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What Organism Causes Genital Warts

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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

...within 6 months to a year. More than 200 types of HPV exist. Some do not appear to cause health problems while others cause the common wart. (Most of these are caused by types 1, 2 and 4.) About 40 types are responsible for genital warts , while about a dozen high-risk types can cause dysplasia , which are abnormal cells that can lead to cancer. HPV types 6 and 11 cause about 90% of genital warts. Types 16 and 18 cause about 70% of...
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genital warts

i have a bad case of genital wart and there making me lose my confidence during sexual intercousre because they are so big. is there a qiucker solution of getting rid of them beside aldara or freezing, maybe surgical surgery to have them cut off....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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WHAT IS THE MEDICINE FOR GENITAL WARTS

I have been having genital warts since 2003 of which I went hospital in 2003 and were removed. After some time they came back. I stared ARV Trimune 40 gms one and half years ago. I have realised the genital warts have started disapearing again. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treatment of genital warts is frustrating in the general population and more so in HIV+ persons. The treatment options are mostly topical and included Read more »

genital warts

is it safe to have sex if i have genital wart on my penis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, it is not. Genital warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). This virus can be spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. I recommend you see your Read more »

Genital Warts

In Women: Are there other symtoms to genital warts, other than visual sitings? Spotting? Pain?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Genital warts are generally painless, may cause itching, and can lead to sores or bleeding. They are often described as flesh-colored, soft, Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Males

... The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil effectively prevents genital warts in males, according to a study to be presented today at the European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts

...About one-third of the HPV types are spread through sexual contact and live only in genital tissue. Low-risk types of HPV cause genital warts, the most recognizable sign of genital HPV infection. Other high-risk types of HPV cause cervical cancer... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

... The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... Read more »
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genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

Genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Okay well me and my boyfriend both know we have genital warts, and we are going to the clinic friday to get tested for other things and to get treated. But for the most part i am nervous Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the depression or during the war years. We survived the threat of nuclear war, free love, some yummy drugs and protest... Read more »