I love bottoming, and am not using condoms for anal sex. And I have anal warts. For a bit of context: I come from California and live in Berlin, Germany. I am a gay man in my mids, love to bottom, and have been taking PrEP for the last two years. Before having anal sex I love to take time to prepare.
Cryotherapy (Cryosurgery) for Genital Warts
Anal Warts: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection STI that occurs as a result of the human papillomavirus. They can disappear on their own over time but usually heal faster with treatment. Genital warts appear as flesh-colored bumps around the genitals and are usually soft to the touch. Once a person has acquired the infection, they cannot get rid of HPV. Not everyone with HPV has genital warts. As a symptom, warts come and go.
Surgical Removal of Genital Warts by Excision
Anal warts, also known as condyloma, are growths found on the skin around the anus rectal opening and sometimes in the anal canal. Anal warts are caused by the human papilloma virus, which is usually transmitted through sexual contact but not necessarily through anal intercourse. The same type of warts may occur on the penis, scrotum, vagina or labia. The time from exposure to the virus and growth of the warts is commonly from one to six months, but it can be longer. During that time the virus remains in the tissues but is inactive.
Anal warts also called condyloma acuminata are small growths of skin that appear around the anus. They can be removed and may be cut away using a surgical blade, a laser or a heated instrument, depending on their size and location. Anal warts genital warts are caused by a virus called human papilloma virus HPV , which infects the top layers of your skin. They should be removed since they can grow and spread, causing discomfort, and can affect your bowel movements.