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Hi,I would like to know.How comes bacterial stis and parasites curable but not viruses.I had pubic lice,Herpes,flat warts.
A virus is able to: Become part of our cellular DNA.They are then able to replicate in our r normal cell.Killing virions would often mean killing our cells .The ability to get rid of the changed without killing our cell is not there yet without it being toxic.wWe are getting there though.Bacteria and parasites operate outside our cellular material.tThus the agents we use to kill them are working outside of our cell ...Read more
Genital Warts: Sometimes these spots have many areas where infection with important forms of bacteria, and yeasts, which emit pungent odors,,,,so again, There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, My Best advice would be to call and make in appointment with the dermatologist. ...Read more
Herpes and warts: While technically herpes, caused by herpesvirus , and genital warts, caused by HPV virus are not the same entity, both are considered venereal in nature and both can distribute onto the pubic area of a man or woman. For this reason, a condom may actually not protect sexual partners from spread by contact. There are vaccinations to prevent HPV and pills to suppress outbreaks of genital herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have developed a small wort looking bump in my pubic hair. I ve only had one partner for the past year and she has no bumps or warts.
Wart possible: If it looks like a wart, make sure to use barrier protection and seek evaluation. Control of evident disease is important to decrease transmission. Barrier protection still is not 100% effective. It is impossible to say whether this lesion was contracted from your current partner or your prior contacts. Warts can become evident many months after viral exposure. ...Read more
I have a small wart like growth in my pubic area where it joins with the groin. It has a thin base and is easily movable and shiny texture.What is it?
Wart vs skin tag: A doctor can help decide what it is -or you can upload a pic here on Healthtap and get a diagnosis. Either way, it sounds like it could easily be ablated -or destroyed. Ideally a doctor could do that by freezing it off with liquid nitrogen, or giving you medication to try chemical destruction. I would favor the first option, as it's in a sensitive area. These are common issues-don't worry too much ...Read more
I have a small skin growth in my pubic mound that I've had for as long as I can remember. I recently began to worry that it may be a wart. Please help?
Watch and wait: If it has been there a long time, it is likely to be wart. You may watch it periodically and consult a doctor if: it doubles in size, becomes irregular in shape or color, ulcerates or bleeds, or if more spots develop. ...Read more
I have clusters of bumps on the underside of my penis and sack and pubic area. I don't know if it is herpes or warts. I have pictures as well.
See answer: Most common causes of multiple bumps on the genital are include: 1) fordyce spots which are prominent sebaceous and consist of small elevated papules or flat spots which are yellow-white in color; 2) molluscum contagiosum which is a viral infection with 1-5mm bumps, flesh-colored, dome-shaped, and pearly in appearance with a dimpled center; and 3) genital warts (hpv). Compare pics of these 3. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have around 12 small separate spots spread around my pubic area, groin and stomach. They are a tad itchy and hard on the surface. Herpes? Warts?
Difficult to tell: without examining in person. I would schedule an appt. with your PCP for an evaluation to determine what these spots are on in your genital region. Good luck! ...Read more