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how long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with hpv ?

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weeks: It can take several weeks after exposure. You will get genital warts if you have been exposed to the specific hpv strains that cause warts versus cervical dysplasia.
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
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