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Doctor insights on: Can Genital Warts Appear Symmetrical On Both Sides Of Frenulum

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Are these genital warts or follicles on both sides of my inner labia?

Are these genital warts or follicles on both sides of my inner labia?

Either: It is difficult to say by description. Need to see your physician for evaluation as with all skin lesions. ...Read more

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What do doctors recommend to reduce the appearence of genital warts?

What do doctors recommend to reduce the appearence of genital warts?

Not reduce eleminate: Doctors eliminate not reduce the warts with one of available methods along with your partner. ...Read more

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Being threated for genital warts (anus) with aldara (imiquimod). I have muscle pains, and flu like symptoms, but no fever. Is this side effects? Dangerous? Deadly?

Being threated for genital warts (anus) with aldara (imiquimod). I have muscle pains, and flu like symptoms, but no fever. Is this side effects? Dangerous? Deadly?

Unlikely (NO): Imiquimod (Aldara (imiquimod)) is a immune response modifier, could be used for genital warts, (other uses for actinic keratosis, superficial basal cell cancers) possible may be you are reacting to the medication, speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What happens if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.s.a.p?

What happens if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.s.a.p?

See a doctor: See a doctor or clinic for professional diagnosis and treatment advice. Over the counter chemicals and various folk remedies have not been studied scientifically and it isn't known how well they work, if at all. Some apparent warts actually are other skin conditions. Self treatment may change the appearince of skin bumps, without curing warts but making it harder to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Can you tell me if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Yes: Small warts are easily treated with cautery or laser and this is quick
they may return once or twice after treatment
there are creams that treat the disease over a period of time and will treat areas where the virus is not exhibiting itself as warts. ...Read more

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How long do genital warts last?

Genital warts: Genital warts can be a clinical manifestation of human papilomavirus. Up to 90 percent of them are associated with HPV. Although treatment can get rid of them they often recur in 20 to 30 percent of people. Spontaneous regression occurs in 40%. Many warts remain asymptomatic and can last for months. Treatment is medical and sometimes surgical. ...Read more

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Does genital warts ever go away?

Maybe: More important, you are at increased risk of cancer in later life. You also may have been exposed to other pathogens, which can be devastating. It you do not have access to primary care or an urologist. Check into a public health clinic. ...Read more

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How often do genital warts break out?

A Continual War: That's difficult to answer, but the last time I talked to one it said that it usually stays in place and may possibly spread a little locally unless blasted away with extreme heat, cold or chemicals-and that new recruits arrive by re-innoculation from another infected person by direct contact (no paratroopers necessary).One caveat: about 1/3 will survive a blast and come back months or years later ...Read more

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Do genital warts recur in the same place?

May recur: Yes, they can recur, if human papillovirus persists. ...Read more

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Will genital warts be gone forever once removed?

Most of the time: Most of the time the treatment is permanent. But in extensive cases or in people with poor local immunity it may be difficult to totally eradicate the warts. Early treatment is very important. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I do about genital warts?

See your doctor: Genital warts can be treated with various medications. Do not try otc wart removals as these are not intended to treat the sensitive areas where genital warts are found. They can also be treated with freezing, cautery (burning), surgical excision or laser. It would be best to see your doctor sooner than later as these warts can grow and spread over time. ...Read more

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What is home remedies to lessen the pain of genital warts?

Maybe local, needstx: If you have genital warts, you need to get them treated. You can use a numbing like neosporin plus for symptom relief, but u need a gyno to do an office treatment like tca or Podophyllin to get rid of them. ...Read more

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Can u tell me about low risk hoc that causes genital warts?

HPV: I assume "hoc" should be "hpv". Of the 100 hpv types, about 60 cause warts mostly on the hands or feet. The other 40 or so are sexually transmitted, and are drawn to the body's mucous membranes, such as the moist layers around the anal and genital areas. Low-risk hpv strains, such as hpv 6 and 11, cause about 90% of genital warts, which rarely develop into cancer. But they are contagious. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to treat genital warts?

Please tell me how long it takes for to treat genital warts?

Variable: Podophilox self edministered twice daily x days, reat up 3 times with 4 day intervals as necessary. Cryotherapy repeated after 2 weeks if necessary. Surgical removal by excision, curettege &/or electrocautery. No treatment is 100% reliable. Best discuss with dermatologist, urologist, gynecologist or family dr with experience in managing stds. ...Read more

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How old must you be to get genital warts surgically removed?

No limit: Genital warts usually by definition are caused by genital contact -- which should not be occurring in children/pediatrics. Your name is "mommy" so I interpret this to be female: if there is abuse, this needs to be reported, the patient removed from the circumstance, and then treated. Surgery, laser therapy, liquid nitrogen, podophyllin, etc are all possible methods of treatment. ...Read more

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I'm getting treated for genital warts and it hurts. Why is this so painful?

I'm getting treated for genital warts and it hurts. Why is this so painful?

Imprecise treatment: If treatment could be confined to just the warts you would not find it painful. Unfortunately this is very difficult to do and some normal skin next to them is also treated, which is why it is painful. ...Read more

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What happens if a man had genital warts a few years ago, and no signs since?

Probably nothing: Once genital warts clear up, they usually are gone forever. You probably won't have them again, and there is little if any risk of transmitting the virus to your sex partner (s). Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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