts
safely with high cure rate and low recurrence rate, particularly working for those of males at the urethral orifice.
In this review of the studies, decreases in the prevalence of HPV 6/11/16/18 infections, genital warts
, Pap abnormalities and cervical pre-cancers were observed among females in their teens and 20s subsequent to the introduction of GARDASIL.
The main goal of treatment is to eliminate genital warts
that may cause physical symptoms or emotional distress .
To describe the demographic features of women diagnosed with genital warts
, the characteristics of genital warts
seen and treatment modalities used, and to determine the type of HPV infections associated with warts according to HIV status and response to treatment at 3 months.
Major finding: Thirty-one of 70 patients with genital warts
experienced clinical clearance at 12 weeks (95% CI, 21%-42%) with a nitric oxide topical treatment, compared with 14% of 74 assigned placebo (95% CI, 6%-21).
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.
There are various ways of treating genital warts
, including self-applied creams, freezing them off with liquid nitrogen and surgical removal.
The incidence of genital warts
is about 1% per year among sexually active people.
A large, national cohort study of Danish men and women examined national patient register data for long-term health outcomes, and specifically the risk of cancer, from genital warts
among 16,155 men and 32,933 women diagnosed with genital warts
from 1978 to 2008.
From September 2012 the cervical cancer vaccine will change from Cervarix to Gardasil, which also offers protection against genital warts
, a common sexually transmitted disease, which has seen a steep rise in recent years.
From September next year the Department of Health will use the Gardasil jab, which also offers protection against genital warts
- one of the most commonly sexually transmitted infections.
26 October 2011 - US-based drugmaker Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the USA and Canada, said yesterday that the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunisation Practices (ACIP) recommended that boys 11 to 12 years old be vaccinated routinely with GARDASIL vaccine to help prevent anal cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18, anal dysplasias and precancerous lesions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18, and genital warts
caused by HPV types 6 and 11.