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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


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What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?

What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?

Only warts, cancer: HPV doesn't cause any health problems other than warts and cancer. And cancer is quite rare. It doesn't worsen any other diseases, and it doesn't "attack the body" other than warts or cancer. Having HPV is normal: it happens to almost every human being who has sex. If you see any genital area bumps, warts, etc see your doctor; and have regular pap smears. Otherwise nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Male, 25, had trt for genital wart in the lower prt of penis(4-5 warts)by laser.Wil the disease reoccur aftr smetme...Wht medicatn shld I tak?

Maybe: This treatment will eradicate the warts treated but there may be subclinical residual warts that become noticeable in the next few weeks or months. Treatment with topical agents such as condylox, or veregen (sinecatechins) is avaiable for any new lesions. Use a condom to minimize reinfe tion and to protect your partner.Your partner needs to checked.By gyn also. ...Read more

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Does HPV that causes visible genital warts in men lead to cancer or autoimmune diseases?

Does HPV that causes visible genital warts in men lead to cancer or autoimmune diseases?

HPV: It all depends upon the strain of hpv you get. The unfortunate news is that distinguishing strains is not readily available with testing. But, the bad strains of hpv can cause throat and rectal cancers in men. ...Read more

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Im 20 years old. Diagnosed with genital warts. No immune disorders. Will my body be able to clear the virus?

Im 20 years old. Diagnosed with genital warts. No immune disorders. Will my body be able to clear the virus?

Possible: There is no cure for genital warts. You will likely have intermittent symptoms for life OR sometimes they spontaneously resolve. Less than half of the viruses (~100) that cause HPV are sexually transmitted. You can however get an HPV vaccine to prevent you from getting some of the other strains of the virus. Freezing and some topicals may or not get rid of the physical warts. ...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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