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I used protection but I got genital warts. How is this possible?

I used protection but I got genital warts.  How is this possible?

HPV virus: The hpv virus can come in contact with areas not covered by the protection such as the lower abdomen. It then grows slowly within skin cells for a long time before a visible skin lesion is seen. It can spread from scratching or trimming hair. See a dermatologist to treat an any active lesions. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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Is this genital warts? I have been monogamous for over a year now. Prior to that I have mostly always used protection but here and there i would not. I have never had an STD and have been tested prior to my relationship now. About 3 months ago i noticed t

Is this genital warts? I have been monogamous for over a year now. Prior to that I have mostly always used protection but here and there i would not. I have never had an STD and have been tested prior to my relationship now. About 3 months ago i noticed t

It's possible: No way to know based on information you have provided, but genital warts could be present in this cirumstance. Almost everyone gets genital HPV at one time or another, even with few partners and/or consistent condom use. Warts often show up a year or more after catching HPV Probably your prior STD testing didn't include HPV. See your doctor or an STD, GUM, or sexual health clinic. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

Viral infection: These are warts caused by a virus. This is common this day and age and is a sexually transmitted disease. They may be very visible or not visible at all. Guardisil is an immunization used to prevent certain sero types of the virus so as to help prevent cervical cancer. It is given to young females and some give it to males. The wart is caused by the human papilloma virus. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

Tumor: A tumor caused by the human papillomavirus in the genital region. ...Read more

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Does genital warts itch?

Does genital warts itch?

Possible: Warts in general do not itch. But in the genital area, they may become irritated and can be itchy. Please see a dermatologist or primary care doctor for evaluation to make sure there are no other reasons for the itch. ...Read more

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How to cure genital warts?

Genital warts: There is no single effective cure for removal of genital warts. A number of treatment options exist; however, no treatment is 100% effective in eliminating warts and preventing them from coming back in all patients. It also is not possible to eliminate infection with human papillomavirus once it has occurred. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10%-20% of people over 3-5 months. ...Read more

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How to cure genital warts?

No cure: There is no cure, but there are many treatments and 2 vaccines. ...Read more

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Can genital warts be hard?

Yes: Genital warts are harder and raised from the normal skin. May be slightly darker in color. ...Read more

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Is genital warts harmful ?

Is genital warts harmful ?

Yes: Yes genital warts are caused by hpv virus, contagious in female they can cause cancer of cervix and must be treated. Vaccination is available to prevent cervical cancer by avoiding the infection. ...Read more

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Are genital warts dangerous?

Warts : Genital warts pose the greatest threat to women exposed to certain strains of the virus responsible for genital warts. In some cases, cervical cancer may develop. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more