Genital warts are the disease which is sexually transmitted and affects the moist tissues of the genital region. It is also known under the names venereal warts and condylomata acuminate. Genital warts are very small bumps that usually appear in clusters. This disease usually occurs in young people around their 20 yaers.
Causes and symptoms of genital warts
Genital warts are causes by a virus called the human papilloma virus. It is important to treat genital warts on time, meaning as soon as they are discovered, in order to avoid and prevent certain further complications, such as cervical cancer. Genital warts can be transmitted through an intercourse or unsafe sex, as well as by touching the genitals that are affected. Furthermore, the using of the towel that was previously used by the infected person may also be a way to transmit genital warts. The most frequent symptoms of genital warts are itching and burning sensation of the genital area. In women, excessive vaginal bleeding or discharge may also occur. Lumps, lesions and swelling are noticeable and visible signs of this disease.
Home remedies for genital warts
Vitamin E oil applied on the affected area and covered with crushed raw garlic may help in treating genital warts. Certain juices, such as juice of onion slices, or milky juice made of the stems of figs, or apple cider vinegar, which are put on the affected genital region may be very effective in warts’ falling off. It is recommended to consume the foods that are rich in folic acid and beta carotene, as well as to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, foe example, mango, squash, radish, spinach, and cabbage. Smoking and taking oral contraceptives should be avoided.
Homeopathic remedies for genital warts
There are several homeopathic remedies that can be very effective in treating genital warts, but they must be used in small dosage in the beginning of the treatment. The most beneficial homeopathic remedies for this condition are causticum, dulcamara, nitric acid, sepia, staphysagria and thuja.
Causticum is recommended if the infected person has large, stalked or flat warts that are flashy or hard. Dulcamara is another homeopathic cure for genital warts that are fleshy or smooth and inflamed. Furthermore, nitric acid is advisable for the treatment of large and soft warts that cause sticking, pricking and painful sensation, as well as bleeding on the slightest touch. Sepia is used as a homeopathic remedy for genital warts which are dark brown, flesh-colored or reddish and that have jagged edges. Staphysagria is recommended for the warts that are stalked or like a cauliflower in shape. Usually they are soft, moist or dry. Thuja is also very effective in treatment of genital warts and is highly recommended.