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Genital warts since young (no sexual contact). Could it be due to very poor hygiene or is it an STD?

Genital warts since young (no sexual contact). Could it be due to very poor hygiene or is it an STD?

Definitions matter: If your mother had genital warts at any time, you can have them show up for the first time in the first 2 years or so of life.This is because passage through a birth canal where the germ is hiding can pass it to the baby, but not show up for a while. They might recur off and on for years. Emergence after the age of 2-3 is considered evidence of direct sexual transmission. ...Read more

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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What are the ways that people get a sexually transmitted disease/infection?

What are the ways that people get a sexually transmitted disease/infection?

Sexual contact: Depends on the infection - but often through oral, anal or vaginal sex. ...Read more

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When are you most in jeopardy for getting " sexually transmitted infections"?

When partner has it: Statistically, young females 15-24 have the highest incidence of stds. As for an individual, you are most susceptable is when your partner has active infections, and also if you are not healthy your body is not able to fight the infections off once you contracted it. So, always practice cautions. An ounce of precention is worth a pound of cure. Stay safe..Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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Which state in us has reported the most cases of sexually transmitted infections?

California: Good ole california, but its large populations helps make it true! ...Read more

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Can urologists be seen for sexually transmitted infections?

Yes.: Yes. For more serious, HIV hepb, hepc, see an id specialist. ...Read more

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My boyfriend went to the doctor yesterday and found out he has genital warts i asked all my sexual partners (there weren't a lot) and they all were either tested or are in relationships w/ girls who have been tested and none of them seem to be infected. I

It : It will be difficult to know where he got them. Mouth burning after oral sex is not a common finding with contracting genital warts. He may have gotten them from a prior sexual partner as well, as they don't always show up right away. The most important thing is that he treats them completely, and that you both always use condoms to prevent infection. You should also have a gynecological examination and let your doctor know about your concerns. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...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