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Genital warts like pimple on my testicle sac what are they?

Genital warts like pimple on my testicle sac what are they?

Sebaceous Cysts: Look up sebaceous cysts on google image. This is a very common benign issue that is caused by a hair duct getting blocked and oil, old skin cells and such get caught up in the duct. These usually resolve on their own. ...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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I get small hard bumps, like pimples, that grow on the inside of my thighs. I do not have herpes or genital warts.?

I get small hard bumps, like pimples, that grow on the inside of my thighs.  I do not have herpes or genital warts.?

Folliculitis?: Sound like either folliculitis- an infection of the hair pores or hidradentits suppurativa- a condition caused by blockage and inflammation of specialized sweat pores (apocrine glands). Both can be treated with oral and/or topical antibiotics. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Red odorous bumps looks like pimples under penis head partner had cancer causing HPV but treated could she give me genital warts? Or is it yeast inf?

Red odorous bumps looks like pimples under penis head partner had cancer causing HPV but treated could she give me genital warts? Or  is it yeast inf?

HPV or Yeast: The cancer causing strains of hpv differ from those causing genital warts & someone can acquire more than 1 strain and pass it. It may also be dormant for some time before the warts form.Yeast may form an irritating site on a genital surface but i've never seen it cause pimple like structures. Hpv can produce quite a foul odor. ...Read more

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How can you distinguish between genital warts and acne?

How can you distinguish between genital warts and acne?

Easy: Acne lesions come and go over days, are red, likely to be swollen and a bit tender, may turn to pus, there's often comedones nearby. Genital warts are more stable and aren't usually linked with redness. There are bunch of lesions that are neither of the above, and it sounds like a visit to your physician would be in order. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Differences between genital warts,genital herpes, pimples on penis , I was just treated for chlamydia and I would like to know syptoms

Differences between genital warts,genital herpes, pimples on penis , I was just treated for chlamydia and I would like to know syptoms

See your doctor: If these have appeared since being treated for chlamydia, definitely see your doctor for a good exam to determine whether these are infections or normal skin findings. ...Read more

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I have one pimple/wart on my genital and I was wondering how to get rid of it? I'm a virgin so it can't be an STD and I've had this for a long time. I

I have one pimple/wart on my genital and I was wondering how to get rid of it? I'm a virgin so it can't be an STD and I've had this for a long time. I

See a physician: Hi, Thank you for your question. Let a physician evaluate the lesion and they will consider the best option. Sometimes you can freeze it off or cut it off. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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What happens if I just discovered small genital warts I know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.s.a.p?

See a doctor: See a doctor or clinic for professional diagnosis and treatment advice. Over the counter chemicals and various folk remedies have not been studied scientifically and it isn't known how well they work, if at all. Some apparent warts actually are other skin conditions. Self treatment may change the appearince of skin bumps, without curing warts but making it harder to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i just discovered small genital warts i know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Can you tell me if i just discovered small genital warts i know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Yes: Small warts are easily treated with cautery or laser and this is quick they may return once or twice after treatment there are creams that treat the disease over a period of time and will treat areas where the virus is not exhibiting itself as warts. ...Read more

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How to cure genital warts?

How to cure genital warts?

Genital warts: There is no single effective cure for removal of genital warts. A number of treatment options exist; however, no treatment is 100% effective in eliminating warts and preventing them from coming back in all patients. It also is not possible to eliminate infection with human papillomavirus once it has occurred. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10%-20% of people over 3-5 months. ...Read more

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How to cure genital warts?

No cure: There is no cure, but there are many treatments and 2 vaccines. ...Read more

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Is genital warts harmful ?

Is genital warts harmful ?

Yes: Yes genital warts are caused by hpv virus, contagious in female they can cause cancer of cervix and must be treated. Vaccination is available to prevent cervical cancer by avoiding the infection. ...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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I believe I have genital warts?

Genital warts: are a commonly acquired sexually transmitted infection that appears as small, cauliflower like growths on the skin. The easiest way to diagnose them is from direct visualization by a medical professional. Treatment may involve topical cream, freezing or even minor surgery. As always, be sure to practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can genital warts go by themselves?

Yes: They are caused by a virus and your body's immune system will tend to eliminate it. This could take a while though because the viruses tend to go to places where they are difficult to reach and attack. ...Read more

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Why do my genital warts keep returning?

It depends...: If this is happening over a few weeks or months, it's probably nothing special. Just keep treating them, or see a doctor for in-office treatment, maybe with cautery or freezing. They'll eventually stop recurring. If it's happening over more than a few months, it might not be warts; although such late recurrence can happen, it is uncommon. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and for treatment. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more