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Doctor insights on: Genital Warts Vinegar Test

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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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Is it possible for you to use balsamic vinegar for removing genital warts?

Is it possible for you to use balsamic vinegar for removing genital warts?

Anything is possible: Anything is possible but balsamic vinegar is not an accepted medical treatment for the eradication of genital warts. ...Read more

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Apple vinegar cure genital warts. Is this true?

NO: One of accepted treatments will get rid of general warts not apple vinegar, one of four types of hpv virus is repressible, at 25 vaccination will help for other three types, besides treatment. Genital warts cause cancer of cervix. Vaccination prevents it. ...Read more

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Will genital warts turn white when 5% acetic acid is applied? How long do you need to leave vinegar on?

Will genital warts turn white when 5% acetic acid is applied? How long do you need to leave vinegar on?

Bad test don't do it: The vinegar or acetic acid "test" to detect warts or HPV is a very poor test. Knowledgeable health professionals rarely use it except on the cervix, to help guide biopsy and treatment of HPV affected tissues. Elsewhere, some HPV tissues don't whiten and many white spots are not HPV. Far better to look at the many available online photos of warts and compare with what you have. Or see a doctor. ...Read more

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It hurts too much, can I try apple cider vinegar on genital warts (female)?

It hurts too much, can I try apple cider vinegar on genital warts (female)?

Not usefully: While applying apple cider vinegar is harmless, it is also completely ineffective. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar an effective treatment for genital warts?

Unlikely: Most warts do heal on their own. However, if the lesions persist more than three months, see your doctor.
Get HPV vaccine.
Consult this site for more information on this topic:
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/stds-hiv-safer-sex/genital-warts ...Read more

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Apparently had a couple genital warts around perenium, used apple cider vinegar on area, now itching?

Apparently had a couple genital warts around perenium, used apple cider vinegar on area, now itching?

Self help failure: How about a visit to the GYN MD as apparently the home remedy has produced complications with itching and you still don't know if the warts are gone or not. ...Read more

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Please help me! I am a man 25 years , I have applied apple vinegar on my genital warts, now I got my a wide red spot between my scrotum and my thigh?

Please help me! I am a man 25 years , I have applied apple vinegar on my genital warts, now I got my a wide red spot between my scrotum and my thigh?

See a doctor: Vinegar won't help the warts but is irritating your skin. The redness should go away but you need medical care. ...Read more

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Is it always genital warts if the area you applied vingear to turns white or could it be from other causes to?

Is it always genital warts if the area you applied vingear to turns white or could it be from other causes to?

Not always.: Interpreting the result of applying vinegar to skin requires some experience. Very often the tips of normal glands will turn white with vinegar application. It's best to have a doctor check the area a give an opinion. ...Read more

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Is it possible to tell if you have genital warts through a blood test?

Is it possible to tell if you have genital warts through a blood test?

No: Blood and serum testing for the virus causing hpv is not available. The diagnosis is made clinically by exam, or from a biopsy. ...Read more

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Two questions, what are some things that could be mistaken for genital warts and how do you test for genital warts at home?

Genital warts: Have a distinct appearance and are not usually confused with other lesions, there is no home test, see your doctor and that can confirm if you have them. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts does it show up on your pap test?

No: Only cancerous cells show up if they are there. There is no such test for the warts which are diagnosed visually. ...Read more

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I am a male who thinks I have become infected with HPV (genital warts) is there some kind of DNA swab test I can do to find out if that's what it is?

I am a male who thinks I have become infected with HPV (genital warts) is there some kind of DNA swab test I can do to find out if that's what it is?

Genital warts: Usually can only be diagnosed with a biopsy. Most experienced doctors can give a good diagnosis on careful physical examination. If you have any concerns, you should see a doctor to get an opinion and treatment. These warts are caused by hpv and that could cause cancer in a woman who gets it on her cervix. Best to get it checked. ...Read more

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White spots on skin, genital warts, joint ache, HIV test(7months) negative, which d/s, can I be?

White spots on skin, genital warts, joint ache, HIV test(7months) negative, which d/s, can I be?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Why don't doctor test for genital herpes or genital warts unless symptoms are shown?

Why don't doctor test for genital herpes or genital warts unless symptoms are shown?

Lot of positives: Genital herpes cultures and wart biopsies (if needed) are often obtained when you have an actual lesion. They guide if you need treatment and confirm diagnosis.

Blood tests can identify if you have had exposure to herpes (genital or oral) as high as 80% of americans can test positive by blood tests without symptoms. You don't treat history of exposure. ...Read more

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I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV I got. There was no sign of hpv. Normal?

I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV I got. There was no sign of hpv. Normal?

Good not on PAP!!!: So your virus did not infect the cervix. That is good. Now the specific type makes no difference except to get yearly paps. Is "azot" french for nitrogen? Have you been treated yet with Imiquimod cream? You may need many treatments to stop the warts. ...Read more

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Can doctors test for genital warts with a pap smear?

Yes: Warts are lesions caused from the hpv virus and can been seen by the naked eye or under the microscope which is also known as colposcopy. The presence of hpv virus can be detected by finding the dna from the virus from the pap smear test. You can have the dna present without seeing any warts. You cannot have warts without the virus but many have the virus without having warts. ...Read more

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