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My genital wart was hurting yesterday. Bubble bath?

My genital wart was hurting yesterday. Bubble bath?

Possible: I guess it is possible that bubble bath may have caused some irritation or that the wart was already irritated and more sensitive but this doesn't seem to me to be a common complaint. ...Read more

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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Does getting a genital wart hurt?

Does getting a genital wart hurt?

Nope: Warts themselves are painless and usually don't even itch. However, if warts are allowed to become especially large before being removed or treated, they can be a source of bacterial skin infection which might be itchy or painful. ...Read more

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Can you rip a genital wart off? Will it hurt?

Can you rip a genital wart off? Will it hurt?

Don't do it: It will hurt, it will bleed, and you are setting yourself up for infection. One low cost test for a genital wart is to hold a vinegar soaked pad to it for 10 minutes and if it turns white it is a genital wart. A doctor can confirm the diagnosis and freeze it off. ...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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Do genital wart breakouts ever stop happening?

Do genital wart breakouts ever stop happening?

Yes, they stop: Genital warts typically stop recurring within a few months. Get each outbreak treated with medical advice, and they'll stop pretty soon. The HPV infection causing them will be cleared by your immune system. Genital warts are an inconvenience, but not a serious health problem. Hang in there! Also, if you haven't been vaccinated to prevent additional HPV infection, do it now. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Can Duofilm be used as genital wart remover?

Beware: I would strongly encouraged you to avoid over the counter wart removers, whether it be salicylic acid based or cold based when addressing genital warts. That area is quite sensitive and is best addressed by your primary care doctor or dermatologists. Remember you can do more harm than good trying to treat these at home. ...Read more

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What is the difference between condyloma acuntum and genital wart ?

 What is the difference between condyloma acuntum and genital wart ?

Subtype: Condyloma acuminatum is often used for the big benign genital warts. HPV is a spectrum. If you are a candidate for the vaccine, please get it. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to remove an external genital wart while pregnant?

Are there any natural ways to remove an external genital wart while pregnant?

Green tea extract: There is an fda approved green tea extract that can be used during pregnancy. If you want to go even more natural, you can try applying warm green tea bags for 10 minutes 2-3 times daily. ...Read more

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