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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 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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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Wear condoms
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Get treated promptly
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Avoid multiple partners
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What is a good site to buy genital wart medicine to get Reed of warts and stop them from growing back?

What is a good site to buy genital wart medicine to get Reed of warts and stop them from growing back?

Wart medication : Not sure it's really good to "do it yourself" when it comes to genital wart treatment. Sure it's embarrassing but what if the treatment is worse than the disease? You should be monitored for side effects, response, other issues etc. That said, Aldara or Imiquimod cream would be what I would recommend. There are other treatments too, but please see a doc! ...Read more

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Has anyone ever used podofilox for a genital wart?

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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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Know genital warts are contagious and contain the human papillomavirus
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Have your doctor serotype the viruses to look for cancer
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Use barrier protection
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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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Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Maybe: This treatment will eradicate the warts treated but there may be subclinical residual warts that become noticeable in the next few weeks or months. Treatment with topical agents such as condylox, or veregen is avaiable for any new lesions. Use a condom to minimize reinfe tion and to protect your partner.Your partner needs to checked.By gyn also. ...Read more

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Treating Genital Warts (Checklist)

Avoid having unprotected sex with multiple partners
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Avoid having sex with a partner whose sexual history you don't know
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Be careful to prevent transmission to a sexual partner
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Avoid picking at the warts as they are infectious
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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

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more

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