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Is it possible to get genital warts on your butt cheeks? And if it is possible, will it be painful to sit down on a chair if you got genital warts on your butt cheeks?

Is it possible to get genital warts on your butt cheeks? And if it is possible, will it be painful to sit down on a chair if you got genital warts on your butt cheeks?

Possible, unlikely: Genital warts appear mostly where the virus is massaged into the skin during sex, i.e. places that get friction during intercourse -- thus usually the penis in men, vaginal opening or labia in women, the anus if sexually exposed. Warts can and do show up on the buttocks, but uncommonly. Warts are painless; unless very large (neglected for months), it wouldn't hurt to sit on them. ...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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Can you get genital warts from a toilet?

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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Can you spread genital warts through a toilet seat? Is my family at risk?

No: Life's hard enough without this kind of worry. Be thankful for a healthy family. Genital warts are easily managed nowadays in any case. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you get HPV from sharing a towel with someone who has genital warts or sitting on a toilet?

Can you get HPV from sharing a towel with someone who has genital warts or sitting on a toilet?

HPV: Hpv is passed on through genital contact, most often during vaginal and anal sex. Hpv may also be passed on during oral sex and genital-to-genital contact. Hpv can be passed on between straight and same-sex partners—even when the infected person has no signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts from trying on bathing suit?

Can you get genital warts from trying on bathing suit?

HIGHLY unlikely: Genital warts are transferred by intimate skin-to-skin direct contact - either oral, genital, or anal sex. Simply in the vein of "never say never, " i will bite on this one and say that if one girl had fulminant, huge, dangling, full-on labial and vulvar warts; and you immediately put on the bathing suit that she had on, it might be possible that virus could transfer (but i really don't think so!). ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts from sitting on the carpet?

Can you get genital warts from sitting on the carpet?

Yes -if: If someone else with genital warts was sitting on the same section of carpet then it is possible that the human papilloma virus could stay on the carpet fibers and then be transferred to another host. However the virus would not be expected to last long on the carpet and the chances seem unlikely. ...Read more

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I have genital warts which i just had treated.My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

I have genital warts which i just had treated.My question is can you get genital warts on your breasts and other parts of your body?

Genital Warts: Warts are due to an infection with human papilloma virus. There are over 75 related viruses in the hpv family. Some of the subtypes are carcinogenic, and other subtypes have a predilection to develop in certain areas. They are transmited by skin to skin contact and minor trauma with breaks in the stratum corneum facilitates epidermal infection. The answer to a "can " question is always yes. ...Read more

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Can you get genital warts on inner thigh? My HCP and gyn said the bumps on my inner thigh were warts. Could I have gotten them there from sex?

Can you get genital warts on inner thigh? My HCP and gyn said the bumps on my inner thigh were warts. Could I have gotten them there from sex?

Possible: Most are due to infection with human papilloma virus (HPV). There are many strains of the virus, some cause genital warts, some cause warts in other sites, some strains are associated with cancer of cervix and throat. Get HPV vaccine. ...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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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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If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

Not necessarily : Sometimes the body can fight infection with genital warts but better to have them evaluated and treated by a physician to ensure that they don't persist and remain unmonitored. ...Read more

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If i finger my girlfriend with a common wart on my finger can she get genital warts from this?

If i finger my  girlfriend  with a common wart on my finger can she get genital warts from this?

Unlikely: No, it is highly unlikely the she will get genital warts from your common wart. They are caused by two different types of the human papilloma virus (hpv). ...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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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more