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Dr. Lydia Collins
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Condylomata Acuminata (Definition)

Condylomata acuminata is also known as Genital warts. Condylomata acuminata is the term for genital warts, which is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the ...Read more


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How do you define condylomata acuminata?

How do you define condylomata acuminata?

Genital warts: Condylomata acuminita are genital warts (or anal warts). They are caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv). Typically, the strains that cause warts have a low risk of causing cancer. The treatment is the same as for warts in other places: freeze, burn and/or cut them off. Condoms can be helpful but not always effective at prevention as the warts can occur in places not covered by the condom. ...Read more

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What things make it more likely to get condylomata acuminata?

What things make it more likely to get condylomata acuminata?

All sex: Even sex with condoms doesn't completely eliminate risk. I have seen many condyloma at the base of the penis, an area not covered by the condom. So, even protected sex can transmit this common viral infection. Also, some hpv types can lead to cervical cancer for women. Getting the hpv vaccine may help prevent certain hpv infections, but not all. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of condylomata acuminata?

What are the symptoms of condylomata acuminata?

None: There are lesions that do not cause symptoms such as pain, or discomfort. They can grow over time and become unsightly bu do not cause pain. ...Read more

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I am a nervous wreck. My daughter has condylomata acuminata. Can you tell me about it?

I am a nervous wreck. My daughter has condylomata acuminata. Can you tell me about it?

Genital warts: High contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomavirus (hpv). Spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. In females can lead to cervical cancer. Need to see doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Can treat with topicals (podophyllin, imiquimod, veregen), liquid nitrogen, trichloroacetic acid (tca), lasers, electrocautery), . ...Read more

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What is the treatment for condylomata acuminata?

What is the treatment for condylomata acuminata?

Podofilox, Imiquimod: Cryosurgery freezing warts with liqid nitrogen. Surgical excision or electrcautery for large warts. Please remember that they are very highly contageous. Good luck less than a minute ago. ...Read more

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May I use aldara creme for condylomata acuminata? Is there any negative consequences?

May I use aldara creme for condylomata acuminata? Is there any negative consequences?

Aldara Side Effects: Common side effects of Aldara include: local inflammatory rxn, application site rxn, headache, influenza-like sx, anorexia, dizziness, pain, chest pain, diarrhea, lymphadenopathy, and dyspepsia. Serious reactions include: exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, and urinary retention. ...Read more

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Doctor confirmed I have condylomata acuminata and need to follow up. Will this needed throughout my life?

Genital warts: Condylomata accuminata are genital warts. They are treated in different ways depending on the size and severity of the lesions. They can come and go, so are not necessarily something you will have to deal with on an ongoing basis. See your gyn for recommendations that pertain to your specific situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Hpv is a sexually contracted viral infection. It is contagious and has been linked to cervical and some penile cancers. There are some good new treatments so ...Read more


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