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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

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


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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?

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?

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?

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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How are genital warts spread?

Genital Warts: Genital warts are usually spread by direct contact. ...Read more

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How are genital warts treated?

Destruction: Genital warts are from type 6 & 11 human papillomavirus infection. They are the most common sexually transmitted disease & must be destroyed to treat. This includes treatment with topical medications, as well as laser ablation, excision & removal or freezing. There is a 30% chance of recurrence with this type of infection. ...Read more

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How can I treat genital warts?

Meds or destruction: There are some home treatments that you may use by prescription. The two best that I like are Condylox (podofilox) Gel or veragen gel. At the office I prefer to treat genital warts with both liquid nitrogen and the pulsed dye laser. ...Read more

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I believe I have genital warts?

Genital warts: Are a commonly acquired sexually transmitted infection that appears as small, cauliflower like growths on the skin. The easiest way to diagnose them is from direct visualization by a medical professional. Treatment may involve topical cream, freezing or even minor surgery. As always, be sure to practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How long do genital warts last?

How long do genital warts last?

Genital warts: Genital warts can be a clinical manifestation of human papilomavirus. Up to 90 percent of them are associated with HPV. Although treatment can get rid of them they often recur in 20 to 30 percent of people. Spontaneous regression occurs in 40%. Many warts remain asymptomatic and can last for months. Treatment is medical and sometimes surgical. ...Read more

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Causes of genital warts in men?

Causes of genital warts in men?

Human papillomavirus: Genital warts are a sexually transmitted disease caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV). There are over 100 types of HPV that are sexually transmitted, but only two of them (HPV6, HPV11) cause most warts. A highly effective vaccine prevents infection with HPV 6 and 11, as well as 7 other HPV types that cause the large majority of genital, anal, and throat cancers. ...Read more

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How fast do genital warts grow?

How fast do genital warts grow?

Highly vary...: Its pace of growth highly varies from (-) to zero to fast to reflect individual defense mechanism against hpv. So, it's hard to predict and just watch and work with doctor. Note: a recurrence rate of some 50% over time after rx is expected, and many hpv-infected persons are just its carriers with no symptoms or signs of hpv. ...Read more

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Does genital warts ever go away?

Maybe: More important, you are at increased risk of cancer in later life. You also may have been exposed to other pathogens, which can be devastating. It you do not have access to primary care or an urologist. Check into a public health clinic. ...Read more

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How to get ride of genital warts?

GENITAL WARTS RX: Aldara cream, Condylox (podofilox) Gel are two of the prescription medications that dermatologists and recommending for genital warts. They are expensive. There are no over-the-counter medications for this as yet. Best luck. ...Read more

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What does genital warts look like?

See below: Visit this site for images of genital warts.
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Can han warts cause genital warts?

Yes: Warts are contagious if the area is susceptible. Not all body parts and not all people are susceptible. Also, there are 99 species of hpv. The one that causes common warts on your hand is not the same one that causes cervical cancer. Regardless, watch where and who you touch with that hand, and see a dermatologist to get rid of it. ...Read more

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Can genital warts go by themselves?

Yes: They are caused by a virus and your body's immune system will tend to eliminate it. This could take a while though because the viruses tend to go to places where they are difficult to reach and attack. ...Read more

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How large can genital warts become?

How large can genital warts become?

Large clusters: Unttreated genital warts can form clusters and masses that can be mistaken for a tumor, especially in the rectal area, where they might not be noticed. ...Read more

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Can I clear genital warts at home?

See your doctor: Genital warts are caused by the hpv virus family and are often treated in the office with freezing with cryotherapy or with electrocautery. In addition, between visits prescription to use at home are often given including either Aldara cream, Condylox (podofilox) Gel or other medications. Also, Gardasil is a vaccine that helps prevent some hpv infections. See a dermatologist to discuss options. ...Read more

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Do genital warts have a root system?

No: Herpesvirus and hpv are usually the cause of multicentric genital tract infection. Virus involves nuclear rna-dna of the invected cells and does not have any ' roots'.
Thank you for question. ...Read more

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What are the causes of genital warts?

A virus: A sexually transmitted virus called human papilloma virus is the cause of warts. ...Read more

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How are genital warts usually spread?

Contact: Warts are spread by contact with infected skin. ...Read more

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What are the causes of genital warts?

Through sexual conta: They are caused by the human papilloma virus, (certain strains) that is transmitted from skin contact, most often during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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How can I put an end to genital warts?

How can I put an end to genital warts?

Warts: Warts may be treated with a variety of topical creams, liquid nitrogen, or surgery to name a few, depending on the size, number, and location. See a dermatologist for treatment options. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have genital warts?

Warts on your crotch: Condyloma look like warts but they show up on the penis, anus, labia and can be very small or grow to be enormous. Get checked out if you have any question. ...Read more

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How easy is it to catch genital warts?

Easily transmitted: Genital warts are caused by hpv virus. If you have visible genital warts, then in all likelihood, you have exposed recent partners to the strains of hpv virus that caused them in the first place (or your partner to you!). Most of us, though, by virtue of being human beings who are sexually active, have already been exposed to many strains of the hpv virus. Talk to your doctor about treatment! ...Read more

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