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.
Genital . Genital warts are typically small pink or red bumps. They can also look like a cluster of skin tags, taking a cauliflower-like appearance, starting out as very tiny bumps that can grow rapidly over time.

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What is exactly inside of genital warts?

Here are some... - some 40 forms of hpv affect skin of penis, scrotum, vulva and mucosa of mouth, urethra, vagina and cervix; - majority of the infected are asymptomatic; if asymptomatic for 2+ yrs after exposure, most likely, you will be free of hpv; - if warts appear, it occurs usually weeks to months after exposure; - high recurrence after any rx; more? Ask doc. For anyone, practice low-risk healthy lifestyle. Read more...

What does a cervical biopsy (for abnormal cells) test for and detect exactly?? Can it detect the genital warts or herpes virus? Any other STIs?

Cell changes. It tests for cell changes that could be precancerous as well as the HPV virus. In addition if they see warts or other changes, then they can diagnose these as well. Read more...

What does cervical biopsy (for abnorm cells) test for exactly? Will they test/know if I have the genital warts or herpes virus with biopsy? Other STIs?

HPV. A cervical biopsy is done in a procedure called a colposcopy. The pathologist looks for the percentage of skin thickness with abnormal cells, and rates it 1,2 or 3. It is a test for cervical cancer caused by the HPV. It will identify a condylomata or genital wart caused by low risk HPV but it will not identify HSV or any other STI. Read more...