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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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Viral warts on face and neck, around that i hav. Itching.Acid didn't work.Should i go for laser.

Viral warts on face and neck, around that i hav. Itching.Acid didn't work.Should i go for laser.

Go for proper treatm: You tried self treatment already , now is the time to her eradicated from one of methods by your doctor. ...Read more

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My son has viral warts on his anus. Could it have been caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

My son has viral warts on his anus. Could it have been caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

No: Anal warts are a different strain or the wart virus. It comes from the same group as genital warts. The germ can be passed during delivery from an asymptomatic mother and not show up for a couple years. They can also be transmitted by sexual contact. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has viral warts on his anus. could it be caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

What do you suggest if my son has viral warts on his anus. could it be caused by my planter wart on my foot when he takes a bath?

Unlikely the issue: Wart strains tend to be specific for certain tissues they infect. Anal warts represent 2 strains of HPV that inhabit the genitals.They are not the warts of the foot or skin in general. Anal warts suggest sexual transmission.Anal skin tags can have a similar appearance to warts. ...Read more

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Can untreated genital warts weaken your immune system or not as its viral not bacterial?

Can untreated genital warts weaken your immune system or not as its viral not bacterial?

No: Genital warts - caused by the hpv virus - are common and contagious, but they are not dangerous. A person's body mounts an immune response to the virus, but is usually unable to kill the virus and the warts they produce. The overall immune system is not affected and immune responses to other bodily threats will not be adversely affected. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Is there a link between chlamydia and condyloma (warts)?

Is there a link between chlamydia and condyloma (warts)?

Occasionally: Patients who have condyloma caused by hpv can occasionally have been found to have concomitant chlamydia infections. If you are concerned, see a gynecologist for testing for both conditions. ...Read more

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What is the difference between condyloma acuntum and genital wart ?

 What is the difference between condyloma acuntum and genital wart ?

Subtype: Condyloma acuminatum is often used for the big benign genital warts. HPV is a spectrum. If you are a candidate for the vaccine, please get it. ...Read more

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Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Yes, sorta: There is more than one kind of wart and more than one kind of wart virus. Condyloma accuminata are genital warts and should not be confused with plantar warts or other skin warts. Condyloma are from hpv (human papilloma virus). ...Read more

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Condyloma (Definition)

Genital warts (condyloma) are soft fleshy growths that may be rough on the surface. They are sexually transmitted and result from an infection with human papilloma virus (hpv) they may show up anywhere that contact happens such as ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more