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Is there a cure for venereal warts? I've been completely abstinent for 9yrs, not even a kiss-how can this just now appear!? Can u get it from toilets?

Is there a cure for venereal warts? I've been completely abstinent for 9yrs, not even a kiss-how can this just now appear!? Can u get it from toilets?

Viral infections: are usually for life - you may not have symptoms all the time. first make sure these are "warts" - not all genital rashes are concerning - but some are. Have a pro take a look or a culture/swab to confirm HPV versus HSV. Do your blood / urine screens. Toilets are blamed for many infections and some pregnancies, standard hygiene care and safe sex when you do become active is prudent until you know. ...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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If my partner has caught a venereal wart on the skin of his penis & I don't have it, does it mean that he's had sex with another person?

If my partner has caught a venereal wart on the skin of his penis & I don't have it, does it mean that he's had sex with another person?

Not necessarily: Not everyone gets the physical stigmata of the genital wart, as some may be carriers and just not get the wart itself. However, someone would have gotten the virus somewhere in their lifetime, possibly before your relationship as an example. tough to know for sure in many cases. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are warts?

What are warts?

Warts: Warts are small, usually painless growths on the skin caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (hpv). Most, but not all, are generally harmless. Warts can be disfiguring and embarrassing. Sometimes they itch or hurt (particularly on the feet). Some warts spread through sex. ...Read more

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What causes warts?

What causes warts?

Skin virus: Warts are caused by a slow-growing skin virus. They are contagious (although not as much as a cold), so if someone with a wart on their foot walks barefoot on the ground and you walk in the same place, you can get them. If you think you have one, have your Dr. take a look. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Yes: Warts are usually caused by the human papillomavirus. If you have warts, you caught them from someone. ...Read more

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Are warts contagious?

Absolutely: Yes, warts can be transmitted from one person to another. There are a number of different modalities for treatment - your physician can go over what is best for you. ...Read more

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How to prevent warts?

How to prevent warts?

Depends on location: Warts are caused by viruses. Sometimes a person has something she calls a wart, but may not be a viral wart. In those cases, the wart-like thing might not be a real wart. Common warts (not on the genitals) don't have a know prevention method. Genital warts can be prevented by the HPV vaccine, which prevents some (not all) of the viruses that cause genital warts. All teens should be vaccinated. ...Read more

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How to treat flat warts?

Flat Warts: Warts often go away without treatment.Over-the-counter treatments that contain salicylic acid work by removing layers of a wart a little bit at a time.Imiquimod is a prescription cream may enhance your immune system's ability to fight hpv.Freezing with liquid nitrogen, electrocautery, which uses an electrical current to burn off warts or lesions, surgical or laser surgery. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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Vaginal warts please help?

Need to see gyn: Vaginal warts are contagious and there is no over the counter medication for them. You need to be seen by a gyn physician and be treated. ...Read more

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