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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
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
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not a podiatry?: You need to direct this towards you family doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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
Warts: Yes!Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible: Possible, especially if you have pigmented skin but in time fades away. ...Read more
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?
No: No it's a different type.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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?
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
Not a podiatry?: Talk to your family doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Oftentimes yes: Warts usually do enlarge over time.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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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