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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 tell the difference between a skin tag or genital wart in the vagina?

How do I tell the difference between a skin tag or genital wart in the vagina?

Genital Wart Vrs Tag: The difference between genital warts and a skin tag is very distinctive. Genital warts are the result of a sexually transmitted disease (std). A skin tag is the result of age, pregnancy, obesity and heredity. In addition, other factors (such as symptoms) make these two conditions different. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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During pregnancy i was told that i had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?

During pregnancy i was told that i had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?

Don't have it ,gone: Unlike herpes virus which stays in the body , genital warts caused by hpv virus , once gone by treatment or by your own immunity they are gone , and no longer in your body. Young woman are advised to have vaccination to prevent future cancer of cervix. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a skin tag on vagina labia or is this a genital wart? Is there any way to tell the difference? One small bump

Is it possible to have a skin tag on vagina labia or is this a genital wart? Is there any way to tell the difference? One small bump

Atypical for warts: Certainly a skin tag could occur in this location, and genital warts usually don't appear singly -- i.e. without several such bumps, warts are less likely. Skin tags typically are soft and easily pushed around, whereas warts typically are fixed pretty firmly and less mobile. But if you remain uncertain, get checked. Better safe than sorry. ...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?

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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Warts (Definition)

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Verruca (Definition)

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