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Is cryotherapy painful if removing genital warts?

Is cryotherapy painful if removing genital warts?

Yes, but : All methods of removal are painful to a certain degree, because you need to destroy these warts. Cryosurgery is probably the least painful of the alternatives. You are lucky that you don't need surgical excision. I am sure your doctor can explain all the options. ...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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Is cryotherapy painful when removing genital warts?

Is cryotherapy painful when removing genital warts?

Yes, but tolerable: Your dr. Will advise. Ask if local anesthesia by topical anesthetic cream &/or injection can be used. Sometimes general anesthesia can be considered. However must be removed. In future please insist on partner using a condom until ur in a monogamous relationship with partner who is hpv free. Discuss hpv vaccine with your dr. ...Read more

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Genital wartsif genital warts are monitored an treated will they still grow bigger over the years?

Genital wartsif genital warts are monitored an treated will they still grow bigger over the years?

Not necessarily : You run the risk of the warts enlarging and spreading- requiring more extensive treatment if not treated. If treated you should do much better. ...Read more

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If one had genital warts and had electrocautery, how can he prevent the genital warts from recurring?

If one had genital warts and had electrocautery, how can he prevent the genital warts from recurring?

Cannot: Once you have hpv the virus is likely to stay around for long time periods (lifetime) whether or not there are warts present. If the hpv was one of the types which make you prone to developing uterine cancer you should receive the vaccine. Discuss this with the gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of HPV genital wart smelly vagina?

How to get rid of HPV genital wart smelly vagina?

Smells...: Usually warts don't have a noticeable smell. You may have a bacterial or yeast issue that is causing this. See your doctor for an exam and advice. ...Read more

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Can contract HPV or genital herpes after getting vaccinated?

Can contract HPV or genital herpes after getting vaccinated?

Misinformed?: There is no vaccine for herpes. The HPV vaccine only protects against the common cancer causing strains of HPV. It does not protect against the other strains of HPV. ...Read more

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Do genital warts have pus?

Generally not...: Warts are caused by a virus, and pus in caused by a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Does getting a genital wart hurt?

Does getting a genital wart hurt?

Nope: Warts themselves are painless and usually don't even itch. However, if warts are allowed to become especially large before being removed or treated, they can be a source of bacterial skin infection which might be itchy or painful. ...Read more

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Will genital warts be gone forever once removed?

Will genital warts be gone forever once removed?

Most of the time: Most of the time the treatment is permanent. But in extensive cases or in people with poor local immunity it may be difficult to totally eradicate the warts.Early treatment is very important. ...Read more

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Can i get herpes from genital warts?

Can i get herpes from genital warts?

Genital warts: Genital warts are caused by human papillomovirus (hpv) and are not caused by herpes. One can not cause the other. ...Read more

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Will getting a gardisil shot protect me from genital HPV and other HPV strands that cause cancer if i already have genital warts caused from hpv?

It will not protect : You from the type of hpv you have now but can protect form other strains of hpv there are many different strains and the gardisil protects against 2 strains the 2 most common strains taht cause genital warts - one of which you already have and the 2 most common strains that cause cervix cancer please s=discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Genital warts if I have genital warts would my partner also have them?

It is possible: Knowing where and when one got genital warts is always a challenge. The hpv virus is very common with all of its types. Knowing who has it or who had it first and passed it on is often impossible to determine. Treatment is important. See your doctor to help determine the best treatment options for you. ...Read more

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How old must you be to get genital warts surgically removed?

How old must you be to get genital warts surgically removed?

No limit: Genital warts usually by definition are caused by genital contact -- which should not be occurring in children/pediatrics. Your name is "mommy" so i interpret this to be female: if there is abuse, this needs to be reported, the patient removed from the circumstance, and then treated. Surgery, laser therapy, liquid nitrogen, podophyllin, etc are all possible methods of treatment. ...Read more

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I have genital warts but I do not want to go get them removed because i'm terrified. Will they eventually go away?

Genital Warts: If left untreated, visible genital warts can resolve on their own, remain unchanged, or increase in size or number. Available therapies for genital warts likely reduce, but do not eradicate, hpv infectivity. Treatment can be liquid nitrogen and topical prescription medications. ...Read more

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Supposing that someone had genial warts but got them removed and they had sex with someone, could that person get genital warts?

No: Genital warts are common and are contagious. However, if a person had warts and had them treated so that no warts are present on the skin, then the partner should not be at any risk to contact them. It if believed that a wart must be present to spread the disease. The cells of the anus in a person who has had them treated still contain the virus, but they are not contagious. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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How to get ride of genital warts?

How to get ride of genital warts?

GENITAL WARTS RX: Aldara cream, Condylox (podofilox) Gel are two of the prescription medications that dermatologists and recommending for genital warts. They are expensive. There are no over-the-counter medications for this as yet. Best luck. ...Read more

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Could an individual get genital warts?

Yes: Genital warts - caused by hpv virus - are common, but not dangerous. Symptoms include itching and bleeding they are contagious - and should be treated. Treatment depends on how many warts are present - a few can be coagulated or frozen in a doctor's office. A lot often requires a trip to the operating room. They all can be treated and removed. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts from a toilet?

Yes possible: Papilloma virus is contagious possible but unlikely as most of the time it is not from toilets. ...Read more

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Will genital warts be gone forever once removed?

Most of the time: Most of the time the treatment is permanent. But in extensive cases or in people with poor local immunity it may be difficult to totally eradicate the warts.Early treatment is very important. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

HPV is common: 70 - 80 % of young women in the U.S. Have or have had hpv. There are several types, some can cause cervical cancer, some cause almost no trouble at all, and some cause warts. Warts are primarily cosmetic, although they can be transmitted sexually. Reducing the bulk of the warts can be done with chemicals or other means of cautery. Your immune system is ultimately going to get rid of the hpv. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get genital warts from toilet seatsĀ ?

Genital warts toilet: Not very likely! scabies, crabs, possibly; warts, very rare if never. ...Read more

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What to do to not get genital warts from my girlfriend?

Not that much: Unfortunately, short of not having intercourse (of any form: oro-genital, genital-genital, or anal-genital) there isn't much you can do to reliably prevent transmission of hpv. Condoms don't reliably prevent the spread of hpv. ...Read more

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If I smoke after someone who has genital warts can I get it ?

No: HPV, the virus that causes genital warts, is found in semen and vaginal secretions, and is not transmitted by saliva. It is possible, although rare, for HPV to be spread through oral sex (cunnilingus or fellatio). The virus does not survive generally in oral fluids and the chances of transmission through smoking the same cigarette as someone with HPV would be highly unlikely. ...Read more

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I am always safe, should I still get tested for genital warts?

I am always safe, should I still get tested for genital warts?

No: Despite condom use the viruses that cause genital warts can still be spread. In females, pap smears test for most of the harmful viruses. In msm (men who have sex with men), "anal pap smears" can be done. Hpv, which is a vaccine, can help protect a person from contracting the most common viruses that give rise to genital warts and cervical cancer. Both males and females can get this vaccine. ...Read more

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Do I have to get treated if I have genital warts or will they go away?

Usually go away: 80% of women with genital warts will have spontaneous resolution with-in 12 months. However, treatment with one of the current immune system modulating medications specifically intended for genital warts can decrease that time to a few weeks or a couple months for most women. Genital warts are not usually painful, but if the warts are painful, treatment for a quicker resolution is warranted. ...Read more

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After you get genital warts burned with acid do they stay bumpy or go flat?

Warts: If they are gone they should be flat. A few reasons for bumpiness are that wart is still present or healing is still taking place or treatment created scar tissue. ...Read more

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