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Genital warts: Condylomata acuminita are genital warts (or anal warts). They are caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv). Typically, the strains that cause warts have a low risk of causing cancer. The treatment is the same as for warts in other places: freeze, burn and/or cut them off. Condoms can be helpful but not always effective at prevention as the warts can occur in places not covered by the condom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All sex: Even sex with condoms doesn't completely eliminate risk. I have seen many condyloma at the base of the penis, an area not covered by the condom. So, even protected sex can transmit this common viral infection. Also, some hpv types can lead to cervical cancer for women. Getting the hpv vaccine may help prevent certain hpv infections, but not all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Condyloma acuminata denotes the manifesting skin new growth from the HPV-infected skin. Most of times its appearance coupling with clinical backgrounds brings its diagnosis correctly, but at times the biopsy or excision of the lesion may needed for confirmation. HPV is the abbrev of human papilloma virus. ...Read more
Genital warts: High contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomavirus (hpv). Spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. In females can lead to cervical cancer. Need to see doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Can treat with topicals (podophyllin, imiquimod, veregen), liquid nitrogen, trichloroacetic acid (tca), lasers, electrocautery), . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May I use aldara (imiquimod) creme for condylomata acuminata? Is there any negative consequences?
Aldara (imiquimod) Side Effects: Common side effects of Aldara (imiquimod) include: local inflammatory rxn, application site rxn, headache, influenza-like sx, anorexia, dizziness, pain, chest pain, diarrhea, lymphadenopathy, and dyspepsia. Serious reactions include: exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, and urinary retention. ...Read more
Yes: Condylomata needs rx and yes it will grow around and among hair. ...Read more
Doctor confirmed I have condylomata acuminata and need to follow up. Will this needed throughout my life?
Genital warts: Condylomata accuminata are genital warts. They are treated in different ways depending on the size and severity of the lesions. They can come and go, so are not necessarily something you will have to deal with on an ongoing basis. See your gyn for recommendations that pertain to your specific situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Viral: This is a very common type of infection that most of us have been exposed to at some point. It's estimated that up to 92% of sexually active adults have some type of hpv infection (there are over 100 subtypes). Condyloma (warts) are caused by hpv type 6 & 11. Transmission is by touch & is basically the same as a wart on any other part of the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What are this two things prurigo nodule and condyloma acuminatum and how does it effect normal life?
My husband has just been told he has prurigo nodule and condyloma acuminatum how with this effect us, normal life, can we kiss dr gave no details?
Keep loving him: You already have the same strains of HPV as he does. Keep kissing and doing everything else. These HPV strains are all over; I'm going to assume that one of you was with somebody else before you met and that this isn't a problem. Prurigo nodularis is troublesome but not catching. I'm glad you have each other -- and may you remain happy together for many decades to come. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer