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Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
Surgery
52 years in practice
Andhra University, Guntur Medical College
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What is the case when you have more frequent out breaks of genital warts?

What is the case when you have more frequent out breaks of genital warts?

Then not treated: If they are completely eradicated along with the partner the recurrence rate is very low. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

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Dr. Danny Proffitt Dr. Proffitt
Family Medicine
39 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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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 so as 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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Dr. Clarence Lyons Dr. Lyons
Family Medicine
16 years in practice
Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
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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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Dr. Tso Chen Dr. Chen
Internal Medicine
12 years in practice
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Michael Fisher Dr. Fisher
Dermatology
28 years in practice
Morehouse School of Medicine
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How to cure genital warts?

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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Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg Dr. Weinberg
Dermatology
24 years in practice
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Zafar Khan Dr. Khan
Urology
54 years in practice
University of the Punjab, Nishtar Medical College
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Can genital warts be hard?

Can genital warts be hard?

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

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Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
Surgery
52 years in practice
Andhra University, Guntur Medical College
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Is genital warts harmful ?

Is genital warts harmful ?

Yes: Yes genital warts are caused by hpv virus, contagious in female they can cause cancer of cervix and must be treated. Vaccination is available to prevent cervical cancer by avoiding the infection. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly Dr. Connolly
Dermatology
25 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Are genital warts dangerous?

Warts : Genital warts pose the greatest threat to women exposed to certain strains of the virus responsible for genital warts. In some cases, cervical cancer may develop. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Litt Dr. Litt
Dermatology
67 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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Dr. Bryan Treacy Dr. Treacy
Gynecology
31 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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How are genital warts treated?

Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Bodian Dr. Bodian
Dermatology
31 years in practice
Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine
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How can I treat genital warts?

Meds or destruction: There are some home treatments that you may use by prescription. The two best that i like are Condylox (podofilox) Gel or veragen gel. At the office i prefer to treat genital warts with both liquid nitrogen and the pulsed dye laser. ...Read more

Dr. Patrick Kohlitz Dr. Kohlitz
Internal Medicine
7 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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I believe I have genital warts?

Genital warts: are a commonly acquired sexually transmitted infection that appears as small, cauliflower like growths on the skin. The easiest way to diagnose them is from direct visualization by a medical professional. Treatment may involve topical cream, freezing or even minor surgery. As always, be sure to practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Dr. Stuart Winkler Dr. Winkler
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
44 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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How long do genital warts last?

How long do genital warts last?

Genital warts: Genital warts can be a clinical manifestation of human papilomavirus . Up to 90 percent of them are associated with HPV. Although treatment can get rid of them they often recur in 20 to 30 percent of people. Spontaneous regression occurs in 40%. Many warts remain asymptomatic and can last for months. Treatment is medical and sometimes surgical. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
Urology
47 years in practice
Kaohsiung Medical University
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How fast do genital warts grow?

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. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Dr. Ray Tidman Dr. Tidman
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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Does genital warts ever go away?

Maybe: More important , you are at increased risk of cancer in later life. You also may have been exposed to other pathogens, which can be devastating. It you do not have access to primary care or an urologist. Check into a public health clinic. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Litt Dr. Litt
Dermatology
67 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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How to get ride of genital warts?

GENITAL WARTS RX: Aldara cream, Condylox (podofilox) Gel are two of the prescription medications that dermatologists and recommending for genital warts. They are expensive. There are no over-the-counter medications for this as yet. Best luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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What does genital warts look like?

See below: Visit this site for images of genital warts. https://www.google.com/search?q=genital+warts&biw=1440&bih=704&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=QmIXVP-qF4rn8gHFnoCYDw&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Fox Dr. Fox
Podiatry
38 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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Can han warts cause genital warts?

Yes: Warts are contagious if the area is susceptible. Not all body parts and not all people are susceptible. Also, there are 99 species of hpv. The one that causes common warts on your hand is not the same one that causes cervical cancer. Regardless, watch where and who you touch with that hand, and see a dermatologist to get rid of it. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
264 doctors shared insights

Genital Warts (Definition)

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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
665 doctors shared insights

Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more