Are infection rates for genital warts similar for men and women?

Yes. It amy be more difficult to eradicate warts in women although prescription cream is more effective in women for external warts.
Yes. The prevalence rate in men and women is similar. Hpv is also the most common std in the us according to cdc statistics.

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Is it possible to have HPV with no genital warts, and no precancerous cells? Just the infection itself?

Certainly. Of the dozens of strains in the HPV family only 2 are known to be associated with warts so far.There are at least 7 associated with cervical cancer & you can carry (& pass) these for decades before you develop precancerous cells.That is why it is important to maintain regular Gyn follow up and get pap smears done.These can identify cell changes early, before they turn cancerous & can be removed. Read more...

I have two infections in my labia and the doctors couldnt find whether they are genital warts or vestibular papillomIatosis!? I want you to help me

Not magic. These need to be biopsied to be specific. The treatments are different. If this is not available to you, seek a derm opinion so that you can get a better handle on diagnosis and then treatment will follow. Read more...

I have genital warts and my vagina has become very itchy and raw. It's not a yeast or bacteria infection. Is it the warts?

Yes most likely. Added secondary infection most likely causing your problem. Till warts caused hpv virus is cleared other infection (s) will not clear , please see your gyn doctor, problem is treatable & curable . Read more...

I have a itchy burning vagina. I have genital warts also. My vagina is really raw also. It's not a yeast or bacterial infection. What could it be?

Must R/O herpes. As you can have herpes without the classic lesions or other conditions, please see your gyn or have your gyn refer u if the reason cannot be figured out. Read more...