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Can HPV from plantar warts spread into genital warts by masturbating? Can any docs explain?

Can HPV from plantar warts spread into genital warts by masturbating? Can any docs explain?

No: There are dozens of strains of HPV and only 2 are known to cause genital warts. Each strain has its preferred location, and the plantar wart strain is one that lives within regular skin while the genital wart prefers the very different skin structure of the genitals and perianal area. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Yes, sorta: There is more than one kind of wart and more than one kind of wart virus. Condyloma accuminata are genital warts and should not be confused with plantar warts or other skin warts. Condyloma are from hpv (human papilloma virus). ...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 syringoma connected to genital warts?

Is syringoma connected to genital warts?

No: No connection! syringomas are harmless sweat duct tumors, typically found clustered on eyelids, although they may also be found in the armpits, umbilicus, or vulva. ...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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Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?

Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?

Yes: If your physician can biopsy the warts then the cause can be determined accurately. If you want to avoid this you can get blood tests for syphillis to make sure you do not have syphillis. ...Read more

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How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

Different strains: There are lots of different hpv strains. The ones that are sexually transmitted, which cause cervical and penile cancer, don't cause warts on someone's hand. There are strains that aren't stds which do cause warts on the hand and are transmitted just through skin to skin contact. They are all very contagious. ...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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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 warts dangerous? Is it good to remove warts?

Are warts dangerous? Is it good to remove warts?

Below: It is dependent on the type of wart and the location of the wart. Usually it is suggested to have warts treated. ...Read more

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Can the version of HPV that causes cervical cancer be contagious or give you genital warts ?

Can the version of HPV that causes cervical cancer be contagious or give you genital warts ?

Different strains : There are over 120 extreme's of hpv. Types 16 and 18 are the most common that cause cervical cancer. Six and 11 are the most common types that cause genital warts. ...Read more

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Is genital herpes caused by oral sex with someone with herpes a permanent condition?

Is genital herpes caused by oral sex with someone with herpes a permanent condition?

See below: Herpes once present never goes away fortuantely the symptosms tend to lessen with time and also there are treatments that lessen the disease. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral sex with a girl who had huge warts on her body, she said it's not HPV or any disease but it I don't believe. what should I do?

Had unprotected oral sex with a girl who had huge warts on her body, she said it's not HPV or any disease but it I don't believe. what should I do?

Get educated: Skin warts are caused by strains of HPV but not the strains that cause genital warts. The strains that cause genital warts are different & exposure to genital wart strains could give you genital warts during intercourse. Trust your gut.If you believe something doesn't look right you are probably right. ...Read more

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Could eye contact with semen of person with HPV cause warts or any condition in eyes?

Could eye contact with semen of person with HPV cause warts or any condition in eyes?

Std's: Eye contact with semen is contact of a potentially infectious fluid with a mucous membrane. Thus transmission of many stds can occur--a person infected with HPV may be infected with other diseases. HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea--these can all be transmitted in this manner and enter the body through the eye. You should be checked for stds including HIV by your physician. ...Read more

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Sir... i hv 5 red persistent bumps on right scrotom which are itchy... is it condition of genital warts?

Sir... i hv 5 red persistent bumps on right scrotom which are itchy... is it condition of genital warts?

See your doctor.: It is really impossible to diagnose it situation like this without actually seeing the lesions. You should go to see your doctor or a dermatologist to get them evaluated, especially since they have been persistent Good luck. ...Read more

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Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Maybe: This treatment will eradicate the warts treated but there may be subclinical residual warts that become noticeable in the next few weeks or months. Treatment with topical agents such as condylox, or veregen (sinecatechins) is avaiable for any new lesions. Use a condom to minimize reinfe tion and to protect your partner.Your partner needs to checked.By gyn also. ...Read more

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If hair cannot grow through a genital wart (condyloma acuminata) what could the condition be?

If hair cannot grow through a genital wart (condyloma acuminata) what could the condition be?

Lymphocele: There are several possible things this could be. I presume this arose quickly. If so i believe this could be a lymphocele, a collection of lymph fluid resulting from a blockage of lymphatic fluid channels. See your doctor. ...Read more

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If a person has mouth cold sore and genital warts, what is that means? Is it sign of serious medical condition?

If a person has mouth cold sore and genital warts, what is that means? Is it sign of serious medical condition?

No, not at all: Both oral herpes (cold sores) and genital warts are very common conditions and many people have both. If neither problem is especially severe and if they respond to the usual treatments, it doesn't mean anything about your overall health, immune system, etc. Good luck with both-- ...Read more

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Why do warts itch?

Why do warts itch?

Itch?: It depends on where they are, but on the foot - they usually don't itch. ...Read more

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How do I treat warts?

WART TREATMENTS: Depends on how long you have had them. Also depends on where the warts are. Also how many warts? For fingers, toes? Genitals? For fingers and toes, for instance, many over-the-counter wart medications like compound w, wart-off, wartaway sometimes work. Dermatologists often freeze off warts. Warts on the soles are very difficult to get rid of. See a dermatologists if they are stubborn. ...Read more

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How can I treat warts?

Patience: Most warts will eventually go away on their own. There are over the counter topical medications that can be used. A physician can remove them by a variety of means - surgical excision, cryotherapy, cautery, topical prescription medications. If they are causing problems, more aggressive treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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Why do warts come out?

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HPV: Hpv, the virus that causes the warts, can activate and start a chronic inflammation in the skin cells; this inflammation causes basically fibrous tissue to proliferate, becoming a wart. ...Read more

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How can warts be given?

How can warts be given?

Warts: Warts are caused by one of the many types of human papilloma virus. This virus is "given" through skin-to-skin contact. The end result can be the development of a typical wart. ...Read more

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How can I remove warts?

Many ways: The local pharmacy has many preperations on the shelf for self treatment. ...Read more

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What can be done for warts?

Many treatments: Self treatment with off the shelf products. Professional treatment by freezing, laser, surgical removal. ...Read more

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How to remove warts easily?

None: If you wait long enough [months to years] warts will usually go away without a trace. That is the easiest treatment. If you want a faster result you will need to do something painful. There are numerous approaches because there is no single, reliable, easy therapy. The exact treatment depends on the Dr. There are OTC salicylic acid preps. Sometimes tape [any kind] helps. ...Read more