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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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What can you do if you have genital warts?

What can you do if you have genital warts?

Specialist: See a dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. If they really are just warts, treatments can be very simple... Just make sure you know what they are before treatment. Dermatologists are the specialist i would go to. ...Read more

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Would you have genital warts if you and your is each others first experience with sex?

Would you have genital warts if you and your is each others first experience with sex?

Almost impossible: However, people are not always honest regarding whether or not they are experiencing sex for the first time. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts do you have hiv?

No: Genital warts are caused by human papilloma virus, not hiv. They are two totally different viruses. That said folks with HIV are more prone to warts due to lowered immunity, and those with sexual practices which expose them to genital warts ( unprotected sex, unsafe sex, etc) exposé themselves to a greater chance to contract hiv. Be careful and practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible to tell if you have genital warts through a blood test?

Is it possible to tell if you have genital warts through a blood test?

No: Blood and serum testing for the virus causing hpv is not available. The diagnosis is made clinically by exam, or from a biopsy. ...Read more

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How do you tell a new girlfriend/boyfriend you have genital warts without them halting the relationship?

How do you tell a new girlfriend/boyfriend you have genital warts without them halting the relationship?

Openly and honestly: Genital warts can cause cervical cancer. That is serious. Therefore if you want to get into a serious realtionship, your have to know what you are dealing with. If the other person halts ther realtionship, that is serious but not as serious as not dealing with the disease at hand. Would you want to be in a realationship that was not serious enough or cared enought to deal with this problem? ...Read more

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If you have genital warts does it show up on your pap test?

If you have genital warts does it show up on your pap test?

No: Only cancerous cells show up if they are there.There is no such test for the warts which are diagnosed visually. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts and get them treated and they go away , if you decide to get pregnant will they come back for sure on anyone?

If you have genital warts and get them treated and they go away , if you decide to get pregnant will they come back for sure on anyone?

Not necessarily: Warts are tricky as they can appear to be gone but actually are not and will grow back , so it takes persistence in eradicating warts but they can be treated successfully. And , no , pregnancy does not in and of itself cause warts to grow back. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have genital warts are you more likely to have cervical cancer?

Yes: Based upon research, there upwards of a 60% chance that women with genital warts will have an abnormal pap smear. Some pap smear abnormalities indicate that a woman has cervical dysplasia which is a precursor to cervical cancer. Warts are caused by 2 types of human papillomavirus, & several other types of hpv cause cervical dysplasia & cancer. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts in mouth our tounge will it go away bye it self?

Genital warts: These warts generally don't go away on their own. Most require some sort of therapy. An ENT or dermatologist can help. Best of luck. ...Read more

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If you have genital warts will your pap smear being tested for HPV be positive because of genital warts?

If you have genital warts will your pap smear being tested for HPV be positive because of genital warts?

Not necessarily: The strains that cause genital lesions are different from the ones that cause cervical changes.Having genital lesions does not prevent you from getting the strains that cause cervical changes.Paps are a screening test for pre-cancerous changes and as a screening test is not specific to what caused those changes. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

Viral infection: These are warts caused by a virus. This is common this day and age and is a sexually transmitted disease. They may be very visible or not visible at all. Guardisil is an immunization used to prevent certain sero types of the virus so as to help prevent cervical cancer. It is given to young females and some give it to males. The wart is caused by the human papilloma virus. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

Tumor: A tumor caused by the human papillomavirus in the genital region. ...Read more

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Does genital warts itch?

Does genital warts itch?

Possible: Warts in general do not itch. But in the genital area, they may become irritated and can be itchy. Please see a dermatologist or primary care doctor for evaluation to make sure there are no other reasons for the itch. ...Read more

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How to cure genital warts?

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

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How to cure genital warts?

No cure: There is no cure, but there are many treatments and 2 vaccines. ...Read more

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Can genital warts be hard?

Yes: Genital warts are harder and raised from the normal skin. May be slightly darker in color. ...Read more

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Is genital warts harmful ?

Is genital warts harmful ?

Yes: Yes genital warts are caused by hpv virus, contagious in female they can cause cancer of cervix and must be treated. Vaccination is available to prevent cervical cancer by avoiding the infection. ...Read more

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