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Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If your physician can biopsy the warts then the cause can be determined accurately.
If you want to avoid this you can get blood tests for syphillis to make sure you do not have syphillis.

In brief: Yes

If your physician can biopsy the warts then the cause can be determined accurately.
If you want to avoid this you can get blood tests for syphillis to make sure you do not have syphillis.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Condyloma lata

The first thing would be to do a syphillis test.
If positive the lesions can very well be condyloma lata and should be treated as secondary syphillis.

In brief: Condyloma lata

The first thing would be to do a syphillis test.
If positive the lesions can very well be condyloma lata and should be treated as secondary syphillis.
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Dr. Douglas Lawson
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Dr. Amrit Singh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Small

multiple lesions in HPV, mostly large solid masses in Syphilis.

In brief: Small

multiple lesions in HPV, mostly large solid masses in Syphilis.
Dr. Amrit Singh
Dr. Amrit Singh
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