Do You Fall under High Risk Group that Contract Genital Warts?
is not known to many people that genital warts are caused by a virus.
The virus that causes genital warts is the HPV (Human Papilloma Virus).
It is found that there are around 100 types of virus that can cause warts
in a human.
People who have a compromised immune system or a weaker immune system are those who are at high risk due to the human papilloma virus. There are people who use immune system depressing drugs and these people are at high risk.
If you are a person who has poor nutrition / or hygiene then you are likely to get affected by this virus. People who have sexually transmitted diseases are also likely to get genital warts.
Unprotected sex is the main reason for the spread of these genital warts. Even people who use condoms may also get it. There are parts that are not covered by condom and hence the virus may get attached to that part of the skin when that part of the skin rubs against the partners.
if you partner has genital warts then you are also likely to get it through intercourse. Statistics reveal that 2/3 of the people who have unprotected sex contract this virus and hence genital warts.
The timing at which the warts show up may differ. It is not that you will get warts sooner you have unprotected sex. In some cases the warts may show up even after years after having unprotected sex.
Recent developments have provided some relief. You can prevent genital warts by using a vaccine that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration of the United States of America.
The genital warts can cause more trouble to women so this vaccine is being given to girls between the ages of 11 and 12 by many people. This helps to prevent any growth abnormalities in the cervix due to genital warts which might even lead to cervical cancer.
sexual practices to ensure that you are at minimal risk of getting genital
warts. Be clean and healthy. If you find that your sexual partner has
genital warts do ask them to get it treated before you start your activity