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Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when i look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if i

Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when i look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if i

This sounds: Like hemorrhoids, either internal and/or external and does not sound like genital warts at all. Caffeine causes the itching and makes you constipated, having to push and thus hemorrhoid symptoms. Eliminate all caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz fluids per day. See a colorectal surgeon if this does not resolve. ...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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How can you stop itching on your genital warts ? Please help they itch super bad

How can you stop itching on your genital warts ? Please help they itch super bad

See a doc: The best thing is to get the warts treated. Liquid nitrogen (in the hands of an experienced doc) has very very good effects in making warts go away. There are other topical treatments...But they carry risks if not performed by the physician. ...Read more

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Are all vulva genital warts detectable? And what are other causes of vulva itching?

Are all vulva genital warts detectable? And what are other causes of vulva itching?

Actual warts are: Whereas actual vulvar warts can usually be identified by careful inspection, skin that is only just infected with the virus will appear totally normal. These areas may develop warts later, or more often will just pass on the microscopic viral particles to other people who come into close contact. The list of all causes of vulvar itching is very long! ...Read more

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How would i know if I have genital warts? I haven't had any discharge or i haven't been itching or burning. I have bled one time after sex.

How would i know if I have genital warts? I haven't had any discharge or i haven't been itching or burning. I have bled one time after sex.

By examination: See your doctor , genital wart are contagious in female can cause cervical cancer, some times may not have any symptoms , see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 20 weeks pregnant n I have genital warts n my vagina is itching a lot wt cn I use?

I'm 20 weeks pregnant n I have genital warts n my vagina is itching a lot wt cn I use?

Genital warts: Because of pregnancy the only safe method to treat the genital warts is with liquid nitrogen from your provider. Warts are frozen by applying liquid nitrogen once every two weeks. It usually takes several applications before the warts disappear. You may not be able to see the warts yourself, so it is important to continue the treatment until the doctor says the warts have gone. ...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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Does genital warts itch?

Does genital warts itch?

Possible: Warts in general do not itch. But in the genital area, they may become irritated and can be itchy. Please see a dermatologist or primary care doctor for evaluation to make sure there are no other reasons for the itch. ...Read more

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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

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