This is a repeat entry of an educational video explaining how liquid nitrogen cryotherapy is carried out on a patient to freeze warts that grow on our bodies due to HPV infection or just plain ol’ bad luck.
I have an addition to this video in that a fellow Singaporean tweeter has agreed to share with us his experiences of being treated for his HPV infection on his blog here. Props and many thanks to @VivusLohwho ends with these words, “I hope this can help people avoid getting panic attacks (if you have to undergo this painful experience), and as well as the importance of testing yourself regularly for STDs.”
Always remember, you don’t need to face your medical condition and tribulations —whatever they may be — alone. Ask around for help. Seek and ye shall find. Stay safe.
This is a short demo video how a liquid nitrogen cryotherapy gun is used to treat warts on a patient’s skin. (HPV or others)
The subject area being treated on is a finger, which still hurts. Now imagine if you were infected by the Human Papilloma Virus and have them growing in your private regions. Remember, those areas are tender and highly sensitive, the pain will be a little bit more to bear.
Please go get vaccinated against HPV and be responsible in your sexual practices. Having warts on your bum which need to be zapped/burned/frozen every week to get rid of them is not a fun experience at all. Be safe now.
Everything you need to know about HPV (Genital Warts) in this PSA video here.
Other than being infected with HIV, I also hold the dubious “honour” of being coinfected with Herpes Simplex (how Paris Hilton) and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), also known as the “Full Flush”.
This is my Story of how I live with HPV, primarily. Was my first time being interviewed by this project done by Action For AIDS in their focus on Singaporean youth who are just beginning to explore their bodies (and of others) and chronicles the experiences of young men & women in Singapore who have to live with STDs. You can read our stories in the link I’ve provided you.
We are faceless and anonymous, but we aren’t silent.
I end this post with an excerpt from the article about my advice on reaponsible sex:
“Full-flush or not, Zack flusters with “guilt and moral concern” and advices others to “never bareback,” but if you must, “only do it with people whose condition you are aware of and people you trust,” using himself as an example stating he looks healthy and fit- more so than most individuals, but you “should never trust a person based on his looks alone,” after all- you do not know what cards he could deal you.”