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Can HPV that causes warts on genital area on man could also cause cancer as well or is it just warts? I have a red mark on penis and small white dots

Can HPV that causes warts on genital area on man could also cause cancer as well or is it just warts? I have a red mark on penis and small white dots

Possibly: Penile cancers are strongly associated with hpv infection (meaning most men with penile cancer have hpv). It is important to note that most men with hpv do not, however, go on to develop penile cancer, and men with penile cancer are typically much older than 21 years of age. If you have concerns, please see your doc or visit a clinic and undergo a physical exam to learn exactly what you do have. ...Read more

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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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Today I went to hospital to check the warts in my genital area and the dr told me it is Molluscum contagiosum and he remove it by foreceps ,is it HPV?

Today I went to hospital to check the warts in my genital area and the dr told me it is Molluscum contagiosum and he remove it by foreceps ,is it HPV?

Not HPV: No, HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus. Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is caused by the pox virus. MC is acquired by direct physical contact and is usually self-limited. HPV can cause genital warts which look different than the MC lesions. ...Read more

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Is it always genital warts if the area you applied vingear to turns white or could it be from other causes to ?

Is it always genital warts if the area you applied vingear to turns white or could it be from other causes to ?

Not always.: Interpreting the result of applying vinegar to skin requires some experience. Very often the tips of normal glands will turn white with vinegar application. It's best to have a doctor check the area a give an opinion. ...Read more

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Can genital warts spread to areas in which you were not infected?

Warts: Any wart is caused by a virus and is spread by contact. So touching or picking or scratching an area with warts can spread them. Avoid any unnecessary contact--your skin or another's to avoid spread. ...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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What to do if I am starting to get weird bumps all around my genital area could this be herpes or warts ?

What to do if I am starting to get weird bumps all around my genital area could this be herpes or warts ?

Doubt herpes, see MD: Herpes lesions: red bump to blister to open sore to scab to healing over 1-2 weeks; bumps with no change after 1-2 days cannot be herpes. Genital warts can last weeks or months with no change in appearance. If rapidly appearing, maybe molluscum contagiosum, but MC rare beyond age 25. If red and inflamed in the pubic area, maybe folliculitis, especially if you shave the area. Stop guessing, see MD. ...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