HPV Situation and Symptoms in England

Like all other countries there has been a rise in the STI’s and the STDs. The sexually transmitted disease or infections are affecting all age groups in England. The situation is not getting any good. Even with the medication and precautions while having sex, these diseases are spreading in both men and women. There are also an alarming number of children which is getting these diseases and infections.

Research and statistics

In England, specialists and statisticians study different age groups and genders for various STIs each year. Over the course of the past several years, the trends change.

You can assess the current situation of the STIs in England with the data and statistics on https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/sexually-transmitted-infections-stis-annual-data-tables. According to these statistics 2017, there were 59,119 new genital warts due to HPV.

Back in 2008, a total of 78,156 people had Anogenital warts. From these, there were 41,094 males and 37,062 females. In 2008 the number of male patients increased while females decreased. These are the number of people who were with this disease. In 2011 the total number of people who had genital warts due to HPV was 76,549. In 2013 the number of people who had genital warts was 77,010.

As the years pass the total number of people decrease. The reason is that the people are now well aware of the HPV symptoms and they treat the problem before it becomes a health issue. In 2015 the number of people decreased to 69,022. In 2017 the total number of people who had genital warts due to HPV was 59,119. Out of these the women who were with STIs due to HPV were 25,698, and the number of men was 33,349. It is remarkable how the numbers decrease. Almost 7% fewer people were with the STIs.

Symptoms of HPV in men and women

There are many HPV symptoms in men and women which people ignore. The situation in England is getting good over the past several years. It is all because of the people who are becoming aware of these symptoms of the HPV.

In England, the symptoms vary from men to women. The men will get warts and itchy lumps around the genitals. These warts may also form in the area surrounding the anus. It doesn’t mean that HPV doesn’t affect other parts of the body. Men may also get warts on mouth and throat.

Women get itchy warts on the skin surrounding the vagina and vulva. All other symptoms are the same as men.