eMediNexus, 12-10-2019
#Obstetrics and Gynecology

A female client has just been diagnosed with Condylomata acuminata (genital warts). What information is appropriate to tell this client?
  •    This condition puts her at a higher risk for cervical cancer; therefore, she should have a Papanicolaou (Pap) smear annually.
  •    The most common treatment is metronidazole, which should eradicate the problem within 7-10 days
  •    The potential for transmission to her sexual partner will be eliminated if condoms are used every time they have sexual intercourse.
  •    The human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes Condylomata acuminata, cant be transmitted during oral sex.

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