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Are genital warts dangerous?

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. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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Are genital warts dangerous and can they be cured?

Yes and No: They can be precursors to cancer if due to certain types of human papilloma virus. They cannot be cured in the sense of complete eradication, but the lesions can be treated and healed over. See a doctor who deals with stds about this since they may also suggest that you should be tested for other stds and since you are placing your sexual partners at risk. ...Read more

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What types of genital warts are dangerous to become cervical cancer?

What types of genital warts are dangerous to become cervical cancer?

HPV: Hpv types 6 and 11 cause about 90% of genital warts in both men and women. Hpv types 16 and 18 cause about 75% of cervical cancer cases in women. Hpv types 16 and 18 also cause about 70% of vaginal cancer cases and up to 50% of vulvar cancer cases in women. All hpv types that affect the genital area can cause abnormal pap tests in females. . ...Read more

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Can genital wart be dangerous immediately after getting it treated?

Can genital wart be dangerous immediately after getting it treated?

Dangerous?: A genital wart is never "dangerous" in the sense of causing serious or life-threatening illness. However, it's still possible that you could transmit it to someone else despite having been treated. ...Read more

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Have genital warts around vagina very small ones. I am panicking, are they dangerous? I am scared

Warts: Genital warts are generally a cosmetic issue and are not life-threatening. There may be instances where sexually transmitted infections can affect your reproductive organs so it is worth seeing your doctor for a full sti screening. ...Read more

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Wht virus cause genital warts.Is the reoccuernce of warts is possible.How dangerous is this virus....How does it spread in a sexual cnct?

HPV: Human papillomavirus (known as hpv) is a very common sexually transmitted infection. There are many types of this virus and some are associated with genital warts. There are multiple cancers, especially cervical cancer in women, associated with the virus--though these cancers do not directly arise from the genital warts. Talk to your doctor about screening tests and hpv vaccines that are available. ...Read more

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HPV(genital warts) can be cleared on its own within 2 or 3 years, what about HSV? Both of them are belonging to viruses groups.Which is more dangerous

HPV(genital warts) can be cleared on its own within 2 or 3 years, what about HSV? Both of them are belonging to viruses groups.Which is more dangerous

Different dangerous: About 80% of the women are able to eliminate the HPV virus. HPV virus causes almost all of the cervical cancers and some other cancers. HSV never leaves the body and may cause recurrent ulcers with pain and fever. It is not associated with cancer, but can cause serious infection in a new born. ...Read more

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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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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