Genital warts: symptoms, causes & treatment

Before you start reading everything about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of genital warts. I would like to inform you about a new and ground-breaking study conducted in 2020 that shows a genital warts treatment with a 100% success rate. Next to that, it aims to clear HPV out of the skin.

✓ Results within 20 – 30 days
✓ Genital warts will not reappear
✓ No pain or any discomfort
✓ For any gender

Later more about this successful genital warts treatment. Can’t wait? Read more about the treatment here.


  • What are Genital warts?
  • Genital warts symptoms
  • What does genital warts look like?
  • What causes genital warts?
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatments (+ one new promising treatment)


What are Genital warts?

Genital warts are a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). There are over 100 strains of HPV. The strains of HPV that cause genital warts are different from the strains that cause cancer. Usually, HPV strains 6 and 11 cause genital warts in and around vaginas, penises, anuses, and mouths. These strains are not linked to cancer.

Genital warts symptoms

Genital warts symptoms are:

  • A single or multiple small, flesh-colored, cauliflower-like bumps in and around your genital area; vagina, penis, anus, or mouth.
  • Itching, burning, or mild bleeding from your genitals or anus
  • A change to your normal flow of pee

Genital warts can appear as a single wart or as multiple warts in a cluster. However, in some cases, genital warts can be hard to identify, because they can be really small or internal.

The symptoms can appear within days, weeks, months, or even years, depending on your immune system.

What do genital warts look like?

Genital warts look like small, flesh-colored, cauliflower-like bumps. Here are a few examples of how they look like:


Genital warts with men

Genital Penile Warts
Genital Penile Warts
Genital Penile Warts

Genital warts with women

Genital Warts on Vulva
Female with Genital warts
Female with Genital warts in Vulva

What causes genital warts?

Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Most often passed on via unprotected sexual intercourse. However, HPV can already be transmitted via close genital contact. So, even if you don’t have sexual intercourse, you can still be infected with the virus by just touching it. That’s why wearing a condom will not 100% prevent the risk of getting HPV.


If you suspect having genital warts or HPV, please visit a doctor or any other authorized medical professional. The medical professional can verify if you have this condition. The diagnosis of genital warts is usually done by a visual observation, which is completely painless.

There is no shame in visiting a medical professional about genital warts. They regularly encounter people infected with genital warts. It’s the most common STD around the world. Next to that, the diagnosis is completely painless.


If the medical professional diagnoses genital warts, they will give you two choices:

  • Do nothing, in about 90% of the cases HPV is cleared by your immune system within two years.
  • Do a treatment to get rid of genital warts.

But, who wants to wait for two years? Or even longer…

Especially when you find out that in 2020 a study has been conducted with genital warts treatment with a 100% success rate. With fast results (20 to 30 days), painless and without warts returning.

I’ll tell you more about that later, let me first show you what options you have.

First of all, if you do not have genital warts yet: Get vaccinated!

If you already have genital warts, below there is an overview of the possible treatments:

Traditional treatments Home remedies Surgery Genital Warts Treatment
Effectivess Genital warts
Effectiveness HPV X X X
Painfullness High Medium High Low (no pain)
Costs + ++ +

Table 1. Possible treatments: Effectiveness, Painfullness and Costs.

Traditional treatments

Traditional treatments consist of:

  • Imiquimod (Aldara, Zyclara)
  • Podophyllin and podofilox (Condylox)
  • Trichloroacetic acid
  • Sinecatechins (Veregen)

Traditional treatments aim to clear genital warts, but not HPV. The success of the treatments is variable per treatment, but also per person. However, in a lot of cases, treatments have to be repeated, because it’s not successful the first time or genital warts reappear in the future (HPV is still present). Next to that, there are some serious side effects: blisters, burns, and potentially scars.

Home remedies

Home remedies consist of:

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Castor oil (in combination with baking soda)

Getting rid of genital warts with home remedies is similar to traditional treatments. Also here, the success varies per person and often treatments need to be repeated. However, always consult a medical professional before starting these treatments.


Surgery consists of:

  • Freezing with liquid nitrogen (cryotherapy)
  • Electrocautery
  • Surgical excision
  • Laser treatments

If traditional treatments do not respond or you’re pregnant, you might need surgery. Effective, but it’s still possible that genital warts will reappear in the future.

New: Genital Warts Treatment

In 2020 a new and ground-breaking study has been conducted with a genital warts treatment with a 100% success rate. The benefit of this treatment is that next to fast results (20-30 days), it also causes no pain or any discomfort. In addition, it aims to clear HPV in the skin as well and is available for all genders.

The treatment has:

✓ 100% success rate
✓ Results within 20 to 30 days
✓ No returning genital warts
✓ No pain or any discomfort
✓ For any gender

Although this is a relatively new treatment, it already has some promising results. This treatment has a much higher success rate than all other treatments out there. Some people already call it the solution to genital warts and HPV.

Read everything about this treatment here!

(including the scientific research, before and after pictures, reviews and more)