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How do I know if I have syphilis or genital warts?

How do I know if I have syphilis or genital warts?

Professional exam: Although syphilis can cause wart-like growths, this is rare; genital warts are hundreds of times more common. But the only way to be sure is professional examination. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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How do I know if I have genital warts?

How do I know if I have genital warts?

Warts on your crotch: Condyloma look like warts but they show up on the penis, anus, labia and can be very small or grow to be enormous. Get checked out if you have any question. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hemorrhoids or genital warts?

Your physician: Should be able to easily distinguish between them with physical examination. ...Read more

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I think I have a genital wart. Who can check it out?

I think I have a genital wart. Who can check it out?

Urologist...: Go to see urologists since they have seen more patients with genital warts in training and practice than others, who may also tell if lesions are warts or not, simply based on identifying their unique appearance. But, occasionally, biopsy may be required for definite DX to rule out if it's cancerous at confronting large fast growing ones, called buschke-lowenstein's tumor, still a wart. ...Read more

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I was exposed to HPV in nov. 2009 when my husband was unfaithful and just now have a genital wart, is it likely to take almost 5 yrs to show symptoms?

I was exposed to HPV in nov. 2009 when my husband was unfaithful and just now have a genital wart, is it likely to take almost 5 yrs to show symptoms?

HPV: There is no real, valid or honest way to pinpoint exposure to hpv. Most of us were infected long before marriage and long before we had any symptoms of infection. 96% of americans are positive for hpv by age 26. No one sexual encounter can be blamed for hpv. ...Read more

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My girlfriend just tested positive for hpv. I was unaware and now realize I may have a genital wart. What is the protocol in this situation having sex?

My girlfriend just tested positive for hpv. I was unaware and now realize I may have a genital wart. What is the protocol in this situation having sex?

HPV: Human papilloma virus isn't only sexually transmitted disease. So you should wrap it up: wear a condom each & every time. Depending upon her age, she may qualify for vaccination against other strains. You, too (depending upon your proclivities)! Check out http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/ & http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/parents/questions-answers.html for more info re HPV & its vaccine. Chat w/your Family Doc(s). ...Read more

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What can I use for genital wart?

A visit to doctor: You and your partner need to see your rotor to eradicate hpv virus which causes genital warts, in female may lead to cervical cancer if untreated , self treatment with any medication is not good to uses on sensitive area. ...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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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more