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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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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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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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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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Hello, I was at a doctor in a foreign country because I thought I had a genital wart on the penisband.he told me it was none but I could not understand what he said. I was too embarrassed to ask again so I tried to freeze it. It doesn't go awa?

Hello, I was at a doctor in a foreign country because I thought I had a genital wart on the penisband.he told me it was none but I could not understand what he said. I was too embarrassed to ask again so I tried to freeze it. It doesn't go awa?

See another doc.: You shouldn't try to treat things like this on your own. You should get to a Urologist for a good evaluation, diagnosis and treatment plan. And blood and urine testing for STDs if it's confirmed that this is a genital wart. ...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

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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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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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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Whats the best medicine for HPV genital wart?

Whats 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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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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Can a paper smear let u no if u have genital wart or genital herpes.?

Can a paper smear let u no if u have genital wart or genital herpes.?

Not exactly!: A pap smear is a test done to detect abnormal cell changes in your cervix that may lead to cervical cancer. At the time of your pap, hpv testing may be done which detects the virus that is known for causing most cervical cancers. Genital warts are also caused by hpv viruses, but diferent strains (6, 11) than those that cause cancer. Herpes testing requires either culture of a lesion or bloodwork. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a genital sore and a genital wart?

How can you tell the difference between a genital sore and a genital wart?

Growth vs open sore: A wart is a growth. A sore is, well, an open sore -- a hole in the surface. Herpes is the most common cause of genital sores. For sure check it out ASAP if that's what you have, the earlier the better for both accurate diagnosis and effective treatment if it's herpes. ...Read more

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If i shared pantes from person infected by hpv genital wart can i catch hpv by thes method ??

If i shared pantes from person infected by hpv genital wart can i catch hpv by thes method ??

Well washed? No: If not washed, perhaps. The most dangerous is skin-to-skin or fluids to skin. Unwashed, recently worn fabric might still be able to spread the disease, so have a test if necessary and BE CAREFUL! Glad you asked. Hope you're fine. ...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