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Genital Warts On Hands
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
Is it more likely to catch genital warts on ure hands threw masterbation than it is to catch then in ure mouth from oral when warts are inside urethra?
After reading I could spread hand wart to genitals and mouth. I have stopped everything like touching or eating with hands. I'm scared :( what to do?
No need for fear: Well, I understand your concern and obviously don't know how badly your hands are affected by these "warts" but obviously not wanting to use your hands to eat or touch ANYTHING is a little extreme. Have you seen your doctor about treatments? There are a number of options including surgical removal if these things are that pervasive and annoying. ...Read more
They are related: Warts are mostly caused by viruses, and the ones that cause genital warts fall into one group of subtypes. The warts on fingers and feet, plantar warts, are in a different family. But all are contagious, so it is wise to be careful and limit exposure of your skin to any skin with warts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aldara (imiquimod) instructs to apply to affected area with clean hands. I use it for genital warts and I dont trust touching it incase it spread. Is this safe?
Genital Warts: Use A qtip to applyGet a more detailed answer ›
Possible: It is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
If a person with genital HPV and warts touches your hand after bathroom can you get HPV? If you use soap to wash is it enough?
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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