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Do genital warts hurt and do they grow quickly I have a UTI and am on antibiotics and noticed yesterday a few lumps and a growth near my anus, looks like a hemroid, i also have a large lump in my lymph area of my groin in my bikini line

Do genital warts hurt and do they grow quickly I have a UTI and am on antibiotics and noticed yesterday a few lumps and a growth near my anus, looks like a hemroid, i also have a large lump in my lymph area of my groin in my bikini line

Verrucas : Human papilloma virus requires inoculation into living cells, whereby the virus "takes over" the normal cell creating "virus factories". These cells then can rapidly reproduce (exponentially) whereby rapid formation of the visible lesions (warts) occur. As in any infectious process, lymph node enlargement can occur. Recommendation for medical evaluation as contagious and links to cancer. ...Read more

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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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Im getting treated for genital warts and it hurts. Why is this so painful?

Im getting treated for genital warts and it hurts. Why is this so painful?

Imprecise treatment: If treatment could be confined to just the warts you would not find it painful. Unfortunately this is very difficult to do and some normal skin next to them is also treated, which is why it is painful. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to burn off genital warts?

Does it hurt to burn off genital warts?

Condyloma: Condyloma are best treated with thermal destruction. This can be done with laser or electrical desiccation. Local anesthetic is often sufficient to do this painlessly. ...Read more

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I have very small bumps under the head of my penis what could it be? Does genital warts hurt?

I have very small bumps under the head of my penis what could it be? Does genital warts hurt?

See PCP: Skin lesions are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Might be genital warts (condylomata) or a condition called pearly penile papules, a benign condition. http://pearlypenilepapulestreatments.org/pearly-penile-papules/. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my penis, just a small one. It doesn't hurt or itch. I don't think it's genital warts cause i cut it but it didn't spread. Any ideas?

I have a bump on my penis, just a small one. It doesn't hurt or itch. I don't think it's genital warts cause i cut it but it didn't spread. Any ideas?

HAVE IT CHECKED: It needs to be checked, visually looked at and felt to find out what it can be. Most probabely it is nothing serious, it may be pearly penile papule. ...Read more

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It hurts too much, can I try apple cider vinegar on genital warts (female)?

It hurts too much, can I try apple cider vinegar on genital warts (female)?

Not usefully: While applying apple cider vinegar is harmless, it is also completely ineffective. ...Read more

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1 wart on labia majora formed years ago (when i was a virgin). Looks like ingrown hair i had a few years back. It doesn't hurt. Is it genital warts?

1 wart on labia majora formed years ago (when i was a virgin). Looks like ingrown hair i had a few years back. It doesn't hurt. Is it genital warts?

Possible: But unlikely. Without examining you cannot really tell what this is, but if you had no sexual contacts previously this is probably a benign cyst or scar. Next time you have a pelvic exam have the gynecologist comment on this. Good luck. ...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)

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