How to Naturally Cure Genital Warts
When we have unprotected sex we are exposing ourselves to certain strains of the human papilloma virus, which may result in an STD known as genital warts. Famous for its highly contagious nature, HPV only needs skin to skin contact in the genital region to cause infection. This infection can take years to appear as warts, for this reason it's impossible to know who is a virus carrier until quite some time after relations. If you suffer from this condition you should know that there are different things you can do to naturally "cure" genital warts.
Reduce the risk of exposure. The most natural way to "cure" genital warts is to prevent an infection. Avoiding sexual contact with an infected partner is by far the most effective means of prevention.
Use a condom. Besides abstinence, condom use is the best way to prevent genital warts before they can appear. Whenever you have sex, use a condom, even if you're already using another form of protection.
Observe your infection. Besides preventive measures, you can naturally treat a genital wart infection by doing nothing at all. About 30% of cases go away by themselves, so do not apply any kind of cream to the exposure site unless you see it flare up.
Apply vinegar to the wart to naturally cure genital warts. While the evidence is mixed on whether, vinegar can or cannot effectively treat genital warts, some people are strongly in favor of this home remedy. Simply apply apple cider vinegar every day directly onto your genital warts to treat the infection. You will know within a few days whether this treatment is working.
Change your diet. Another of the most effective ways to fight an infection (and increase the effectiveness of standard treatments) is by amplifying your immune system's response through your diet. Increase your intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while eliminating saturated fats, refined sugars, alcohol and caffeine. Also add more foods rich in vitamin C or take vitamin C supplements in the form of tablets.
Consult your physician. As HPV itself has no real cure, you should talk to your doctor about your treatment options, especially if genital warts are causing great discomfort.
This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.
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- Do not use over the counter wart removers on genital warts. Your doctor should always prescribe the adequate treatment for this condition.