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Dr. Marina Landa
Board Certified, Pathology
27 years in practice
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Do genital warts have a root system?

Dr. Marina Landa
Board Certified, Pathology
27 years in practice
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Do genital warts have a root system?

no: Herpesvirus and hpv are usually the cause of multicentric genital tract infection. Virus involves nuclear rna-dna of the invected cells and does not have any ' roots'. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts is a medical condition characterized by bumpy outgrowths on the genitals and in the genital region. It caused by certain strains of a virus called human papilloma virus (HPV). These strains do not typically induce cancerous changes, unlike the strains that can ...Read more


Dr. Peter Wilk
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
47 years in practice
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Someone i know has genital warts, I have no systems, what to do?

Dr. Peter Wilk
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
47 years in practice
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Nothing: Nothing to do unless a wart appears. Genital warts are common.. They are not dangerous, but are contagious. Having sex with a person who has warts may result in infection. Most of the time, it does not. There is nothing to do unless a wart or warts appear. They can be easily treated by coagulation or freezing. With no warts and no symptoms, there is nothing to do. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Board Certified, Dermatology
33 years in practice
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If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

Dr. Michael Tomeo
Board Certified, Dermatology
33 years in practice
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If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

Not necessarily : Sometimes the body can fight infection with genital warts but better to have them evaluated and treated by a physician to ensure that they don't persist and remain unmonitored. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Board Certified, Family Medicine
13 years in practice
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Could genital warts suppress your immune system?

Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Board Certified, Family Medicine
13 years in practice
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Could genital warts suppress your immune system?

No: Rather genital warts can occur more readily with a suppressed immune system. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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How do you make your immune system stronger for genital warts etc?

Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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How do you make your immune system stronger for genital warts etc?

You cannot: See dermatologist for treatment.

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Dr. Tara Passow
Board Certified, Dermatology
35 years in practice
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If you had genital warts and it goes away does it completely clear your system or is it still there? Also is likely to have just one itty bitty wart?

Dr. Tara Passow
Board Certified, Dermatology
35 years in practice
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If you had genital warts and it goes away does it completely clear your system or is it still there? Also is likely to have just one itty bitty wart?

Unfortunately, no: No guarantee that warts are gone for good when all visible warts clear. Virus can be dormant. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Steven
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Can building your immune system cure genital warts ?

Dr. Gary Steven
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Can building your immune system cure genital warts ?

No: Contrary to the claims on many of the supplements you find in the health food stores, there is no such thing as "boosting" the immune system. The best way to handle this problem is to see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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How long does it take the immune system to rid a person of genital warts?

Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
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How long does it take the immune system to rid a person of genital warts?

Most of the time wil: Most of the people will develop immunity to hpv virus , will get of it wit in 1 to 2 yeas, only 1% of population will not able to get rid of it without treatment . 4 out of 5 woman had it by the age of 50 , and a compelling reason to have vaccination for young woman to prevent future cancer of cervix. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Nowicki
Board Certified, Gynecologic Oncology
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How long can HPV remain dormant in ones system? I had a recent issue with some genital warts and my partner and I have remained faithful.

Dr. Paul Nowicki
Board Certified, Gynecologic Oncology
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How long can HPV remain dormant in ones system? I had a recent issue with some genital warts and my partner and I have remained faithful.

Long time: Most people (~86%) are able to clear hpv from their system in 3 years. In rest it may remain for 10 years or longer. We don't know how to tell who's immune system will clear hpv and who is going to have it for a long time. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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If I have HPV that causes genital warts can my immune system ever surpress it?

Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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If I have HPV that causes genital warts can my immune system ever surpress it?

"Fight" HPV, yes: Your immune system can "fight" HPV by mobilizing antibodies and white blood cells but it may not contain or suppress active genital wart lesions. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Female Reproductive System (Definition)

The female reproductive system is a complex organ system that includes sex hormones and organs such as the ovaries, uterus, fallopian ...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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