Definition and causes
Condylomas or genital warts caused by infection with the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Viruses transmitted by sexual practices, ie. intercourse. Most infections caused by HPV types 6 and 11, but infections with types 16 and 18 can be seen. The latter two are among the vast majority of patients who are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and they are believed to be part of the reason for the development of this, and may also be a part of the reason behind the malignant disease of the penis.
We are growing hyppigtst of people with impaired immune systems.
In recent years there has been a general increase in the number of patients who turn to condylomas. It is seen most often in young people (women 19-23 and men 20-24 years).
Symptoms of condylomas on penis
There are two different types of condylomas. The papillomatøse "cauliflower-like" and our similar. The papillomatøse often sit in the inside of the foreskin, the edges between preceded and penis head or on the penis head. They sit in our similar rule to stem. These are affladede.
It should be noted that condylomas can be found in the skin around the anus, if you have received anal intercourse and sjældendt also without preceded anal intercourse.
Precautions and diagnosis
The diagnosis made by the above findings.
Treatment of condylomas on penis
The treatment is påsmøring of a gel, which has an inhibiting effect on the virus, but there is no way that works effectively killing the virus. Often surgery is necessary, either with scissors or with affrysning of our markets. Alternatively, using laser surgery. Surgery performed under local anesthetic.
Sometimes condylomas disappear by itself.
Select and complications of condylomas on penis
Outbreaks of condylomas can come back long after the original genital warts are treated and / or disappeared. This may be the cause of the suspected adultery in a relationship where one party suddenly have an outbreak. The suspicion can be justified if there is a new outbreak of a viral infection earlier.
Sjældendt condylomas can develop into a large papillomatøse accumulation of warts - Buschke Loewe Steins tumor. This is especially in immunsuprimerede. Here are our growing very dramatically.
Preventing condylomas on penis
The best prevention is condylomas use of condom during sexual intercourse.
There is a vaccine that protects against HPV 6, 11, 16 and 18 At the time of writing, it is assessed whether the vaccine should be introduced in the Danish vaccination program.