If clinically visible lesions are found in a man, treatment is recommended. In case of subclinical lesions on the penis, no treatment is recommended, but a condom should be used because this reduces the viral load transmitted during sexual contact. It is known that the use of a condom offers only 60-70% protection against infection. It is also known that the use of a condom (usually for six months) decreases recurrences in women and helps in the faster regression of subclinical lesions.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Genital Warts
HPVs: What they are and what they cause
How frequent are subclinical lesions caused by HPV in the general population and what is the incidence compared to the incidence of genital warts?
- HPV and cancer
- Am I the only one with HPV?
How do you explain that many people are infected by HPV viruses but only a few have serious problems from them?Does the chance of infection by genital types of HPV increase depending on the number of sexual partners?
- How did I get HPV?
- When did I contract HPV and who gave it to me?
- What are the tests necessary for checking an HPV infection?
Pap testHPV DNA testColposcopyWhat does the doctor see under the microscope when examining a biopsy and what are the possible diagnoses?
- Will I always have HPV?
- How can I protect myself from HPV?
Men and HPV