Relationship Fears

If you are diagnosed with HPV and genital warts, it is only natural to be concerned about your relationship. It’s easy to feel that either you have done something wrong or to blame your partner. Sometimes the emotional toll of finding out that you have HPV is more difficult than seeking treatment. It’s also alarming to find growths on your genitals or anal areas.

Young Man Waiting The virus can remain dormant for months, even several years before producing warts. So, this doesn’t mean that your partner has been unfaithful. It’s important to talk openly about your symptoms so that you don’t infect your partner.

That’s why it’s important to seek out a physician who specializes in the treatment of genital warts and understands the emotional impact that an HPV diagnosis can bring.