Genital Warts Prevention in Humans
Resisting the desire to have sex is the best way to genital warts prevention. But if you are not able to do so, especially if you are in a sexually active age, condom use can be a preventive measure of transmission.
Although not completely effective in protecting you from this disease because there are still parts of the skin that can be exposed, at least the use of condoms can minimize the risk of genital warts and protect you from other sexually transmitted diseases. In addition to using condoms, you are also advised not to share sex toys or use sex aids that condition is not sterile.
The final way to prevent genital warts is through the administration of HPV virus vaccines that cause genital warts. The vaccine should be given before a person becomes sexually active in order for the results to be effective. For boys, vaccinations can be done at the age of 12 years, while for girls at the age of 11 years.
For those who have never received HPV vaccination of genital warts at that age, can catch up as soon as possible. For men, vaccinations are recommended at age 21, while for women up to 26 years.
Adverse effects of HPV vaccination of genital warts, including:
- Mild flu
- Low-grade fever
- Pain in the injected part
According to research, giving HPV vaccine genital warts at the age of less than 21 years old or at the age of 21-30 years can reduce the risk by 50 percent for the disease.