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Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Yes if necessary: The only circumstance that requires treatment is if the condyloma are obstructing the birth canal. Otherwise treatment for condyloma is elective during pregnancy, be it for cosmetic or comfort reasons, be they physical or emotional reasons. Usually no treatment during pregnancy is the best approach. ...Read more

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Are vaginal warts contageous?

Are vaginal warts contageous?

Depends: If related to an infectious process like papilloma virus or other sexually transmitted disease yes. The person should see their ob_gyn who can examine and do appropriate tests. ...Read more

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How are genital warts treated?

How are genital warts treated?

Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. ...Read more

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Are genital warts curable?

Are genital warts curable?

Yes: There are many ways to treat genital warts. They may be treated at home with over the counter treatments like salicylic acid wart remover. Prescription meds as Aldara (imiquimod) or verigin. However, they are most commonly treated at the dermatologist office with liquid nitrogen or laser. I prefer to use the pulsed dye laser as the cosmetic response is the best. ...Read more

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How is genital herpes infection treated during pregnancy?

How is genital herpes infection treated during pregnancy?

Avoid contact/ RX: Genital herpes can easily spread between partners and between the mother and the delivering baby. The risk is greatest if the mom contracts primary genital herpes in the 3rd trimester and thus is not able to transmit protective antibodies to the baby. Avoiding genital/genital or oral/genital contact with an infected partner is key - esp. In later preg. Valtex should be given in 3rd trimester. ...Read more

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Can han warts cause genital warts?

Yes: Warts are contagious if the area is susceptible. Not all body parts and not all people are susceptible. Also, there are 99 species of hpv. The one that causes common warts on your hand is not the same one that causes cervical cancer. Regardless, watch where and who you touch with that hand, and see a dermatologist to get rid of it. ...Read more

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Are genital warts curable ?

Are genital warts curable ?

Yes: Most people will clear all the warts but it is more difficult if they are extensive or have been present for a long time because they may have spread to areas where they are not even visible. ...Read more

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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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Can genital warts cause penile cancer?

Can genital warts cause penile cancer?

Slightly higher risk: Genital warts and penile cancer are caused by different types of HPV. People with genital warts may have a slightly higher risk of penile cancer, but only a little bit. With or without past warts, penile cancer is very rare. And it's always easily curable, without serious surgery, if treated early. See a doctor to have warts treated, and get seen soon if any future bumps or sores on the penis. ...Read more

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Could HPV from plantar warts spread into genital warts by masturbating?

No: No, i don't think so. They are very different and i don't believe, ever spread as you've asked. Both are easily treated by acid or coagulation. A doctor will treat the genital warts ... Over the counter treatments for plantar warts are effective. All the best, peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Hi.can genital herpes be detected by vaginal swabs.

Hi.can genital herpes be detected by vaginal swabs.

Yes, if: Swabs can detect herpes in the vaginal area if the blisters are opened and the fluid is collected on a swab. Just a blind swab in the vagina if there are no blisters present is unlikely to pick up the herpes even if it is present. ...Read more

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How do genital warts and genital herpes differ?

Very different: Genital warts look like warts anywhere else. They're flesh-colored and not fluid-filled. Herpes looks like either small blisters or shallow ulcers on a red base. In addition, herpes lesions come and go; warts just stay there. ...Read more

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Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Not typically: The only way hpv affects pregnancy is if the wart is so big it would affect the baby's head/body coming out of the birth canal. This is a very rare situation. Genital warts are common enough that many women have them during pregnancy. You can always talk to your ob/gyn and discuss for his/her opinion as well. Good luck with pregnancy! ...Read more

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Can herpes simplex be transferred to genital herpes by oral sex?

Can herpes simplex be transferred to genital herpes by oral sex?

Oral herpes can: Transfer. Be careful to avoid contact with all mucosal areas, eyes, cuts in skin, and private areas when lesions (vesicles/blisters) are present and even for a few days after. The virus is very infectious. Take care! ...Read more

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Can doing laundry together spread HPV genital warts?

No: Hot water, detergent, bleaching agents and dryer heat will kill any HPV transferred onto clothing. ...Read more

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Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Yes if necessary: The only circumstance that requires treatment is if the condyloma are obstructing the birth canal. Otherwise treatment for condyloma is elective during pregnancy, be it for cosmetic or comfort reasons, be they physical or emotional reasons. Usually no treatment during pregnancy is the best approach. ...Read more

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How does having genital warts affect pregnancy?

