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Are Genital Warts The Same As Warts I Get On My Hands
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
They are related: Warts are mostly caused by viruses, and the ones that cause genital warts fall into one group of subtypes. The warts on fingers and feet, plantar warts, are in a different family. But all are contagious, so it is wise to be careful and limit exposure of your skin to any skin with warts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: No it's a different type.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you touch the genital warts on scrotum and put your ur hand in your mouth. Will you get oral hpv? Possibility? Scared!!
Possible?: Sure, many things are possible in life. That is one of the main reasons to remain monogamous... meaning to have very few sexual partners in one's lifetime. That way, a couple can do pretty much anything they want to do, and still have a low exposure to various germs. In life, if one is a worrier, DON'T do the risky stuff. It's really that simple. ...Read more
Possible: It is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Aldara (imiquimod) instructs to apply to affected area with clean hands. I use it for genital warts and I dont trust touching it incase it spread. Is this safe?
Genital Warts: Use A qtip to applyGet a more detailed answer ›
What are the odds genital warts could be spread from scrotum to hand contact? The person said they were polyps but i think he was lying.
HPV: In general here is what we know about the wart virus. 96% of americans are exposed to one of the hundred plus strains of this virus by the time they are in their early twenties. Every person under 26 should have the hpv vaccine. Transmission of the virus is skin to skin. So, yes, if by chance you are the rare person without hpv exposure at your age your hand can pick it up from another's skin. ...Read more
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
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