Are genital warts usually sore and painful to touch?

Depends. Its like real-estate. Location, location, location. Yes, if these are present externally they may be very painful and tender. Of about 80 types of human papillomavirus, . Genital warts are caused by types 1, 2, 6, 11, 16, and 18 and transmitted by sexual contact. The incubation period varies from one to six months and symptoms include bleeding, pain, and odor as well as the visible wart.

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Can genital warts cause strep or just a sore throat?

Confusing question. Your question needs clarification. But, genital warts are caused by hpv human papilloma virus. Strep throat is caused by group a beta hemolytic streptococcus bacteria. So, genital warts can cause oral papilloma viral lesions through oral sex. Read more...

If a person has mouth cold sore and genital warts, what is that means? Is it sign of serious medical condition?

No, not at all. Both oral herpes (cold sores) and genital warts are very common conditions and many people have both. If neither problem is especially severe and if they respond to the usual treatments, it doesn't mean anything about your overall health, immune system, etc. Good luck with both-- Read more...

Noticed some genital warts near anus opening. Also cold sore on lip. Any OTC medication I can apply?

HSV no, warts maybe. No OTC medications will have any significant benefit against an oral herpes outbreak (cold sore). For warts, there are OTC treatments, such as "Compound W" in the US; I have no idea about what is availalbe in Kenya. But you shouldn't self treat anal warts without professional care. Your diagnosis may be wrong; and in the anal area, significant irritation and ulceration can result. Read more...

Is it possible if exposed to genital warts that u r bound to get them too? And if I end up getting them. What is the least painful treatment? Thanks.

No. Most of the wart viruses that one meets never produce actual warts. Do keep an eye on your body, but everybody meets a few strains of HPV and if you do end up with some warts, we can manage them. None of the treatments is especially rough, and your physician can help you choose. I'd opt for a laser. Read more...

I'm getting treated for genital warts and it hurts. Why is this so painful?

Imprecise treatment. If treatment could be confined to just the warts you would not find it painful. Unfortunately this is very difficult to do and some normal skin next to them is also treated, which is why it is painful. Read more...

Is cryotherapy painful when removing genital warts?

Yes, but tolerable. Your dr. Will advise. Ask if local anesthesia by topical anesthetic cream &/or injection can be used. Sometimes general anesthesia can be considered. However must be removed. In future please insist on partner using a condom until ur in a monogamous relationship with partner who is hpv free. Discuss hpv vaccine with your dr. Read more...