A 21-year-old male asked:
do the strains of hpv that cause warts on feet and fingers are also the stains that cause penile/urethral/anal cancer? i have warts, am i at risk?
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Family Medicine 30 years experience
HPV V. Verruca: The hp virus is causative in genital warts, whereas the verruca virus is causative in the common plantar wart/finger warts you may be referring to. The regular verruca warts will not put you at risk of getting genital warts.
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Dermatology 26 years experience
Not at Risk: Common warts, on like on hands and fingers, are caused by HPV 2 and 7. Plantar warts are caused by 1,2 and 4. Low risk genital warts are caused by HPV 6 and 11. The most common strains of HPV virus for anogenital cancer are 16 and 18. There are numerous other strains.
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Can I bathe my baby when he has tender skin spots on his hands and feet, etc?
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Pediatrics 13 years experience
Yes: It is ok to bathe your baby, even with tender spots or a rash. However if your baby seems really uncomfortable you may want to make an appointment with your pediatrician. Remember babies do not need a bath every day- this could dry out their skin and make it prone to peeling or increased tenderness. Instead, bathe every 2-4 days.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Are infection rates for genital warts similar for men and women?
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Dermatology 46 years experience
Yes: It amy be more difficult to eradicate warts in women although prescription cream is more effective in women for external warts.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Can having type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure prevent the penis from having a full erection?
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Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
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A 45-year-old female asked:
I am 45 with 3 failed ivfs, 5 yrs ago. Benign ovar. Cyst removed then. Last period jul 10. Hcg 464 (20 dpo) & 843 (22.5 dpo) mild cramp, no bleed, ache 1 side. Ectopic, cancer, menopause?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Seems ok: Is DPO days post ovulation? If so, your HCG roughly doubled in 48 hours...That is a good textbook rise! a mild cramp is common, and no bleeding is always good.
Seems to me you are pregnant! no indication of ectopic, no reason to think cancer (hcg producing cancers are typically seen in much younger women ie teens and 20's) and menopause doesn't give you rising hcg.
So for now, congrats and luck!
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A 41-year-old female asked:
I have tingling feet my MRI shows L5 -s1 bulging disc with mid atrophy of some muscles around l5-4-3 . My doctor tingling feet. Are because of and this disc hasn't. Caused it. He gave me nortriptilin is my doctor right? I still have tingling feet and som
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Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Not usual for disk: With the muscular atrophy and neuritis, it might be best to undergo further testing.
There are many possible causes, including diabetes, autoimmune, endocrine, to mention a few.
At your age, a complete workup is indicated.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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