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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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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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I infected hpv genital wart since 3 years ago treated wd cryo now i have no visible wart idont know it go or not.im 26 old im prgnant can i get vaccin?

It might be 2 late: Ideally, the HPV vaccine should be given prior to age 26 and in a non pregnant state. Since you are pregnant and have already had the HPV infection, you may already have antibodies circulating that may help you minimize a subsequent recurrence. ...Read more

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Hi .i infected by genital wart since 3 years ago. I treated by nitrogen and then disappeared, .. and i dont have ever that now ,, Is it possible that I have completely recovered from the virus.. im pregnant know can i infect my baby through breast f

Hi .i  infected by genital wart  since 3 years ago. I treated  by nitrogen and then disappeared,   .. and i dont have ever that now ,,  Is it possible that I have completely recovered from the virus.. im pregnant know can i infect my baby through breast f

Gone is gone: Once the HPV warts have been treated and have been documented to have departed, unless there is a visible recurrence then they are now GONE and there is no risk to the delivery of your baby nor can it be transmitted by the breast. Tell your OB MD so she/he can check the genital area prior to the delivery to be certain. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 1 genital wart?

Is it possible to have 1 genital wart?

Yes: Genital warts can be small measuring only a few mm or larger cauliflower like lesions. It is possible to only have a solitary lesion or several lesions at the same time. ...Read more

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Can genital wart be dangerous immediately after getting it treated?

Dangerous?: A genital wart is never "dangerous" in the sense of causing serious or life-threatening illness. However, it's still possible that you could transmit it to someone else despite having been treated. ...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 also known as Warts. Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more