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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


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Can you get genital warts on inner thigh? My HCP and gyn said the bumps on my inner thigh were warts. Could I have gotten them there from sex?

Can you get genital warts on inner thigh? My HCP and gyn said the bumps on my inner thigh were warts. Could I have gotten them there from sex?

Possible: Most are due to infection with human papilloma virus (HPV). There are many strains of the virus, some cause genital warts, some cause warts in other sites, some strains are associated with cancer of cervix and throat.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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A light brown shiny bump smooth surface in groin where skin folds btwn thigh and abdomen. Is it likely to be genital wart?

A light brown shiny bump smooth surface in groin where skin folds btwn thigh and abdomen. Is it likely to be genital wart?

Probably not a wart: This is not the usual location of genital warts, and warts are generally not smooth or shiny. There are any number of more likely explanations. You'll need to see a doctor know. ...Read more

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I have a tiny soft skin "growth" on my labia majora close to the fold that connects to my inner thigh, the bump has a pubic hair growing through it (not exactly the center) can it be a genital wart?

I have a tiny soft skin "growth" on my labia majora close to the fold that connects to my inner thigh, the bump has a pubic hair growing through it (not exactly the center) can it be a genital wart?

More than likely not: The hair is probably ingrown. A wart would be more fleshy and would get bigger over time. You can always have it looked at. I would be more concerned if it increased in size. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 1 genital wart?

Is it possible to have 1 genital wart?

Yes: Genital warts can be small measuring only a few mm or larger cauliflower like lesions. It is possible to only have a solitary lesion or several lesions at the same time. ...Read more

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Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Beware: I would strongly encouraged you to avoid over the counter wart removers, whether it be salicylic acid based or cold based when addressing genital warts. That area is quite sensitive and is best addressed by your primary care doctor or dermatologists. Remember you can do more harm than good trying to treat these at home. ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for HPV genital wart?

Consider Aldara (imiquimod): There are 3 medicines that may be self-applied for genital warts:
aldara cream (imiquimod), condylox and veregen (sinecatechins). I think most doctors tend to prescribe aldara, which stimulates the immune system. Other treatments are done in the office--freezing, acid or surgical removal. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever used podofilox for a genital wart?

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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What is HPV genital wart caused from? And how to cure it?

What is HPV genital wart caused from? And how to cure it?

Prevention Is Key: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts, is sexually transmitted. Over 40 types infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for development of cancer. Treatment of warts includes cryotherapy, chemical destruction; however cancer risk may remain. Vaccine (age 11-26 yrs) prevents certain high risk strains; most effective if given before sexual debut. Condom use can prevent all strains. ...Read more

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What is the difference between condyloma acuntum and genital wart?

Subtype: Condyloma acuminatum is often used for the big benign genital warts. HPV is a spectrum. If you are a candidate for the vaccine, please get it. ...Read more

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Can touching a genital wart with your finger cause a wart to form on finger?

Can touching a genital wart with your finger cause a wart to form on finger?

Genital Warts: Warts are contagious. The virus is easily spread by physical contact or even contact with sheets or towels. However, transmitting common warts from the hands to the genitals isn't likely at all since genital warts are a different strain from other warts, and transmitting genital warts to the hands is just as unlikely. All warts should be treated to avoid transmission, especially genital warts. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to remove an external genital wart while pregnant?

Are there any natural ways to remove an external genital wart while pregnant?

Green tea extract: There is an fda approved green tea extract that can be used during pregnancy. If you want to go even more natural, you can try applying warm green tea bags for 10 minutes 2-3 times daily. ...Read more

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What size of hpv genital wart initial appear? How many days for it to be grow or developed?

What size of hpv genital wart initial appear? How many days for it to be grow or developed?

Variable: Genital warts can come in many sizes and shapes and the maximum is undefined. They can be as small as a pinhead and grow in clusters or they can be as large as a cherry. Growth and spread depends on your body's immune function. So make sure that you are in good health and are not smoking. ...Read more

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How soon can a genital wart appear? In 1 week? Had encounter and a week later a brown bump. Can it be from week before or from a past experience?

Here are some. ..: Exposing to HPV doesn't mean contracting it and later developing visible warts, if any, usually appearing in 2-3 months after exposure. Why? Because our body can fend off HPV with natural barriers - skin/ mucosa, if not broke, and with humoral defense immunity, which widely vary among people. So, any further doubt, seek professional evaluation and counseling. Best wishes... ...Read more

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I have been with my wife for 4 years, I just had a genital wart breakout, could she have been unfaithful? Don't you have to come in contact w/ in 6 mo

Not necessarily: It is possible that either or both of you were exposed to hpv (the virus that causes warts) from a prior partner. The virus can remain dormant for years; 70% of people with hpv have no symptoms. ...Read more

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I was exposed to HPV in nov. 2009 when my husband was unfaithful and just now have a genital wart, is it likely to take almost 5 yrs to show symptoms?

I was exposed to HPV in nov. 2009 when my husband was unfaithful and just now have a genital wart, is it likely to take almost 5 yrs to show symptoms?

HPV: There is no real, valid or honest way to pinpoint exposure to hpv. Most of us were infected long before marriage and long before we had any symptoms of infection. 96% of americans are positive for hpv by age 26. No one sexual encounter can be blamed for hpv. ...Read more

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What can I use for genital wart?

A visit to doctor: You and your partner need to see your rotor to eradicate hpv virus which causes genital warts, in female may lead to cervical cancer if untreated, self treatment with any medication is not good to uses on sensitive area. ...Read more

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Can genital wart spread by towels?

Can genital wart spread by towels?

It can be: The virus that causes this could be spread by a towel. ...Read more

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How do you preform genital wart removal?

Genital Warts: I use an acid, tca, with treatments every two weeks until they are gone, which usually takes 2-6 treatments depending on size, etc. ...Read more

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My genital wart just popped. What should I do next?

Probably not a wart: Warts are solid growths and don't "pop." maybe it wasn't a wart. ...Read more

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Good sites to buy genital wart medicine fron?

Good sites to buy genital wart medicine fron?

HPV: There are no prescription or non-prescription remedies available for HPV. Once you are infected, you remain infected for life unless your body clears up the infection on its own. Genital warts caused by HPV are treatable by removing the warts. The best treatments for this are available in a doctor's office.

Read more: http://www. Ehow. Com/about_5245669_over-cure-hpv-genital-warts_.html#ixzz3459bmkCE ...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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Hi, I had a genital wart in urethra and it cured 2 months ago if I will have a sex with my partner does it transmit to her or can I do sex.

Possibly, yes: Genital warts are inconvenient and unpleasant, but not a serious health problem. It can take a few months after the wart is gone for the virus itself (HPV) to clear up. You probably had HPV at least 2-3 months and maybe a year before the wart appeared. During that time, you could have infected your partner (s). If you now have the same partner, it's much to late to prevent it. ...Read more

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Can a HPV genital wart look in appearance like a single chancre?

Can a HPV genital wart look in appearance like a single chancre?

Typically not, but: If you were to scratch hard and rub off blisters, then the herpes blisters could look more like a chancre. But diagnosis is best made by a professional, so see your doctor or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Genital wart things that don't go away. Who do I talk to about this?

Genital wart things that don't go away. Who do I talk to about this?

Specialist: See a dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. If they really are just warts, treatments can be very simple... Just make sure you know what they are before treatment. Dermatologists are the specialist I would go to. ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...Read more


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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more