Warticon Cream 0.15%

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Genital warts are one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI). They are also known as anogenital warts. They are small lumps which appear in or around the genital areas, potentially around the anus. Many people who contract this condition will not have any visible warts. This can make it rather difficult trying to determine if you are a carrier with the potential to pass on the virus to others. Warts can appear internally or externally if they do show. Symptoms may only begin to become noticeable weeks or even months after initial contact with the virus.

Warticon cream is used to treat genital warts. It contains an ingredient known as podophyllotoxin. It Is an extract from a plant which belongs to a group of medicines known as antivirals. The Warticon cream works by penetrating the wart tissues and preventing the wart cells from multiplying and spreading. With regular application, all the wart cells will eventually die and new healthy tissues will grow in their place. Hence, your problem will disappear. This medicine is available as cream and solution.

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  • Always read the patient leaflet for more detailed information
  • Wash the affected area with a mild soap and water
  • Pat dry
  • Apply the cream twice daily (morning and evening) for 3 days (or as prescribed by the doctor)
  • Rub the cream gently
  • Do not apply for the next four days (this completes one treatment course)
  • Avoid healthy skin contact with the cream
  • Wash your hands after application
  • After 2-3 days, you may notice mild irritation of the areas treated which indicates that the medicine is working
  • After 3 days, if the warts are not clear, repeat after a week
  • The 3-day treatment can be repeated every week for 5 weeks
  • If warts do not clear up even after this, see a doctor

Side Effects – If any of the following side effects are observed, see a doctor

  • Severe Irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Pain or redness in the affected areas
  • Inflammation of the skin
  • Allergic reaction
  • Bleeding

These details are provided only as a guide. Please read patient information leaflet for more details.

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Who gets HPV and what are the risks?

Genital warts are currently the most common viral STI diagnosed in the UK. The most affected age group in men is between 20-24 years of age.

How do you diagnose genital warts?

The first option you have is to check yourself and your partner(s) for warts. This can prove ineffective for a lot of people as warts can be small and difficult to see; sometimes virtually non-existent to the naked eye. It can also be difficult to differentiate a wart amidst pimples and other bumps already on the skin. If you believe you have been exposed to HPV, visit your doctor as soon as you possibly. A healthcare professional will be able to examine and access you in much greater depth.

How can I avoid contracting HPV or genital warts?

Preventive vaccines which provide effective protection from the most common HPV types (including genital warts) are now readily available. It would be ideal to take this vaccine prior to engaging in sexual activity. It is currently free to females aged between 12-20 years.

You could significantly reduce your chances of contracting HPV by not having sex with either anyone at all or anyone else but a partner who has only had sex with yourself. The more times you risk having unprotected sex, the higher your chances of becoming infected will be.

Condoms offer partial protection but are not full proof, they are still a good form of protection which should be used.

Can HPV be cured?

The treatment for HPV can be a very long process and rather frustrating. The average person will require several treatments to clear their bout of genital warts. None of the treatments currently available act as a permanent cure, the virus can lay dormant in cells subsequent to treatment. In certain cases, warts can return months or years after treatment. In other cases, warts will never return.

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