Dr Derek Freedman, who founded the Society of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ireland, says incurable genital warts
is among the most common Sexually Transmitted Infection in Ireland.
It wants the current jab given to schoolgirls, Cervavix, replaced by Gardasil, which protects against genital warts
as well as cervical cancer.
Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and UCSF has revealed that the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) can prevent 90 percent of genital warts
in men when offered before exposure to the four HPV strains covered by the vaccine.
The researchers noted that studies of another agent used to treat genital warts
, imiquimod, demonstrated clearance rates of between 37% and 52%.
The study found that the medical management rate of genital warts
among women potentially covered by the immunization program decreased by 61 percent, from 4.
The proportion of students diagnosed with genital warts
at a health center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 2006 was 1.
also resulted in the near disappearance of genital warts
in Melbourne area in women under 21 years of age.
In a series of articles posted on the site, Ashton tells an extremely personal story about how he and his wife suffered from genital warts
are a sexually transmitted condition caused by the human papilloma virus but new research shows that there's a significant decline in the numbers of young women with genital warts
if they get vaccinated.
There are various ways of treating genital warts
, including self-applied creams, freezing them off with liquid nitrogen and surgical removal.
The risks remained elevated for more than ten years following a genital warts
Both Gardasil and Cervarix protect against HPV strains 16 and 18, but Gardasil also protects against types 6 and 11, which cause genital warts