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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 other primary symptoms might be seen in 19yo white fem who has HPV that has caused genital warts/vaginal, flat& raised w/sour vag odor? Advice?

What other primary symptoms might be seen in 19yo white fem who has HPV that has caused genital warts/vaginal, flat& raised w/sour vag odor? Advice?

Very few symptoms: Small genital warts have few symptoms, so many women don't even know they have them, unless the warts are on the outside and the women can see or feel them. Warts on the outside (vulva) can itch sometimes. Warts in the vaginal and on the cervix are unknown to the women unless the warts are bigger and/or get irritated by sex. Warts shouldn't cause an odor, so an odor may be due to other reasons. ...Read more

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Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

No: Warts are small virus-induced tumors and like most tumors they are not painful unless they are traumatized or involvinh a nerve (the latter is very rare) ...Read more

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Confused about vaginal boil or genital warts?

Confused about vaginal boil or genital warts?

Here are some ...: Genital warts are painless and boil is hot and painful. Reviewing detailed history & conducting physical exam with inspection and palpation should lead to correct diagnosis with no confusion. ...Read more

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Will a vaginal douche make my genital warts come back?

No that I'm : Aware of. Douching on the other hand can some time lead to other problems. ...Read more

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Can genital warts be associated with vaginal dysbiosis? if I try to restore my vaginal microbiome will it cure hpv genital warts?

No: Genital warts are triggered by invasion of your genital tissue by one or more strains of the HPV virus.The warts can clear spontaneously over the next 3 years by action of your own immune system, or you can have them treated/removed. The germ will remain in your tissues,however and can trigger warts again at some point. ...Read more

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How risky is it to have a vaginal delivery with genital warts?

Risky : Passing through the vagina that is involved with warts during a normal delivery can expose an infant to the virus by direct inoculation. ...Read more

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Can I have vaginal tightening surgery even if I have genital warts?

Can I have vaginal tightening surgery even if I have genital warts?

Not advised: Unless the warts are gone, most surgeons will not risk spreading the virus to your cervix during the proposed surgery which may cause a hpv infection and possible future cancer. ...Read more

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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


Vaginal Odor (Definition)

Vaginal discharge that suddenly differs in color, odor, or consistency, or significantly increases or decreases in amount, may indicate an underlying ...Read more