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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
MD: You need to see a doctor, dear. Only a good evaluation and physical exam can tell what you have. I would venture that it is unlikely to be cancer but ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: You need to have a history and exam done by your physician to be able to answer this properly.

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: There are strains of HPV that cause genital warts that are not part of any available vaccine. There are also other condition that can look like HPV wa ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Big differences: Both are benign. We don't know the cause of skin tags but they are more common in those who are overweight. They do not need treatment and will not sp ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. B: Get HPV vaccine even if you have genital warts. There are multiple types of HPV that can cause warts and genital cancer.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Wart vs skin tag: A doctor can help decide what it is -or you can upload a pic here on Healthtap and get a diagnosis. Either way, it sounds like it could easily be abla ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't pull on it: Needs seen. If your Dr can do cryotherapy (=freeze skin lesions), can see him/her. If not, ask local Urgent Care or see a Dermatologist to have it fro ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gayle Valeros
24 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult to tell: without examining in person. I would schedule an appt. with your PCP for an evaluation to determine what these spots are on in your genital region. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Freezing warts ?: Warts can be cauterized with freezing or hot cautery, but the degenerating cellular material afterwards will cause an odor of "decay". At this point, ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: Most likely these are HPV venerial warts. Also the tender area can be infection or it can be inflamed infected lymph node from an STD. See primary car ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lymph node?: It may be a "lymph node" and a sign of infection. See a md when you can.
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