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- Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of syphilis
- What is chancroid?
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- What is neonatal herpes?
- Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of herpes
- What are warts?
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What are warts?
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- Do warts infect certain parts or all around the body?7:01(4 votes)
- Warts can grow just about anywhere on the body(1 vote)
- Isn't this what Gardasil protects against?(1 vote)
- Gardasil protects you against warts and HPV 16 and 18, which are the cause of 70% of cervical cancer. It also protects against HPV 6 and 11, which are the cause 90% of genital warts.(2 votes)
- can we take the vaccine after the wart appears ? since there is no cure of the HPV however we can prevent the complications?(1 vote)
- if a person got a wart on the face for example, does that mean he is already infected with HPV?(1 vote)
- No. There are different strains of HPV. Some affect hands for example and are not sexually transmitted. Talk to a health care provider. http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/can-warts-be-spread-hands-genitals
The medical term for warts is Papillomas and it is the term used for the warts that affect the skin of the hands and toes if it affects the groin it is called Condyloma Acuminatum for a single wart and Condyloma Acuminata for multiple warts both classical and condyloma warts are caused by Human Papilloma Virus or you may heard of it as HPV there are many subtypes of HPV i'll