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My 23 years old fren had a sex w/his bf 2 years ago.It was just lately when she found out his bf has STD genital warts, will my fren be infected?

My 23 years old fren had a sex w/his bf 2 years ago.It was just lately when she found out his bf has STD genital warts, will my fren be infected?

Not sure: Your friend should be seen by a gynecologist. When a pap smear is done they can see if there is any virus in the cells. The gynecologist can also look for warts inside the vagina. If there are no warts i would suggest getting the vaccine to prevent genital warts called gardasil. It is a series of three injections. ...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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What should I do if I have the potential to spread HPV as an std, genital warts or even cervical cancer?

What should I do if I have the potential to spread HPV as an std, genital warts or even cervical cancer?

Love responsibly: This is 2014 and hopefully you use barrier protection except with your one-and-only-for-a-lifetime. Get immunized so as not to pick up anything else. Whoever you're with should already have done the same. And stop worrying. The only hpv lesions that result in death or mutilation are the ones that people neglect. Pap smears (her) ; checking yourself (him) are all that's required. ...Read more

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Can I have genital warts/std although i've never had sex?

Can I have genital warts/std although i've never had sex?

Not likely: Sexual contact is how the papilloma virus is transmitted which causes genital warts. If you have not been sexually active it would be most unusual to contract this problem. ...Read more

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....Stds.. How is the best way to get rid of genital warts. Have tried for 4yrs and it keeps cumn back only in certain area.?

....Stds..  How is the best way to get rid of genital warts. Have tried for 4yrs and it keeps cumn back only in certain area.?

Genital Warts: Prescription medicines include: imiquimod (aldara) podophyllin and Podofilox (condylox) trichloroacetic acid (tca) veregen zyclara the warts may be removed with surgery, including: cryosurgery electrocauterization laser therapy surgical excision (cutting them out). ...Read more

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My boyfriend's ex was rumoured to have genital warts. I couldn't see any physically on his genital area so could i still get the std?

My boyfriend's ex was rumoured to have genital warts. I couldn't see any physically on his genital area so could i still get the std?

Yes: Your partner can have hpv on his penis, as the warts that the hpv forms can be extremely small or it can infect the tissue without forming a wart, so if you were my pt. In coral springs, fl, i would do an hpv culture of the cervix- that will detect the virus even if the pap is normal and i would inspect the vulva with a colpolscope to see if you have an small condyloma which u may or may not. ...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