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Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

No: Warts are small virus-induced tumors and like most tumors they are not painful unless they are traumatized or involvinh a nerve (the latter is very rare) ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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Can type 1 herpes occur in the genital area?

Can type 1 herpes occur in the genital area?

Yes: Old thought was that hsv 1 was oral, hsv 2 was genital. Later data shows that either can affect either location. ...Read more

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Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...Read more

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Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Can be STD: Presence of bumps and blisters + pain your indicated further is suggesting herpes genitalis. Go and see your doctor for exam, std screen, correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Culture and therapy: get a bacterial culture of the boils and get on antibiotic therapy. Call for a GYN evaluation. ...Read more

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Do genital warts multiply in number, covering the entire genital area?

Do genital warts multiply in number, covering the entire genital area?

Yes: Since genital warts are a viral infection they can spread as any other infection. It is possible to have them be extensive enough to cover the area. This problem needs help by a dermatologist as this infection can be spread to others. ...Read more

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I have irritation in the genital area.

I have irritation in the genital area.

Needs to be checked: We can not answer your question as we do not have enough information about the irritation.We don't know what you mean by irritation and what part of your genital is irritated.I suggest you get it checked by your doctor to find out if it needs any treatment ...Read more

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Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Herpes: Outbreaks from herpes happen at the site that one was infected. They do not travel or migrate elsewhere on the body. The reason we no longer define herpes by the words 'oral' and 'genital' is that you can get these viruses on any part of your body exposed to them. ...Read more

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Are spots in the genital area normal?

Not necessarily.: Medical evaluation should help to clarify what these evaluations are. ...Read more

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Painful inflamed lump in female genital area?

Painful inflamed lump in female genital area?

See a doctor: Any type of skin disorder is best handled in person where the doctor can see and feel it to know exaclty what it is. It could be herpes or a cyst or a bartholin's cyst. Get it checked out asap. You might need some antibiotics or surgery to have it removed. ...Read more

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Are genital herpes sores like canker sores on the genital area?

Are genital herpes sores like canker sores on the genital area?

Ony superficially: Genital herpes is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the virus herpes simplex type 2 (hsv2). It's related to the virus that causes cold sores or fever blisters in your mouth: hsv1. Canker sores are small ulcers on your tongue or the lining of your cheeks that are probably autoimmune in origin. We don't think cankers are of viral origin because they're not contagious. ...Read more

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Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Possible: Since herpes causes open sores, it is possible to have some bleeding associated with it, but that is not a common sign of herpes. Of course if you are having abnormal bleeding, you should see a doctor to rule out other causes. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Are genital sores and genital herpes the same?

Are genital sores and genital herpes the same?

Yes, maybe: If you have soreness, burning blister on the genital area is most likely a herpes genitalia. The term "sore" is not specific. I'd advise having a doctor lookat you. ...Read more

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Is hsv-1 in genital area serious? Do flare ups happen often from hsv-1 in genitals?

Herpes One: There is no way to give you an accurate answer. But, in general herpes one acts like herpes two as far as shedding and potential for contagiousness. Most people who are infected do not have visible flare ups with either virus but they can still be contagious. ...Read more

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Can hsv-1 in genital area cause enlarged tastebuds that are painless just from the virus being in body?

Can hsv-1 in genital area cause enlarged tastebuds that are painless just from the virus being in body?

Maybe okay, but...: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. What you describe may be physiologic, & not a result of viral exposure. However have your doctor check your tongue for any concerning pigmented or growing lesions. ...Read more

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Are moles in genital area normal?

Are moles in genital area normal?

Yes: Moles can occur anywhere on the body, however, infection with human papilloma virus (hpv) a sexually transmitted disease, can cause growths that look like moles. If you are sexually active, please have these moles evaluated by your physician. ...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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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more