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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

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


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What is some basic knowledge about condyloma acuminata (hpv virus)?

What is some basic knowledge about condyloma acuminata (hpv virus)?

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 more

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If hair cannot grow through a genital wart (condyloma acuminata) what could the condition be?

Lymphocele: There are several possible things this could be. I presume this arose quickly. If so i believe this could be a lymphocele, a collection of lymph fluid resulting from a blockage of lymphatic fluid channels. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a nervous wreck. My daughter has condylomata acuminata. Can you tell me about it?

I am a nervous wreck. My daughter has condylomata acuminata. Can you tell me about it?

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 more

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How do you define condylomata acuminata?

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 more

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What are the symptoms of condylomata acuminata?

What are the symptoms of condylomata acuminata?

None: There are lesions that do not cause symptoms such as pain, or discomfort. They can grow over time and become unsightly bu do not cause pain. ...Read more

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What things make it more likely to get condylomata acuminata?

What things make it more likely to get condylomata acuminata?

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 more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Condylomata Acuminata (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Condyloma (Definition)

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 ...Read more