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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Condylomata Acuminata (Overview)

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
25 doctors shared insights

Condylomata Acuminata (Overview)

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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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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
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Get treated promptly
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Avoid multiple partners
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What is the treatment for condylomata acuminata?

What is the treatment for condylomata acuminata?

Podofilox, Imiquimod: Cryosurgery freezing warts with liqid nitrogen. Surgical excision or electrcautery for large warts. Please remember that they are very highly contageous. Good luck less than a minute ago. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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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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How do you define condylomata acuminata?

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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Living with Genital Herpes (Checklist)

Avoid sex when you have an outbreak
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease frequency of outbreaks
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease shedding the virus
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Avoid oral sex when you have fever blisters
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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