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Can you get genital warts from sitting on the carpet?

Can you get genital warts from sitting on the carpet?

Yes -if: If someone else with genital warts was sitting on the same section of carpet then it is possible that the human papilloma virus could stay on the carpet fibers and then be transferred to another host. However the virus would not be expected to last long on the carpet and the chances seem unlikely. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

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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Can you get HPV from sharing a towel with someone who has genital warts or sitting on a toilet?

Can you get HPV from sharing a towel with someone who has genital warts or sitting on a toilet?

Towel is likely: But relax. Various strains of HPV are everywhere. Everybody has a few of them. You almost certainly do too. Sharing towels is gross but it's not going to cost you your life or your health. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts from a toilet?

Can you get genital warts from a toilet?

Yes possible: Papilloma virus is contagious possible but unlikely as most of the time it is not from toilets. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts from trying on bathing suit?

HIGHLY unlikely: Genital warts are transferred by intimate skin-to-skin direct contact - either oral, genital, or anal sex. Simply in the vein of "never say never, " I will bite on this one and say that if one girl had fulminant, huge, dangling, full-on labial and vulvar warts; and you immediately put on the bathing suit that she had on, it might be possible that virus could transfer (but I really don't think so!). ...Read more

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After you get genital warts burned with acid do they stay bumpy or go flat?

Warts: If they are gone they should be flat. A few reasons for bumpiness are that wart is still present or healing is still taking place or treatment created scar tissue. ...Read more

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If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

Not necessarily: Sometimes the body can fight infection with genital warts but better to have them evaluated and treated by a physician to ensure that they don't persist and remain unmonitored. ...Read more

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I have genital warts which I just had treated. My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

I have genital warts which I just had treated. My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

Genital Warts: Warts are due to an infection with human papilloma virus. There are over 75 related viruses in the hpv family. Some of the subtypes are carcinogenic, and other subtypes have a predilection to develop in certain areas. They are transmited by skin to skin contact and minor trauma with breaks in the stratum corneum facilitates epidermal infection. The answer to a "can " question is always yes. ...Read more

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When you get genital warts removed with liquid nitrogen, will it leave dark spots on the skin.?

When you get genital warts removed with liquid nitrogen, will it leave dark spots on the skin.?

Possible: Possible, especially if you have pigmented skin but in time fades away. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts on inner thigh? My HCP and gyn said the bumps on my inner thigh were warts. Could I have gotten them there from sex?

Can you get genital warts on inner thigh? My HCP and gyn said the bumps on my inner thigh were warts. Could I have gotten them there from sex?

Possible: Most are due to infection with human papilloma virus (HPV). There are many strains of the virus, some cause genital warts, some cause warts in other sites, some strains are associated with cancer of cervix and throat.
Get HPV vaccine. ...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?

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 common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

HPV is common: 70 - 80 % of young women in the U.S. Have or have had hpv. There are several types, some can cause cervical cancer, some cause almost no trouble at all, and some cause warts. Warts are primarily cosmetic, although they can be transmitted sexually. Reducing the bulk of the warts can be done with chemicals or other means of cautery. Your immune system is ultimately going to get rid of the hpv. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get genital warts from toilet seatsĀ ?

Genital warts toilet: Not very likely!
scabies, crabs, possibly; warts, very rare if never. ...Read more

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What to do to not get genital warts from my girlfriend?

Not that much: Unfortunately, short of not having intercourse (of any form: oro-genital, genital-genital, or anal-genital) there isn't much you can do to reliably prevent transmission of hpv. Condoms don't reliably prevent the spread of hpv. ...Read more

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Can I get herpes from genital warts?

Can I get herpes from genital warts?

Genital warts: Genital warts are caused by human papillomovirus (hpv) and are not caused by herpes. One can not cause the other. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from genital warts?

Hmmmm. No.: These do tend to travel in the same circles. E.G. People with one std often have another. However, someone with just genital warts won't give you herpes unless they have herpes infection to give you as well. Make sense? Remember safe sex. ...Read more

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Can I get genital warts around the anus?

Can I get genital warts around the anus?

Yes: Yes, that's a common place to get them. They're called anal warts when they're in that location. ...Read more

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He must of cheated if I had a baby then after get genital warts after?

Genital Warts: Not necessarily. Warts can lie dormant for years. Once people become sexually active there is good evidence that they get exposed to hpv right away. I deal with stds every day in my career and I understand the worry and trust issues that arise around these issues. I try to teach my patients that you cannot accuse anyone about cheating when it comes to warts. There is no way to know. ...Read more

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Can genital warts cause poycystic ovaries? Or can u get general warts on your ovaries?

No and no: Genital warts and the virus that causes them (certain types of human papillomavirus, HPV) have nothing to do with polycystic ovaries. Genital HPV infections, including warts, involve the external genitals only and do not involve the ovaries. Some ovarian cancers are associated with HPV, but how this happens isn't known. ...Read more

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My girlfriend had genital warts 5 month ago. Are they contagious? Can I still get them?

Perhaps: If the warts are no longer present she would not be able to spread the infection. The question whether or not warts are present would have to be answered by a gynecological examination. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

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Warts (Definition)

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