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do genital warts have hair

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: True hpv warts will not have hair growing in the wart itself.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO does not: Wart or papilloma is caused by hpv virus , the growth is confined to superficial layer of skin epidermis , hair follicles are in deeper layer dermis ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Usually NO: Warts are caused by hpv virus which attacks superficial epidermal layer of skin , hair follicle grows from deeper dermal layer , wart will block the ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Appearance: An ingrown hair will typically be a hard, sometimes red bump that seems to be under the skin more than above it, while warts are more likely to be rai ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Has to be examined: Ingrown hairs are usually sore, nodular and only in hair bearing areas warts can be anywhere on the genitals or anus and are rough, white and nontend ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Genital warts: Often times the diagnosis of genital warts can be made by simple visual inspection. Lesions are usually fleshy colored, flat or more wart like (think ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Fungus: Hair loss that us in a specific area and not full body is likely a fungal infection.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Genital cyst ?: A firm "bump" in the area described may be a sebaceous cyst, very common in genital and other areas. See your gyn provider, who can easily diagnose ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
No : They appear on skin or mucous membranes. But the nits of pubic lice (crabs) do appear on pubic hair. If you are suspicious you have lice see your doct ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Multiple causes: Moles or nevi can grow hair. There are also benign growths of the hair follicle that can grow hair. See a dermatologist who may remove growth with a s ... Read More

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