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Do genital warts recur in the same place?

Do genital warts recur in the same place?

may recur: Yes, they can recur, if human papillovirus persists. ...Read more

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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Can there be a recurring effect to HPV / genital warts?

Can there be a recurring effect to HPV / genital warts?

For some patients: It depends on the strain of the virus; some strains are more aggressive and prone to cause recurrences, while others are not. Also, the patient's immune status is very important as well. Immunocompromised states are a risk factor for recurrences of hpv-mediated disease (cervical dysplasia, genital warts). ...Read more

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Had genital warts over 10 yrs ago w no reoccurrence in over 10 years pregnant now any concerns I should have?

Had genital warts over 10 yrs ago w no reoccurrence in over 10 years pregnant now any concerns I should have?

HPV: HPV may be silent and cause no obvious outward signs, and most often the immune system will clear the virus. A history of warts removed 10 years ago, without any recurrence, likely indicates no presence of virus. As well, if you have had Pap smears routinely, this would pick up evidence of virus. Sounds like all is fine, and hope you have an uneventful pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is genital warts?

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

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