Genital Warts

Genital Warts

Sexual Health

Genital warts are one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. The warts are harmless and affect the genital and anal area of both men and women and are most common in young sexually active adults.

What causes genital warts?

What do genital warts look like?

Can you have HPV infection with no visible warts?

How do you get HPV or genital warts?

How are genital warts diagnosed?

How are warts treated?

Is treatment painful?

Will the virus go when the warts are cleared?

Can genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

What are the risks of having another STI?

Am I at risk of developing cervical cancer if I have genital warts?

Should partners be informed?

Are any complementary therapies recommended?

What can I do to help myself?

How can HPV or genital warts be avoided?

Is it normal to feel upset about having genital warts?