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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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Does getting a genital wart hurt?

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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I'm getting treated for genital warts and it hurts. Why is this so painful?

I'm 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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Is it possible to get genital warts on the clitoris? And if it is possible, will the warts hurt my clitoris?

Is it possible to get genital warts on the clitoris? And if it is possible, will the warts hurt my clitoris?

Yes it is possible: Yes one can get Genital Warts on the Clitoris. Genital warts are contagious through sexual intercourse. I suggest you consult your Gynecologist and get it treated. These are caused by Human Pappiloma Virus. Discuss with your Doctor if your sex partner needs HPV V ...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 bumps around my groin area. I'm scared that it is genital warts. They don't hurt or itch. Could this be something else? Please help

I have bumps around my groin area. I'm scared that it is genital warts. They don't hurt or itch. Could this be something else? Please help

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If you are sexually active you could have warts.
Do get HIV vaccine.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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 its 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 its 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

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I had cryo treatment for genital warts 5 days ago and my vagina is very red and swollen and on the warts now have yellow, pusy wounds around them? It hurts when I sit down, I smell funny down there and there is blood in my underwear. It's causing me so mu

Patience: The cryo treatment destroys the warts by causing cell destruction and damage. That is how the virus is eradicated. The wounds are your body's response and indicates that healing is underway. They will heal soon and the warts will be gone. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Being threated for genital warts in anus with aldara (imiquimod). I have body aches, and flu like symptoms but no fever. And my back hurts. Dangerous? Deadly?

Being threated for genital warts in anus with aldara (imiquimod). I have body aches, and flu like symptoms but no fever. And my back hurts. Dangerous? Deadly?

Not the warts: Flu like symptoms and back pain might indicate something else going on related to your bowels or kidneys. You should contact your doctor for further evaluation. This does not sound like a drug reaction nor does it sound like it is related to the warts. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

What is genital warts?

Viral infection: These are warts caused by a virus. This is common this day and age and is a sexually transmitted disease. They may be very visible or not visible at all. Guardisil is an immunization used to prevent certain sero types of the virus to help prevent cervical cancer. It is given to young females and some give it to males. The wart is caused by the human papilloma virus. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

Tumor: A tumor caused by the human papillomavirus in the genital region. ...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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How to cure genital warts?

Genital warts: There is no single effective cure for removal of genital warts. A number of treatment options exist; however, no treatment is 100% effective in eliminating warts and preventing them from coming back in all patients. It also is not possible to eliminate infection with human papillomavirus once it has occurred. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10%-20% of people over 3-5 months. ...Read more

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How to cure genital warts?

How to cure genital warts?

No cure: There is no cure, but there are many treatments and 2 vaccines. ...Read more

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Can genital warts be hard?

Yes: Genital warts are harder and raised from the normal skin. May be slightly darker. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more