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How To Tell A New Girlfriend You Have Genital Warts
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How can you tell if genital warts are recurring or a new strain had warts .....Two years gone...Until protected sex with new partner
Hello. : Hello. A gynecologist may be able to provide more exact information. There are some great gynecologists that answer questions on avvo.Com so hopefully one or more of them will also respond to your question. There are over 100 strains of hpv virus. The majority of strains do not cause cancer. Testing can be used to identify hpv strains. Many people who test positive for the hpv virus have more than one strain. ...Read more
HPV: I assume "hoc" should be "hpv". Of the 100 hpv types, about 60 cause warts mostly on the hands or feet. The other 40 or so are sexually transmitted, and are drawn to the body's mucous membranes, such as the moist layers around the anal and genital areas. Low-risk hpv strains, such as hpv 6 and 11, cause about 90% of genital warts, which rarely develop into cancer. But they are contagious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Podophilox self edministered twice daily x days, reat up 3 times with 4 day intervals as necessary. Cryotherapy repeated after 2 weeks if necessary. Surgical removal by excision, curettege &/or electrocautery. No treatment is 100% reliable. Best discuss with dermatologist, urologist, gynecologist or family dr with experience in managing stds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Genital warts can be treated with various medications. Do not try otc wart removals as these are not intended to treat the sensitive areas where genital warts are found. They can also be treated with freezing, cautery (burning), surgical excision or laser. It would be best to see your doctor sooner than later as these warts can grow and spread over time. ...Read more
Yes: Although it is unusual for HPV induced genital warts to spread to other skin sites, they can spread to mucous membranes and also to the vocal cords. SO, if you have active genital lesions, partner should avoid oral sex. Also can transmit to infant during birth, so make sure to tell OB if you have lesions and you are pregnant. Then you both can discuss options to reduce risk of transmission. ...Read more
Need to see picture: Otherwise can not tell. Either send a picture, which would be anonymous ; secure, or see a dermatologist or veneriologist. ...Read more
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