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Do I have to get treated if I have genital warts or will they go away?

Do I have to get treated if I have genital warts or will they go away?

Usually go away: 80% of women with genital warts will have spontaneous resolution with-in 12 months. However, treatment with one of the current immune system modulating medications specifically intended for genital warts can decrease that time to a few weeks or a couple months for most women. Genital warts are not usually painful, but if the warts are painful, treatment for a quicker resolution is warranted. ...Read more

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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


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I have genital warts from HPV if I get treated and live healithierwill they go away for ever?

I have genital warts from HPV if I get treated and live healithierwill they go away for ever?

Possibly: Warts are strange things, sometimes they go away completely without any treatment, sometimes they get worse with treatment. Living healtier, not smoking, etc, help your immune system fight it off, and there are various treatments depending on size and location. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts and get them treated and they go away , if you decide to get pregnant will they come back for sure on anyone?

If you have genital warts and get them treated and they go away , if you decide to get pregnant will they come back for sure on anyone?

Not necessarily: Warts are tricky as they can appear to be gone but actually are not and will grow back , so it takes persistence in eradicating warts but they can be treated successfully. And , no , pregnancy does not in and of itself cause warts to grow back. ...Read more

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I have genital warts but I do not want to go get them removed because i'm terrified. Will they eventually go away?

I have genital warts but I do not want to go get them removed because i'm terrified. Will they eventually go away?

Genital Warts: If left untreated, visible genital warts can resolve on their own, remain unchanged, or increase in size or number. Available therapies for genital warts likely reduce, but do not eradicate, hpv infectivity. Treatment can be liquid nitrogen and topical prescription medications. ...Read more

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I have genital warts which i just had treated.My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

I have genital warts which i just had treated.My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

Genital Warts: Warts are due to an infection with human papilloma virus. There are over 75 related viruses in the hpv family. Some of the subtypes are carcinogenic, and other subtypes have a predilection to develop in certain areas. They are transmited by skin to skin contact and minor trauma with breaks in the stratum corneum facilitates epidermal infection. The answer to a "can " question is always yes. ...Read more

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How much to get genital warts treated and abnormal paps evaluated over my lifetime without insurance?

How much to get genital warts treated and abnormal paps evaluated over my lifetime without insurance?

Looking for what ?: Lot of charity facilities are available for free care all over the country, if they can't afford medical bill and will continue to be available . Intent of current health care legislature is to make sure every one has affordable health care coverage, so you don't have to worry you are going to have one soon. ...Read more

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I have a Question about genital warts like how do I get rid of them and if I bathe in Epson salt will it help it go away? Please help and add examples

I have a Question about genital warts like how do I get rid of them and if I bathe in Epson salt will it help it go away? Please help and add examples

Warts: There are a number of options for getting rid of the warts - epson salts isn't one of them. You need to see a doctor or perhaps a free clinic or Planned Parenthood. The treatments are either done by a medical provider or a prescription written by a medical provider. At 17 you might still consider getting the HPV vaccine. The vaccine would have prevented these. You don't want something worse. ...Read more

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I have genital warts and have been prescribed warticon solution. I was wondering if this is the best treatment? And will they go away forever?

First step: This treatemnt can irradicate genital warts, but recurrence can be high. Best to see your doctor for not only effective treatment, but proper follow up. ...Read more

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If one has genital warts will they go away?

Not likely: Genital warts are spreadable (communicable) and should be identified and treated. Certain genital warts if left untreated could lead to cancer (especially in females). So it is very important to attend to them medically. It is possible that in some cases that genital warts can resolve by themselves if one's own immune system fights them but it is not recommended to wait and see if this occurs. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have genital warts, should I wait for them to go away?

Genital warts: In some cases genital warts may regress spontaneously. However, in the majority of cases these will need to be removed. I would strongly advise that you be seen so that the diagnosis may be verified, and that treatment options can be discussed. Left untreated, these may spread and/or increase in size, and significantly increase your risk for anogenital cancer. ...Read more

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I have genital warts that go away on thier own whay can I do to make them go away faster or dry them out?

I have genital warts that go away on thier own whay can I do to make them go away faster or dry them out?

Hpv: They can resolve on their own or there are medicines to help them results quicker. They are quite expensive and irritating. ...Read more

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I have genital warts and got a cream for it. How long does it take to go away?

Depends: I usually start people by using liquid nitrogen. I cryo these every week to 10 days until gone. Did your doc in miami use the cryotreatment? Theres 3 applications..Podofilox, Imiquimod and sinecatechin. I'm guessing your on the Imiquimod (aldara?)...Max of 16 weeks. Any other medical issues..Like hiv? Bacause it will effect tx. If you have ?'s my email is infections.Specialist@gmail.Com. ...Read more

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24 male I think I have genital warts. Should I be scared? Is it deadly? Does it go away? I'm freaking out

24 male I think I have genital warts. Should I be scared? Is it deadly? Does it go away? I'm freaking out

Get seen buddy: It won't kill you but it's a social liability, and HPV can also turn into cancer though it's not common and takes a while. Head over to your physician. He/she has seen it all before and can treat you, and it won't be so bad. Be happy that you've shared love, and that you're tough and can take the treatment, and that you're doing the responsible, real-man thing. ...Read more

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I have genital warts. Will they ever go away or will they keep coming back ? Had them since january this year.

May go away or not: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv) and can be cleared by your immune system but sometimes they do recur and they can be treated with topical medications, freezing or application of acid by a doctor. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more


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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more