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Is an anal wart a symptom of anal gonorrhea?

Is an anal wart a symptom of anal gonorrhea?

Anal symptoms: Agree w dr. Saeed. Anal wart = hpv. Rectal gonorrhea may cause no symptoms or could lead to painful bowel movements, bleeding, white anal discharge, anal itching & soreness. Urethral discharge can be yellowish to greenish. ...Read more

Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

A descriptive term referring to any elevated serrated epidermal lesion. Specifically, Verruca vulgaris which is caused by the human papilloma virus of ...Read more


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If you've been tested for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea can you still have herpes or warts?

If you've been tested for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea can you still have herpes or warts?

Yes, of course: Each STD has its own specific tests. Of course it is possible to have herpes or HPV without having positive tests for those other infections. ...Read more

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Embarrassed of hpv warts? They went away but will they ever come back? I'm embarrassed to tell my bf about them although he knows that I have hpv.

Embarrassed of hpv warts? They went away but will they ever come back? I'm embarrassed to tell my bf about them although he knows that I have hpv.

Possibly: After the HPV associated warts are cleared the first time some never see them return but it is possible. The germ can hibernate for decades and resurface. ...Read more

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If some warts caused by HPV are so small you can't see them, how can I be sure they are gone?

Doesn't matter: Once you acquire these you can carry the germ in your tissues indefinitely and pass them to a partner with or without visible lesions. With the help of therapy and your immune system most clear the primary infection within 2 years and don't notice a recurrence, but it can. ...Read more

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IS hpv contagious after warts are gone?

IS hpv contagious after warts are gone?

Yes: There are many types of HPV and most people who have it never see warts. So, some types of HPV would show up as warts, but virus lives deeper. ...Read more

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Can you infect your partner with HPV even when all the warts are gone?

Genital Warts: Both genital warts and herpes can be transmitted when there are no obvious symptoms of infection. Just because no warts or other sores are present does not mean that there is no risk of infection with hpv or herpes. ...Read more

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I had plantar warts was completely gone, and now warts come back and grow bigger. Please help! ?

I had plantar warts was completely gone, and now warts come back and grow bigger. Please help! ?

Not Uncommon...: If the warts appear in the same location as before, then the previous warts probably never totally went away in the first place. When warts are under treated, there is a good chance that they will reappear. They are caused by a virus, to small to be seen. By time your eye can actually see them, it's too late. Looks like you must begin treatment again. ...Read more

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Are warts painful?

No: Warts on the bottom of the feet are usually painful. ...Read more

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How to remove warts?

How to remove warts?

Salicylic acid: If the wart is small and not on face, I generally recommend doing the following every other day for 2 wks: soaking wart with warm water, gently thin out the wart with an emory board, apply liquid 17% salicylic acid, cover with 40% salicylic acid tape, then apply duct tape (or surgical tape) over it to occlude. The wart will soften and peel off. Some require liquid nitrogen or laser treatments. ...Read more

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Are body warts catching?

Are body warts catching?

Yes: Warts can be contagious through direct contact either with an infected individual or by contact to a surface that has presence of the virus. ...Read more

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How many types of warts are there?

Warts are same: Caused by hpv virus, with so many subtypes, each has its own behavior most of the genital warts are caused by type 6 ;11 but cx cancers by 16;18. Plantar warts are caused by 1, 2, 4, 27, ; 57 usually plantar warts will not infect genitals vice versa. Have their own fetish there are over 100 to 150 subtypes, of hpv virus ...Read more

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What could warts be the symptom of?

What could warts be the symptom of?

Virus: Warts are the symptom and result of a viral infection. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are warts pearlescent?

Pearlescent: luster: No, warts typical appear as raised cauliflower (with little black heads which can bleed) appearing lesions, on most body parts but plantar warts will have a callous cap to them. A glossy luster appearing skin lesion may be a epidermal inclusion cyst or other. See you local dermatologist or if on a foot, podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do I know when warts are gone after freezing them?

When they are gone: Basically they are gone when they stay gone. Often one can under treat and the wart will come right back, or improve slightly. These otc freezing solutions are just not as helpful as the liquid nitrogen we use in the office. And in sensitive areas warts may require several visits to get a good cosmetic result. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Yes: Warts are usually caused by the human papillomavirus. If you have warts, you caught them from someone. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Absolutely: Yes, warts can be transmitted from one person to another. There are a number of different modalities for treatment - your physician can go over what is best for you. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Can be: Warts can be passed from person to person. ...Read more

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How to prevent warts?

How to prevent warts?

Depends on location: Warts are caused by viruses. Sometimes a person has something she calls a wart, but may not be a viral wart. In those cases, the wart-like thing might not be a real wart. Common warts (not on the genitals) don't have a know prevention method. Genital warts can be prevented by the HPV vaccine, which prevents some (not all) of the viruses that cause genital warts. All teens should be vaccinated. ...Read more

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How to prevent planters warts?

How to prevent planters warts?

No sure way: Since warts are caused by a virus there is no proven way to prevent them. Certainly good hygeine is a start and not walking bare foot in unfamaliar areas, such as shower rooms. ...Read more

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How to treat my daughters warts?

How to treat my daughters warts?

Depends: If your child will cooperate you can use otc wart liquids/duct tape/cuticle trimmers to take it down below the skin level. You must get the base of the wart out or it regrows. Physicians have access to liquid nitrogen or n20 applicators that can freeze the wart. After 1-2 treatments its gone in 1-2 wks. Some dermatologists apply material stronger than the otc stuff. ...Read more

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Do plantar warts hurt?

Do plantar warts hurt?

Depends: Depending on how long the plantar warts have been present and how deep the virus has penetrated can determine whether they are painful. If the virus is deep and has had the opportunity to fester beneath the surface, although mainly vascular, it can be quite thick and hard resulting in pain when pressure applied. If the wart is adjacent to a nerve it can also irritate and cause pain. ...Read more

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How can remove a wart?

How can remove a wart?

Several treatments.: You can try over the counter wart removers, but be careful: I've seen them do more harm than good. Other options your doctor might offer include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), electrocautery (burning the wart), laser treatment, or several different topical chemical treatments. If the treatment is typically uncomfortable, your doctor can numb the area before proceeding. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more