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Genital wart thigh

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not: HPV or warts are not so easily transmitted to other body areas. Don't worry about it.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Possible: Most are due to infection with human papilloma virus (HPV). There are many strains of the virus, some cause genital warts, some cause warts in other s... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not a wart: This is not the usual location of genital warts, and warts are generally not smooth or shiny. There are any number of more likely explanations. You'll... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Likely skin tag: Genital warts only invade genital skin. They do not appear balloon like but soon after appearing take on the appearance of a cauliflower. You can igno... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shirley Zelikovsky
Specializes in Family Medicine
More than likely not: the hair is probably ingrown. A wart would be more fleshy and would get bigger over time. You can always have it looked at. I would be more concerned ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dermatology 25 years experience
Yes: Genital warts can be small measuring only a few mm or larger cauliflower like lesions. It is possible to only have a solitary lesion or several lesio... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Duofilm containing salicylic acid can be used for treating warts. Notify your physician if not improving. Genital wars, however, require a different t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Consider Aldara (imiquimod): There are 3 medicines that may be self-applied for genital warts: aldara cream (imiquimod), condylox and veregen (sinecatechins). I think most doct... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes: It is a helpful treatment for smaller warts in the genital area.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Prevention Is Key: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts, is sexually transmitted. Over 40 types infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for developm... Read More

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