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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Should i be worried about genital warts in late pregnancy?

Should i be worried about genital warts in late pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Yes if necessary: The only circumstance that requires treatment is if the condyloma are obstructing the birth canal. Otherwise treatment for condyloma is elective during pregnancy, be it for cosmetic or comfort reasons, be they physical or emotional reasons. Usually no treatment during pregnancy is the best approach. ...Read more

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How does having genital warts affect pregnancy?

Genital Warts: The topical medications used to treat genital warts are contraindicated during. Liquid nitrogen treatment would be safe during pregnancy but check with you ob/gyn first. ...Read more

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Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Not typically: The only way hpv affects pregnancy is if the wart is so big it would affect the baby's head/body coming out of the birth canal. This is a very rare situation. Genital warts are common enough that many women have them during pregnancy. You can always talk to your ob/gyn and discuss for his/her opinion as well. Good luck with pregnancy! ...Read more

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With pregnancy hormones will that make my genital warts come back?

With pregnancy hormones will that make my genital warts come back?

Genital warts: Are caused by hpv virus , recurrence is not related to pregnancy , how ever human body so sensitive , any imbalance of body defense system may promote growth , as seen in herpes sim[lex virus , as they are in the body already. ...Read more

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I found out that I have genital warts and I am seven months pregnant. Will my baby be harmed?

I found out that I have genital warts and I am seven months pregnant.  Will my baby be harmed?

No: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus. Which has over 120 different types, all causing different kinds of warts. Most types are benign but some progress to cancer. In pregnancy, the warts can sometimes grow large, but they usually don't cause problems. Most people catch one type of this virus or another. We don't believe genital warts pose any risk to babies during delivery. ...Read more

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Can a mans genital warts harm a fetus?

Can a mans genital warts harm a fetus?

Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this to your family doctor. ...Read more

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Being threated for genital warts (anus) with aldara (imiquimod). I have muscle pains, and flu like symptoms, but no fever. Can this creme (aldara (imiquimod)) harm me?

Being threated for genital warts (anus) with aldara (imiquimod). I have muscle pains, and flu like symptoms, but no fever. Can this creme (aldara (imiquimod)) harm me?

Not usually: Even when used properly Aldara (imiquimod) can cause mild problems like inflammation in the treated site. Like any medication, Imiquimod when not used correctly or in sensitive individuals can cause more significant side effects like tenderness, scabbing or as in your case, flu like symptoms. Contact the prescribing physician to determine if it is safe to continue your treatment. ...Read more

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During pregnancy i was told that i had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?

During pregnancy i was told that i had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?

Don't have it ,gone: Unlike herpes virus which stays in the body , genital warts caused by hpv virus , once gone by treatment or by your own immunity they are gone , and no longer in your body. Young woman are advised to have vaccination to prevent future cancer of cervix. ...Read more

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I have genital warts will my baby get them too? I have genital warts and had my baby with them on me, will my baby get them too?

I have genital warts will my baby get them too? I have genital warts and had my baby with them on me, will my baby get them too?

Rare but possible: Genital warts can pass to infants of infected mothers.They may hide & show up within 2 years on genitals or the infants vocal cords. This is more likely in a primary breakout if it is active at delivery. Some chose to do a scheduled C-section to avoid the risk but the practice is controversial. ...Read more

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Can genital warts prevent me from having a normal baby?

Exposure/ effect: Genital warts are a non issue while u are pregnant as baby will be protected from the germ by the bag of waters (fetal membranes). After the water breaks, you have some risk baby can acquire the wart germ and get genital warts or vocal cord warts. Some moms have chosen to have c-section delivery to avoid this possibility. Having these warts does not place your baby at risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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If i only had one patner and i had a baby how would i off got genital warts?

From your partner: Genital warts are transmitted by direct contact with another individual who already has them. You can conceivably get these from fingers into your vagina, but more commonly from a penis. Your partner may not have obvious active lesions and can still transmit the virus. ...Read more

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If I do not ejaculate into my girlfriend during intercourse, can I still get genital warts?

Yes: Whether or not one ejaculates has no bearing on whether or not you can get genital warts (hpv). Hpv is passed though direct skin-to-skin contact of the genital area. ...Read more

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If my boyfriend does not ejaculate into me during intercourse, can I still get genital warts?

Yes: Yes.Not ejaculating inside of you doesn t do much for you. You can still get pregnant, because sperms sometimes can leak out during sexual intercourse. Also all std are transmitted not from sperm but from the cells of your partner penis rubbing against the cells inside your vagina. Only way to protect yourself properly from std is using condoms. ...Read more

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Can I pass my genital warts to my baby?

Rarely.: Genital warts typically do not get passed to children during vaginal childbirth. As a result, the presence of genital warts are not an indication for delivery by c-section, and are usually not treated during pregnancy. The best option is to treat them following pregnancy. ...Read more

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He must of cheated if i had a baby then after get genital warts after?

Genital Warts: Not necessarily. Warts can lie dormant for years. Once people become sexually active there is good evidence that they get exposed to hpv right away. I deal with stds every day in my career and i understand the worry and trust issues that arise around these issues. I try to teach my patients that you cannot accuse anyone about cheating when it comes to warts. There is no way to know. ...Read more

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If a woman has genital warts and she is pregnant, how easy is it for the baby to get it?

If a woman has genital warts and she is pregnant, how easy is it for the baby to get it?

Baby can get it: If a baby is born vaginally, there is a chance of contracting the virus. However, that is not a reason to have a cesarean delivery. It is best to discuss your baby's risk with your OB doctor. I am going to ask baby and throat specialists to comment also. ...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. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more