Anal warts condyloma acuminata are caused by the human papilloma virus HPV , the most common sexually transmitted disease STD. The warts affect the area around and inside the anus, but may also develop on the skin of the genital area. They first appear as tiny spots or growths, often as small as a pin head. They can grow quite large and cover the entire anal area. Sexual intercourse is a common way to get infected with HPV.
HPV & Anal Warts
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Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection STI that are caused by infection from the human papillomavirus HPV. Genital warts can be treated using topical medication or freezing. These treatments do not get rid of the HPV infection; a person who has been treated may still pass it on, even if the warts are no longer visible. Please speak with your health care provider to discuss the best treatment option for you. All 3 vaccines protect against HPV types that cause most cases of cervical and anal cancer. The vaccines prevent HPV infection but do not get rid of the infection once it has occurred. For more information on STIs, sexual health information, where to get tested and other sexual health services in your area, visit SmartSexResource.
Anal Wart Removal
Anal warts are small warts that can occur inside and around the anus. The condition is also called condyloma acuminata. Anal warts are a form of genital warts.
Jump to navigation Jump to content. There are different methods of anal wart removal. Oftentimes, doctors will recommend a topical treatment if the warts are small and located only on the area around the anus. In these cases, there are a few topical medications that remove those small warts. However, anyone with external warts needs to be examined for internal anal warts.