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does freezing the genital warts often make the skin black

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Dr. Gregory Thompson
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Penile lumps: Genital warts are a possibility, unless they appeared very suddenly, but it would require visual inspection by a doctor to confirm.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Genital warts are caused by strains of human papilloma virus (hpv) some of which cause cervical cancer, anal warts & cancer, pharyngeal warts & cancer ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. L: Get HPV vaccine to prevent infection with other strains of the virus.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Yes: The virus that cause warts are part of the human papilloma family -- and skin contact is usually required. Auto-inoculation can also develop. But in g ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very low risk: No STD is transmitted "for sure" from any single exposure. Such brief contact probably carries very low risk of transmission. Nobody can say ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Genital : Genital warts can be spread from contact (skin to skin). Please read more about warts and see a picture and treatment options at the link below. I h ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Hard to know: Without an exam, it would be hard to tell. See your doctor for the proper exam. Both are treatable.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: Depending upon where these are and what they look like they may need treatment or potentially biopsy.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Sometimes the body will fight off the hpv virus and genital warts will disappear on their own. Sometimes this happens when one wart is treated or dam ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Educated eye not: They are not similar for educated eye ( medical professionals ) distinctly different.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: If the lesions are obviously skin tags, leave them alone as long as you cope with them well mentally and physically. If genital warts for sure, get ri ... Read More

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