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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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Please tell me what can I do about genital warts?

Please tell me what can I do about genital warts?

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

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Can u tell me about low risk hoc that causes genital warts?

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 more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to treat genital warts?

Please tell me how long it takes for to treat genital warts?

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 more

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Please tell me can genital warts spread to other parts of the body?

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

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Please tell me, could somrene tell me of this is genital warts or not?

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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Can you tell me when will my genital warts clear up (even temporarily)?

Can you tell me when will my genital warts clear up (even temporarily)?

Genital Warts: Are a form of human papilloma virus and they sometimes completely resolve (sorry, I have no time line for you). Are you getting treatment? ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagnosed with genital warts, how do I tell her?

Matter of fact: You tell your partner that you have been diagnosed with a viral infection caused by HPV. HPV infection is actually the MOST COMMON STD, Your partner needs to know so they can be watchful for symptoms. Also, if she is young enough ( ...Read more

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I would like to know if you can tell me if I have genital warts. What are the symptoms?

Agree w Dr. Rao,: In person medical assessment will provide you with the answer that you seek. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i just discovered small genital warts i know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Can you tell me if i just discovered small genital warts i know its a concern but can I get rid of them a.S.A.P?

Yes: Small warts are easily treated with cautery or laser and this is quick they may return once or twice after treatment there are creams that treat the disease over a period of time and will treat areas where the virus is not exhibiting itself as warts. ...Read more

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Please can someone tell me if these look like genital warts? I am going doctors on monday. Http://s2.Postimage.Org/4wtg894fd/image.Jpg

Please can someone tell me if these look like genital warts? I am going doctors on monday. Http://s2.Postimage.Org/4wtg894fd/image.Jpg

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid genital warts..?

Can you tell me how to get rid genital warts..?

Go see your doctor.: There are medications or surgical procedures done at the office that can help remove them. •Take the necessary precautions to prevent trauma to the area, which can result in bleeding. •Be careful to prevent transmission to a sexual partner. •Because the warts themselves are infectious, avoid touching them. Do not pick or squeeze the warts. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of genital warts? Please

See a doctor: You need to see a gynecologist. The doctor can tell you the treatment options. Keep in mind that genital warts are contagious ! ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are there other causes of genital warts besides hpv?

No: The human papillomavirus (hpv) causes genital warts. There are more than 40 different strains of hpv. Typically spread by sexual contact. The good news is that they are usually treatable (either with medication or surgery)...But may recur...See your doctor. ...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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Could you tell me why haven't my HPV genital warts gone away after 2 weeks?

Could you tell me why haven't my HPV genital warts gone away after 2 weeks?

Confusing question: Anogenital warts caused by hpv can persist for months or years. Even with cryotherapy or laser treatment, they often recur because the germ can persist in normal occurring tissue. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have genital warts and they get really bad does that mean I have hiv?

Can you tell me if I have genital warts and they get really bad does that mean I have hiv?

Not Necessarily.: It means you have a sexually transmitted disease. HIV is also a sexually transmitted disease. It means you were exposed to a patient that had sexual intercourse with the HPV virus. Which means you are at risk for other STDs. You should go to your doctor or an STD clinic to check you for other possible STDs. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any natural ways to remove external genital warts while pregnant?

Not sure: There are no natural ways to remove a wart. Probably the best treatment locally would be freezing or cryotherapy. Any other of the liquid treatments are toxic. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more


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Warts (Definition)

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