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Hemorrhoids Vs Genital Warts
Your physician: Should be able to easily distinguish between them with physical examination. ...Read more
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
I've noticed white bumps around my anus and I'm concerned that they could be either Gential herpes or genital warts, however after closer inspection I realized I have a hemorrhoid. Could these white bumps be somehow related to the hemorrhoid?
Anal bumps: Tiny white bumps around the anus are likely warts, herpetic lesions, or molluscum contagiosum. There are other possibilities also. Hemorrhoids are going to be located right at the anal margin and can be skin colored or darkened if they are painful and filled with blood clots. ...Read more
Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when I look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if I
This sounds: Like hemorrhoids, either internal and/or external and does not sound like genital warts at all. Caffeine causes the itching and makes you constipated, having to push and thus hemorrhoid symptoms. Eliminate all caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz fluids per day. See a colorectal surgeon if this does not resolve. ...Read more
Hemorroids vs genital warts. I've had hemorroids since my dtrs birth. They r protruding sumtimes...Ie, wen constipated or having straind. How wil I kno the difference between those n genital warts? It is itchy. Burns at times. But don't warts itch too?
Do genital warts hurt and do they grow quickly I have a UTI and am on antibiotics and noticed yesterday a few lumps and a growth near my anus, looks like a hemroid, I also have a large lump in my lymph area of my groin in my bikini line
Verrucas: Human papilloma virus requires inoculation into living cells, whereby the virus "takes over" the normal cell creating "virus factories". These cells then can rapidly reproduce (exponentially) whereby rapid formation of the visible lesions (warts) occur. As in any infectious process, lymph node enlargement can occur. Recommendation for medical evaluation as contagious and links to cancer. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
Human papillomavirus: Genital warts are a sexually transmitted disease caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV). There are over 100 types of HPV that are sexually transmitted, but only two of them (HPV6, HPV11) cause most warts. A highly effective vaccine prevents infection with HPV 6 and 11, as well as 7 other HPV types that cause the large majority of genital, anal, and throat cancers. ...Read more
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
Here are some...:
- some 40 forms of hpv affect skin of penis, scrotum, vulva and mucosa of mouth, urethra, vagina and cervix;
- majority of the infected are asymptomatic; if asymptomatic for 2+ yrs after exposure, most likely, you will be free of hpv;
- if warts appear, it occurs usually weeks to months after exposure;
- high recurrence after any rx;
more? Ask doc. For anyone, practice low-risk healthy lifestyle. ...Read more
See a doctor: Visit a doctor or other health professional. That's what they're for! If you are uninsured and/or cost is a problem, check out low cost or free options in your area. Most health departments in large cities have STD clinics where you can get expert care for any suspected STD, including genital warts, at no cost or for a nominal fee. Planned Parenthood or a community clinic are other possibilities. ...Read more
No: Genital lesions can be warts or other lesions like chancres, herpetic ulcers, granulomatous lesions etc. ...Read more
No: No differences. It really depends on the individual's immune system. ...Read more
Need to see picture: Otherwise can not tell. Either send a picture, which would be anonymous ; secure, or see a dermatologist or veneriologist. ...Read more
Yes: There are many ways to treat genital warts. They may be treated at home with over the counter treatments like salicylic acid wart remover. Prescription meds as Aldara (imiquimod) or verigin. However, they are most commonly treated at the dermatologist office with liquid nitrogen or laser. I prefer to use the pulsed dye laser as the cosmetic response is the best. ...Read more