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Genital Warts

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  1. Genital Warts

    Genital warts are caused by a virus (Human Papilloma Virus) it is passed on by skin to skin contact. Many people have the Human Papilloma Virus and might never get warts

  2. Genital warts are usually passed on during sex
  3. Men and women can get genital warts. These warts are not the same as the warts on your hands

  4. Symptoms

    If you have any lumps down below or any of the following symptoms speak to your doctor or nurse

  5. Sometimes lumps are warts. Warts can grow around the anus (bottom), around the vagina and tip of the penis

  6. Sometimes the area may feel itchy
  7. Sometimes the warts are hard to see
  8. Treatments for Genital Warts

    They can be frozen

  9. Cream/liquid
  10. Laser treatment or surgery is not usually needed Go to your Doctor (G.P) or clinic to be treated

  11. Do not get treatments at the chemist. Wart treatment for hands should not be used on other parts of the body

  12. Always use a condom when having sex, especially with a new partner

  13. To get free condoms go to the doctor (G.P.) or clinic or chemist

  14. Or call 0300 303 0243 for your nearest centre