Health Advice

Latest from blog

Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

Read more

Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

Read more

Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

Read more

Life Pharmacy Ireland – Live Better

Bringing you the best health advice for your family

Articles in Warts, genital

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Genital warts are small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area.

read more

NHS Choices - Causes of genital warts

(28/08/2014)

Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). The most common way HPV is passed from person to person is through sexual intercourse.

read more

NHS Choices - Diagnosing genital warts

(28/08/2014)

If you think that you may have genital warts, visit your local sexual health or genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic.

read more

NHS Choices - Treating genital warts

(05/12/2014)

Treatment for genital warts depends on the type of warts you have and where they are located. You do not need treatment if there are no visible warts.

read more

NHS Choices - Preventing genital warts

(28/08/2014)

Using condoms (male or female) every time you have vaginal or anal sex is the most effective way to avoid getting genital warts, other than being celibate.

read more