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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
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In brief: Genital warts

High contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomavirus (hpv).
Spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. In females can lead to cervical cancer. Need to see doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Can treat with topicals (podophyllin, imiquimod, veregen), liquid nitrogen, trichloroacetic acid (tca), lasers, electrocautery), .

In brief: Genital warts

High contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomavirus (hpv).
Spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. In females can lead to cervical cancer. Need to see doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Can treat with topicals (podophyllin, imiquimod, veregen), liquid nitrogen, trichloroacetic acid (tca), lasers, electrocautery), .
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Warts in genitals

Sexually transmitted warts caused by hpv.
It cbs be treated with topical medications such as aldara, veregen (sinecatechins) or condylox. It has a high cure rate in women, but can involve the cervix which requires treatment by gyn. Certain types of virus are associated with increased risk of cervical cancer long term. Pap smears are ne essay to monitor changes in cervix.

In brief: Warts in genitals

Sexually transmitted warts caused by hpv.
It cbs be treated with topical medications such as aldara, veregen (sinecatechins) or condylox. It has a high cure rate in women, but can involve the cervix which requires treatment by gyn. Certain types of virus are associated with increased risk of cervical cancer long term. Pap smears are ne essay to monitor changes in cervix.
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