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Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin

Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin

Here are some ...: What you've observed on the glans penis is normally expected but unique since the healing ability widely varies, evolves, and matures over a variable duration among the life of all individuals. So, time & patience are what you need. If still anxious, seek timely evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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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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What is the most appropriate genital warts medical treatment product?

What is the most appropriate genital warts medical treatment product?

Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara (imiquimod) cream (rx only) is generally considered the best but if the warts are large, laser photovaporization is still the optimal treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms during sexual intercourse
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Get treated promptly
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Avoid multiple partners
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Why are my genital warts turning yellow after treatment?

Why are my genital warts turning yellow after treatment?

Warts are treated: Treated warts typically turn a lighter color afterwards because the cells have been killed. These dead cells will typically slough off within a week. Often, providers have women follow up in a week or two, and will treat the wart again if the entire wart is not gone. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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Hi My husband has recurring genital wart and we have been on treatment from 3 different doctors but they keep growing back. Is there a particular reas?

Hi My husband has recurring genital wart and we have been on treatment from 3 different doctors but they keep growing back. Is there a particular reas?

May need a Dermatolo: Warts can be quite resistant to treatment and keep recurring. Moreover there are more than one ways of treating the genital warts. You may benefit from seeing a specialist, someone who has many years of experience practicing Dermatology(skin specialist). This may mean a visit to a larger Medical center/Teaching Hospital associated with a medical school. ...Read more

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Living with Genital Herpes (Checklist)

Avoid sex when you have an outbreak
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease frequency of outbreaks
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Take antiviral drugs to decrease shedding the virus
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Avoid oral sex when you have fever blisters
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So once i see a doctor for genital warts and get a treatment would my partner still get it after i get the treatment? If we do it? With condom?

So once i see a doctor for genital warts and get a treatment would my partner still get it after i get the treatment? If we do it? With condom?

Yes you both : You both have to seethe doctor one to get eradicated other to make sure not infected , once both are free of genital warts you will not infect each other. ...Read more

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Did she get warts in her throat from me? If my girlfriend has hpv/ genital warts she had gardasil treatment, and we have had sex, etc. And i got it from her at least im assuming I have it, i think i just had warts show a couple days ago, but not on my pe

Did she get warts in her throat from me? If my girlfriend has hpv/ genital warts she had gardasil treatment, and we have had sex, etc. And i got it from her at least im assuming  I have it, i think i just had warts show a couple days ago, but not on my pe

Site specific: Genital warts are rather site specific. They are known to show up on external genital skin like the labia and penis, the vocal cords, and at the lip margin in immune depressed HIV patients. Gardasil is not a treatment for anything. It is a vaccine that can help prevent someone from getting new strains of HPV. The only way to verify she has anything in her throat is for an ENT to evaluate her. ...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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Hi, i have genital wart...i m using tree tea oil to cure it... it is now swollen and bleeding..wht should i do?

Hi, i have genital wart...i m using tree tea oil to cure it...
it is now swollen and bleeding..wht should i do?

Get seen: I suspect that you've become allergic to this stuff ("herbal remedies" are often not what they're labeled as). Please stop using this or other "pop" remedies, and get with your personal physician. You don't want to get a nasty secondary infection down there. ...Read more

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What can I use for genital wart?

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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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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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

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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