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Causes Of Condyloma
Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?
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
Can an old lingering case of condyloma cause palpable or swollen inguinal nodes? Also could bad toe nail fungus cause this?
Nail fungus: Would not cause it, depending on the etiology of the condylomata it is possible. For example condylomata could be secondary to syphillis and syphillis can cause swollen lymph nodes. (i just used syphillis as an example). ...Read more
Does condyloma (hpv) cause impotence in males? Do genital warts due to human papilloma virus cause male impotence?
No: No relationship.Get a more detailed answer ›
Genital Warts: 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 vagina, penis, or anus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: Since this virus is transmitted by touch, you more than likely have the viral infection but may not have the actual lesions. Years ago, we would colposcope the penis of men whose sexual partners had condyloma looking for the skin changes of the virus. Probably 60-70% chance that they are there. ...Read more
Oral Cancers: Mounting evidence suggests causal relationship between hpv and oral cancers. The hpv virus which is responsible for genital warts has recently been implicated (although evidence has been mounting for 1-2 decades) that the same hpv virus (especially subtypes 16&18) are responsible for oral cancers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take to heal from having condyloma removed?Its been almost three weeks no improvements.
Genital warts: About 90% of genital warts are caused by 2 specific hpv types (6 and 11) and are the least likely to have cancer-causing potential. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10-20% of people over a period of 3-4 months. There at a variety of therapies available to help remove and suppress them. They are quite contagious when present. They appear as colliflower type growths or smaller bumps. ...Read more