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Is genital warts harmful

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes genital warts are caused by hpv virus, contagious in female they can cause cancer of cervix and must be treated. Vaccination is available to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Warts: yes needs treatment thru your OGYNB doc precursor to Cervical CA, ofcourse its a small but enough to treat about percentage
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Viral infection: These are warts caused by a virus. This is common this day and age and is a sexually transmitted disease. They may be very visible or not visible at ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV growth: Genital warts are growths in that area or on the cervix that are caused by the human papilloma virus(HPV). If attached to the cervix the warts can cau ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Warts in general do not itch. But in the genital area, they may become irritated and can be itchy. Please see a dermatologist or primary care doctor f ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot: Genital warts are due to infection with human papilloma virus (hpv), for which some treatments can reduce the lesions, but if you have them there is a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot: Genital warts are due to infection with human papilloma virus (hpv), for which some treatments can reduce the lesions, but if you have them there is a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes they can.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Genital warts: Genital warts, when taken care of promptly, will cause no dangerous problems. They are not fatal. But they are infectious and contagious and they do s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Genital Warts: Genital warts are usually spread by direct contact.
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