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My Husband Has Gential Warts Can I Get Them And How Long Does It Take
Yes: Chances are you already have the virus that causes genital warts, human papillomavirus, hpv, mostly types 6 and 11. You have a 70% chance of infection with this virus by one unprotected sex with an infected individual via direct skin-to-skin contact. Only 1-5% infected will develop genital warts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: I usually start people by using liquid nitrogen. I cryo these every week to 10 days until gone. Did your doc in miami use the cryotreatment? Theres 3 applications..Podofilox, Imiquimod and sinecatechin. I'm guessing your on the Imiquimod (aldara?)...Max of 16 weeks. Any other medical issues..Like hiv? Bacause it will effect tx. If you have ?'s my email is infections.Specialist@gmail.Com. ...Read more
My 15 year old girlfriend has had DVT can it come back and cause cancer? If so how long does it take and how can we prevent it?
No such guarantee: First there is no guarantee that she does not already have oral herpes. Most people with oral herpes got it as children from other family members. A blood test is the only accurate way to assess her herpes status. Second you are contagious when you don't have a sore as well. ...Read more
Hi doctor. I have gential warts on my penis, and my doctor gave me podofilox, and it's affected my penis. Do you know how long it will go away?
Speak to your doctor: Usually may take couple of wks, speak to you doctor who know size and extent of disease. ...Read more
How long do warts live out side its host.. I have been diagnosed with plantar warts and i was also told it can get into me cloths and spread.
I have hsv2 all over my body and am taking acyclovir, how long does it take to go away and can it reoccur? If so what should I do?
Several days.: Gonorrhea is easily treated with a single dose of the following antibiotics: cefixime, ceftriaxone, cephalosporin. Gonorrhea can take several days for symptoms to disappear. If symptoms don't go away after treatment, you should see your doctor for re-evaluation.You should avoid all sexual activity until your body is free from infection. Have your partner tested & treated to avoid reinfection. ...Read more
Warts: Depends on how they got treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
How is it possible for me to get chlamydia and not my fiance? Can I go years without knowing I have it?? Does this diesease go dormant?
A few possibilities: Urine tests in men miss up to 10% of infections. Chlamydia can self cure in a few weeks in men; he may have had it, now cleared. Maybe he was treated but didn't admit it. "Years" is too long, but you may have had it from a past partner and your fiance just lucky he didn't catch it from you. The test isn't perfect, small chance your result is false. The main thing now is that both need treatment. ...Read more
I have phytophotodermatitis from limes. My hands are blotchy/hyperpigmented. How can I get my hands back to normal? How long will it take?
Sun protection: Phytophotodermatitis should be treated just like other contact allergies, but with an emphasis on good sun protection (broad spectrums sunscreens). Topical steroids can help initially to improve the redness and the itch. The hyperpigmented spots, however, can take months to go away. Sometimes a dermatologist can prescribe a bleaching cream, to help in the meantime. Hope this helps & good luck! ...Read more
I have a infected tooth how long does it take the anitbotics to get into my system and stop hurting?
24-48 hours: But remember, antibiotic only controls infection in/around a tooth...doesn't cure it. When the course of antibiotics is over, pain and infection will come roaring right back. You need definitive dental treatment to remove all infected tissue. See your Dentist for appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have swollen glands how long will it take to go away and is it contagious if i kiss my boyfriend ?
Is it contagious?: The questions are 1) what is the cause of the swollen "glands" (is that lymph nodes or parotid, or salivary glands, or...?)? And 2) is it contagious? If your parotid is swollen from an obstructing stone, it has nothing to do with infection and is not contagious. The correct quesions and answer are needed... ...Read more
Just found out I have highrisk hpv and cin1! Some say they will go away is that true? How long does it take?? How do i get rid of them quicker?
Why was pap done?: Immune system clears HPV, typically in several months. HPV DNA may persist and infection may reactivate years later, but usually doesn't. Why did you have a pap anyway? Paps are no longer recommended before age 25. If your HPV and CIN1 were never detected, they would have cleared on their own, with almost no cancer risk and none of this unnecessary worry. Get HPV vaccine, prevent future problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treated?: If treated, days to weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had genital warts in my penis for 2 years now and seems to be exactly same size. How can I get them to go away?
Not without: Surgical removal, which should be done.Get a more detailed answer ›
Avoid blood contact: You are unlikely at risk for HIV from your brother. Hiv is spread through unprotected sexual contact or sharing infected needles. I'm assuming you're doing neither with your brother, so your risk is minimal. I would avoid blood contact if you have an open sore or cut, but intact skin will protect you from hiv. Would not share razors or toothbrushes, but okay to share eating utensils, toilet, etc. ...Read more
How do I get rid of a sun blister that's on my bottom lip quickly?, it hurts and i just want it gone, and how long does it take to go away?
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