I am a 35 y/o male who has been living with HPV since 2004. Despite having HPV, I am in good health. I exercise 5 times per week, I drink socially and I don’t smoke. I learned about the infection when 2 small warts appeared on my penis. I was prescribed Aldara to battle the warts however, I had some re-occurrences with one of them. When the wart re-appeared, it was smaller in size and I continued to use Aldara to clear it. Also, I’ve had plantar warts on my hands and feet since I was little.
About 5 months ago I observed some white, small, very flat, cluster bubble like formations on the skin of the head of my penis that looked similar to the other warts I previously had hence, I believe this may be HPV related. I’ve considered talking to a dermatologist however, desperation and frustration are taking over me. I’ve been looking at alternative treatments like wartrol and viralfree however, I found nothing but mixed reviews of these products. I have mentioned them to my Doctor but she wasn’t familiar with neither product so she didn’t say much. Also, since Gardasil has been approved by the FDA to be given to males, she recommended it to me and I was given my first shot about 2 days ago. Right after the shot, I decided to do some research about the vaccine side effects (something I should have done on the first place), and I found out that there have been several cases with severe adverse reactions to Gardasil, that include death. I’ve experienced some of the normal side effects however, nothing serious.
Should I consider wartrol and viralfree? Also, based on the latest news about Gardasil and the fact that I already have the virus, should I continue with my Gardasil shots?
Like I said before, frustration and desperation are settling in and I am just looking for some logical and rational answers and this website has been the only place where I’ve found good information. Thank you for your time and attention!