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What kind of medican do you take for gential warts in women and for how long?

What kind of medican do you take for gential warts in women and for how long?

No pills..: There are topical medications you can apply, on a scheduled basis (2-3x/week) for up to 16 wks etc...These are prescriptions. They can also be treated in the office by your doc/dermatologists. The current cervical cancer vaccines may help reduce the incidence of gential warts significantly. Check with your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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What kind of warts on bottom of foot looks like splinters?

Plantar: Plantar warts often take on the appearance of spikes or splinters. They can be difficult to treat, but there are several different treatment options available and you and your doc will find the right one for you. ...Read more

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Warts on anus but not a std. What kind are they?

Warts on anus but not a std. What kind are they?

HPV: Human papilloma virus infection, see you doctor get them eradicated, once spreads inside anal canal is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Are all type of warts contagious?

Are all type of warts contagious?

Depends: Not warty looking skin lesions are contagious, e.g, seborrheic keratosis looks like a wart but is not contagious. Other types of warts are caused by HPV and are contagious. ...Read more

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Curious. If you have some type of genial warts or herpes. Could you spread onto more places on your body ?

Curious. If you have some type of genial warts or herpes. Could you spread onto more places on your body ?

Yes, but unlikely: Genital herpes and HPV warts usually remain confined to the genital area. Both infections can spread in a person with weak immune system. You may consider getting HPV vaccine, it works for men also for prevention of genital warts and penile cancer. ...Read more

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How are warts and pimples different?

How are warts and pimples different?

Skin line disruption: Along with the other answers, there is obvious disruption of the normal skin lines of the feet when encountering a wart. Callouses will have skin lines running through them, but warts will have a 'stop-and-start'; distribution to the skin lines. ...Read more