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Genital warts what exactly do genital warts look and feel like

Genital warts what exactly do genital warts look and feel like

Genital Warts: Genital warts are flesh-colored or gray growths found in the genital area and anal region in both men and women. Genital warts are sometimes referred to as condyloma acuminata or venereal warts. They represent the most common sexually-transmitted disease caused by a virus. The warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (hpv). Infection with genital warts may not be obvious. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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What does genital warts look like?

See below: Visit this site for images of genital warts. https://www.google.com/search?q=genital+warts&biw=1440&bih=704&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=QmIXVP-qF4rn8gHFnoCYDw&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ ...Read more

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What do genital warts actually look like?

Raised bumps: Genital warts usually are raised bumps, often looking like a little skin tag or even a tiny cauliflower-like textured bump. They can also be flat or just a thickened spot on the skin with a different than normal feel or texture. ...Read more

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What does a mild case of genital warts look like?

Flat, inverted and w: Herpesvirus and hpv usually involve the genitalia as a part of multicentric genital tract infection. For example, vaginal condylomata may be flat, inverted, warty. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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Do genital warts look like warts and do they go away?

Do genital warts look like warts and do they go away?

Not usually: Genital warts have typical appearances, although in females, they make require application of mild Acetic Acid to identify and make apparent. They typically do not spontaneously resolve. Their importance is not their ability to spread within oneself and to others, but also their ability to involve the cervix and potential cervical cancers. Consequently, they need to be addressed aggressively. ...Read more

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I would like to know if you can tell me if I have genital warts. What are the symptoms?

Agree w Dr. Rao,: In person medical assessment will provide you with the answer that you seek. Take care. ...Read more

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Can genital warts look like the thread on a wash rag but closer together and can be popped out with white squishy substances?

Can genital warts look like the thread on a wash rag but closer together and can be popped out with white squishy substances?

Not usually: It usually looks like white, coarse, nubby skin there can be 2-3 mm islands of warts or they can be grouped together forming a matt of warts under magnification it looks like a series of pointy skin outgrowths usually one cannot express anything from warts. ...Read more

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Is verruca like genital warts?

Is verruca like genital warts?

Warts: The human papilloma virus (hpv) causes all types of warts. Hpv is a group of viruses that includes more than 70 different types. Certain types of hpv cause the common warts on the hands or feet, while others can cause visible genital (or venereal) warts. ...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


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