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I used protection but I got genital warts. How is this possible?

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: HPV virus

The hpv virus can come in contact with areas not covered by the protection such as the lower abdomen.
It then grows slowly within skin cells for a long time before a visible skin lesion is seen. It can spread from scratching or trimming hair. See a dermatologist to treat an any active lesions.

In brief: HPV virus

The hpv virus can come in contact with areas not covered by the protection such as the lower abdomen.
It then grows slowly within skin cells for a long time before a visible skin lesion is seen. It can spread from scratching or trimming hair. See a dermatologist to treat an any active lesions.
Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dr. Monib Zirvi
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It only

It only takes a small break for you to be exposed to the virus that causes warts.

In brief: It only

It only takes a small break for you to be exposed to the virus that causes warts.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Outside of protectio

Warts can also be on areas not covered by protection.
It can be on thighs or on pubic area.

In brief: Outside of protectio

Warts can also be on areas not covered by protection.
It can be on thighs or on pubic area.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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