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Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

No: Warts are small virus-induced tumors and like most tumors they are not painful unless they are traumatized or involvinh a nerve (the latter is very rare) ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Common Warts (Definition)

Warts are caused by human papillomavirus.. There are more than 150 types of hpv and are associated with various clinical lesions and diseases. Common warts repressent about 70% of all cutaneous warts and show hyperkeratotic, clefted surface with vegetations. They are caused by hpv types 1, 2, 4, 26, 27, 29, 41, 57, 65, 77. They are transmitted by skin to skin ...Read more


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Do genital warts multiply in number, covering the entire genital area?

Do genital warts multiply in number, covering the entire genital area?

Yes: Since genital warts are a viral infection they can spread as any other infection. It is possible to have them be extensive enough to cover the area. This problem needs help by a dermatologist as this infection can be spread to others. ...Read more

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Can type 1 herpes occur in the genital area?

Can type 1 herpes occur in the genital area?

Yes: Old thought was that hsv 1 was oral, hsv 2 was genital. Later data shows that either can affect either location. ...Read more

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Are moles in genital area normal?

Are moles in genital area normal?

Yes: Moles can occur anywhere on the body, however, infection with human papilloma virus (hpv) a sexually transmitted disease, can cause growths that look like moles. If you are sexually active, please have these moles evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...Read more

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Is genital herpes and genital warts the same thing?

Not at all : These are two different stds caused by two different virus. Genital warts is caused by hpv and leads to warts. Herpes is caused by hsv and leads to painful ulcers and blisters. ...Read more

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Folliculitus in women genital areas?

Folliculitus in women genital areas?

Question?: Yes, folliculitis can happen in genital areas. You should get evaluated by your doctor to see if you may need antibiotics to treat, vs just localized therapy. ...Read more

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Causes of genital warts in men?

Causes of genital warts in men?

Human papillomavirus: All warts are a sexually transmitted disease caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV). There are over 100 types of HPV that are sexually transmitted, but only two of them (HPV6, HPV11) cause most warts. A highly effective vaccine prevents infection with HPV 6 and 11, as well as 7 other HPV types that cause the large majority of genital, anal, and throat cancers. ...Read more

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Are spots in the genital area normal?

Not necessarily.: Medical evaluation should help to clarify what these evaluations are. ...Read more

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Are genital lesions and genital warts the same thing ?

Are genital lesions and genital warts the same thing ?

No: Genital lesions can be warts or other lesions like chancres, herpetic ulcers, granulomatous lesions etc. ...Read more

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Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Herpes: Outbreaks from herpes happen at the site that one was infected. They do not travel or migrate elsewhere on the body. The reason we no longer define herpes by the words 'oral' and 'genital' is that you can get these viruses on any part of your body exposed to them. ...Read more

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Can hsv-1 in genital area cause enlarged tastebuds that are painless just from the virus being in body?

Can hsv-1 in genital area cause enlarged tastebuds that are painless just from the virus being in body?

Maybe okay, but...: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. What you describe may be physiologic, & not a result of viral exposure. However have your doctor check your tongue for any concerning pigmented or growing lesions. ...Read more

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Is hsv-1 in genital area serious? Do flare ups happen often from hsv-1 in genitals?

Herpes One: There is no way to give you an accurate answer. But, in general herpes one acts like herpes two as far as shedding and potential for contagiousness. Most people who are infected do not have visible flare ups with either virus but they can still be contagious. ...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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more