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Dr. Scott Keith
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Do genital warts have pus?

Do genital warts have pus?

Generally not...: Warts are caused by a virus, and pus in caused by a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts hurt?

Do plantar warts hurt?

Depends: Depending on how long the plantar warts have been present and how deep the virus has penetrated can determine whether they are painful. If the virus is deep and has had the opportunity to fester beneath the surface, although mainly vascular, it can be quite thick and hard resulting in pain when pressure applied. If the wart is adjacent to a nerve it can also irritate and cause pain. ...Read more

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Do genital warts "pop" and bleed?

Do genital warts "pop" and bleed?

Warts: Generally, no. Herpes lesions can not be ruled out from your description. Get checked by a physician. ...Read more

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What do HPV warts look like?

What do HPV warts look like?

Raised bump: Hpv warts look like a small raised rough bump often white. They can be single or in clusters. They are commonly located at the vaginal opening but can be in the vagina or on the cervix. ...Read more

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Do herpe and other STD warts hurt?

Do herpe and other STD warts hurt?

Yes: Herpes is incredibly painful, even before a breakout. HPV not so much, but it looks unattractive, and more importantly, causes cervical cancer which can be fatal. Condoms are a woman's best friend. ...Read more

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How do plantar warts spread?

How do plantar warts spread?

By contact : Plantar warts are a virus which can be spread by direct contact to ski surfaces. They also spread thru the skin to create multiple warts. ...Read more

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Why do warts itch?

Why do warts itch?

Itch?: It depends on where they are, but on the foot - they usually don't itch. ...Read more

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Do genital warts look like warts and do they go away?

Not usually: Genital warts have typical appearances, although in females, they make require application of mild Acetic Acid to identify and make apparent. They typically do not spontaneously resolve. Their importance is not their ability to spread within oneself and to others, but also their ability to involve the cervix and potential cervical cancers. Consequently, they need to be addressed aggressively. ...Read more

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How do HPV warts affect a pregnancy?

Delivery: The presence of warts due to hpv virus will not cause harm to the pregnancy. The only risk is at the time of delivery, when the virus may be transmitted to the baby when it comes through the birth canal possibly causing warty growths in the throat of the baby. It is best to clear warts prior to delivery. If extensive warts are present, a cesarean section may be indicated. ...Read more

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Do genital warts or herpes itch?

Do genital warts or herpes itch?

Possibly: Condylomata or genital warts typically are not symptomatic whereas herpes outbreaks often are preceded by burning pain and itching ...Read more

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Genital warts what exactly do genital warts look and feel like

Genital warts what exactly do genital warts look and feel like

Genital Warts: Genital warts are flesh-colored or gray growths found in the genital area and anal region in both men and women. Genital warts are sometimes referred to as condyloma acuminata or venereal warts. They represent the most common sexually-transmitted disease caused by a virus. The warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (hpv). Infection with genital warts may not be obvious. ...Read more

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Why do warts come out?

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Why do warts come out?

HPV: Hpv, the virus that causes the warts, can activate and start a chronic inflammation in the skin cells; this inflammation causes basically fibrous tissue to proliferate, becoming a wart. ...Read more

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Does getting a genital wart hurt?

Nope: Warts themselves are painless and usually don't even itch. However, if warts are allowed to become especially large before being removed or treated, they can be a source of bacterial skin infection which might be itchy or painful. ...Read more

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Why do my genital warts keep returning?

It depends...: If this is happening over a few weeks or months, it's probably nothing special. Just keep treating them, or see a doctor for in-office treatment, maybe with cautery or freezing. They'll eventually stop recurring. If it's happening over more than a few months, it might not be warts; although such late recurrence can happen, it is uncommon. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and for treatment. ...Read more

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Why does some genital herpes hurt?

Why does some genital herpes hurt?

Nerve irritation: All forms of herpes can cause a burning stinging type of pain. Herpes viruses are stored in nerve cell bodies and when activated cause irritation of the nerves causing pain. ...Read more

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Do genital wart breakouts ever stop happening?

Do genital wart breakouts ever stop happening?

Yes, they stop: Genital warts typically stop recurring within a few months. Get each outbreak treated with medical advice, and they'll stop pretty soon. The HPV infection causing them will be cleared by your immune system. Genital warts are an inconvenience, but not a serious health problem. Hang in there! Also, if you haven't been vaccinated to prevent additional HPV infection, do it now. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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How fast do genital warts grow?

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How fast do genital warts grow?

Highly vary...: Its pace of growth highly varies from (-) to zero to fast to reflect individual defense mechanism against hpv. So, it's hard to predict and just watch and work with doctor. Note: a recurrence rate of some 50% over time after rx is expected, and many hpv-infected persons are just its carriers with no symptoms or signs of hpv. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more