Genital warts, a sexually transmitted disease, appear around human genitals as flesh-colored bumps. A doctor may prescribe topical medications for the infected areas. If the warts do not improve or disappear, surgical removal of the warts can be considered.
Genital warts are a common kind of sexually transmitted disease, which means it is acquired by sexual contact. It is an infection caused by a virus, and the pathogenic virus is called human papillomavirus (HPV). The viral infection will result in warts, which are soft, moist, pink, and flesh-colored bumps with a cauliflower like appearance. In women, the warts usually occur in or around the vagina, on the cervix or around the anus. In men, genital warts are less common but might occur on the tip of the penis and around the anus.
People can be infected with genital warts by oral, vaginal, or anal sex with an infected sex partner. A correct usage of latex condoms can reduce the risk of catching or spreading HPV, however it does not completely eliminate the possibility. HPV vaccines may help to prevent some of the HPV infections that cause genital warts. Genital warts are soft, pink and flesh-colored bumps, and may appear on the genitals of men and women, in areas such as the vagina, cervix, vulva and penis. They rarely develop also on mucosa of the mouth and throat.
The genital warts can be removed, but the virus cannot be totally cured. This means the virus will stay in the body and may cause the outbreak of genital warts again. Therefore, once infected with HPV, it is important to avoid improper sex contacts with others. However, genital warts can be treated with topical medications such as trichloroacetic acid, imiquimod, podophyllin and podofilox. If the warts do not improve, then surgery, laser therapy or kryoablation to remove the warts can be considered.
Several years of work in academia, medical practice and finally commercialization make it possible to provide an end-to-end process to help users to “find the appropriate medical help based on their present symptoms”. Below you will find a short explanation, showing you which part of the platform will help you best in finding the appropriate medical support.
Proceed as follows to enter your current symptoms.
Click on the appropriate body part on the picture. Select one/multiple symptoms corresponding to your complaint.
You can also add symptoms by typing your medical complaint in the search box and selecting the best matching suggestion.
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Once you have selected all applicable symptoms, click the “analyze disease pattern”-button.
Accordingly, you will get a list of possible diseases and matching doctor categories who can further help you.
You can inform yourself about the possible diseases by reading the related information. But you can also return to the previous step and add more symptoms or delete already added ones to further narrow down your disease pattern.
Click on the desired doctor category to find a doctor who can help you.
If you are logged in with your profile, you will be displayed the appropriate doctors in your area. Otherwise you can enter an address in the “address” field and you will be displayed a doctor’s list around that specified address.
You will receive further information about the displayed doctors when you press on “details”.
Online bookable doctors in your area will be indicated with the notation “Book appointment” or “Book externally”, additionally they will be displayed on top of the list for your convenience.
Click on “Book appointment” to start the online appointment booking process with the desired doctor.
Please select an available appointment. “Green“ appointments are booked directly. “Red“ appointments need to be confirmed by the doctor.
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