Genital Warts: The topical medications used to treat genital warts are contraindicated during. Liquid nitrogen treatment would be safe during pregnancy but check with you ob/gyn first. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about genital warts in late pregnancy?

Should i be worried about genital warts in late pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Not typically: The only way hpv affects pregnancy is if the wart is so big it would affect the baby's head/body coming out of the birth canal. This is a very rare situation. Genital warts are common enough that many women have them during pregnancy. You can always talk to your ob/gyn and discuss for his/her opinion as well. Good luck with pregnancy! ...Read more

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With pregnancy hormones will that make my genital warts come back?

Genital warts: Are caused by hpv virus , recurrence is not related to pregnancy , how ever human body so sensitive , any imbalance of body defense system may promote growth , as seen in herpes sim[lex virus , as they are in the body already. ...Read more

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I’m 33 weeks pregnant and have had genital warts since the beginning of pregnancy. Warts have now developed inside of cervix at the entrance. ?

Cesarean section?: Discuss this ASAP (well before expected date of delivery) with your Ob and perhaps also the baby's intended pediatrician or an ENT specialist. Exposure to warts during vaginal delivery sometimes results in laryngeal papillomatosis, i.e. warts in the baby's throat. Although usually not serioius, it can be severe, e.g. blocking breathing. Ask about possible Cesarean section to prevent. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have genital warts and am being treated for them, how contagious r they if I have unprotected sex?

Very contagious: Having unprotected intercourse with documented genital warts (despite ongoing treatment) is highly contagious. Best to abstain from sex if you care about your partner and don't want him or her to get infected. ...Read more

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I think my husband has genital warts and is not being treated yet. How can we safely have sex without me getting it?

Treatment: He should see his dermatologist for treatment and evaluation first. A condom will give the maximum protection. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts and get them treated and they go away , if you decide to get pregnant will they come back for sure on anyone?

If you have genital warts and get them treated and they go away , if you decide to get pregnant will they come back for sure on anyone?

Not necessarily: Warts are tricky as they can appear to be gone but actually are not and will grow back , so it takes persistence in eradicating warts but they can be treated successfully. And , no , pregnancy does not in and of itself cause warts to grow back. ...Read more

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I have genital warts. got them treated but they are back as tiny ones. got treated and my pap smear is negative. How to stop recurrence of warts?

Retreat: You will need to be retreated. There is a topical medication called Aldara (imiquimod) that is highly effective especially for small warts ...Read more

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How are genital warts treated?

Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. ...Read more

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How are genital warts treated if you can see them?

Many options: See your doctor to verify that you have genital warts. If so, the doctor may prescribe treatments you can administer yourself at home, like podofilox, imiquimod, or sinecatechin ointment. The doctor can also treat in the office using podophyllin, tricholoracetic acid, freezing, or excision. Whatever you choose, be sure to get follow-up. ...Read more

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How long will it take will to be cured/treated as a teen with HPV genital warts?

Genital Warts: If your warts aren't causing discomfort, you may not need treatment. But if your symptoms include itching, burning and pain or if visible warts are causing emotional distress, your doctor can help you clear an outbreak with medications or surgery. However, the lesions are likely to recur after treatment. Thus, there is no cure. ...Read more

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I have genital warts from HPV if I get treated and live healithierwill they go away for ever?

Possibly: Warts are strange things, sometimes they go away completely without any treatment, sometimes they get worse with treatment. Living healtier, not smoking, etc, help your immune system fight it off, and there are various treatments depending on size and location. ...Read more

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How long will it take will to be cured/treated if you are a teen with HPV with genital warts?

How long will it take will to be cured/treated if you are a teen with HPV with genital warts?

Untreated or treated: Untreated genital warts take a variable amount of time to go away, with only 20-30% gone by 3 months. Treatment also takes a variable about of time: up to 16 weeks with imiqumod. With all treatments, there is a risk of recurrent warts. ...Read more

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I have genital warts which i just had treated.My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

Genital Warts: Warts are due to an infection with human papilloma virus. There are over 75 related viruses in the hpv family. Some of the subtypes are carcinogenic, and other subtypes have a predilection to develop in certain areas. They are transmited by skin to skin contact and minor trauma with breaks in the stratum corneum facilitates epidermal infection. The answer to a "can " question is always yes. ...Read more

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After being treated for genital warts and the bumps are gone can you still receive oral sex from someone without spreading it to that person?

Yes and No.: Maybe this will help you. If the lesions are gone, you can still shed the hpv virus and infect your partner if they are performing oral sex on you. I would advise your partner to not give you oral sex. ...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


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Genital Warts (Definition)

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