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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


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Are genital warts the same warts some people get on their hands?

Are genital warts the same warts some people get on their hands?

They are related: Warts are mostly caused by viruses, and the ones that cause genital warts fall into one group of subtypes. The warts on fingers and feet, plantar warts, are in a different family. But all are contagious, so it is wise to be careful and limit exposure of your skin to any skin with warts. ...Read more

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Husband has warts on hand.If he touches my vagina can I get genital warts?

Husband has warts on hand.If he touches my vagina can I get genital warts?

Warts: Warts are all caused by human papilloma virus, but different strains cause different types of warts. [see chart] if your husband has common warts on his hand, theoretically you could get them on your vagina, but they would not be the genital wart strain. ...Read more

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Is it more likely to catch genital warts on ure hands threw masterbation than it is to catch then in ure mouth from oral when warts are inside urethra?

Is it more likely to catch genital warts on ure hands threw masterbation than it is to catch then in ure mouth from oral when warts are inside urethra?

Some times possible: Warts are caused by human papilloma virus hpv all hpv are not same by geno type hpv 16, 18, 31 cause genital wars also cause ca of cervix location depends on geno types, possible to get implanted other locations. ...Read more

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What are the odds genital warts could be spread from scrotum to hand contact? The person said they were polyps but i think he was lying.

What are the odds genital warts could be spread from scrotum to hand contact? The person said they were polyps but i think he was lying.

HPV: In general here is what we know about the wart virus. 96% of americans are exposed to one of the hundred plus strains of this virus by the time they are in their early twenties. Every person under 26 should have the hpv vaccine. Transmission of the virus is skin to skin. So, yes, if by chance you are the rare person without hpv exposure at your age your hand can pick it up from another's skin. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

Hpv is a sexually contracted viral infection. It is contagious and has been linked to cervical and some penile cancers. There are some good new treatments so ...Read more


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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


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