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Genital warts

Genital warts: Introduction

Genital warts: Skin warts in the genital regions. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Genital warts, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Genital warts

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Genital warts: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Genital warts, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Genital warts Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Genital warts may include:

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Stories from Users for Genital warts

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Message Boards for Genital warts

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Diagnostic tests for Genital warts:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Genital warts. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine the genital area to inspect the number, size and location of the warts
  • Acetowhitening - warts that can not be visualized can be seen by soaking areas with 5% acetic acid for 5 minutes.
  • Skin biopsy - occasionally may be warranted to rule out squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Pap smear - all women should be encouraged to have annual pap smears, in that HPV is the major causal factor involved in the development of cervical cancer.
  • more tests...»

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Genital warts: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Genital warts

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Genital warts. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Misdiagnosis and Genital warts

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Genital warts: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Genital warts listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Genital warts as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Genital warts

Genital warts (condylomata acuminata or venereal warts) are the most easily recognized sign of genital HPV infection. Many people, however, have a genital HPV infection without genital warts. (Source: excerpt from Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Genital warts (condylomata acuminata or venereal warts) are the most easily recognized sign of... (Source: excerpt from Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Genital warts:

Small, pointed papilloma of viral origin, usually occurring on the skin or mucous surface of the external genitalia or perianal region.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Genital warts:

The list of organs typically affected by Genital warts may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Genital warts

The list below shows some of the causes of Genital warts mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Genital warts?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Genital warts. Of the 4 causes of Genital warts that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Genital warts:

The following list of conditions have 'Genital warts' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Genital warts ... penile warts, cervix warts, flat genital warts, anal warts, genital warts, vaginal warts, cauliflower-like genital wart growths

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Causes of Genital warts Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Genital warts based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Genital warts?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Genital warts, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Genital warts:

    Venereal wart, Verruca accuminata, Condylomata accuminata, Anogenital venereal warts
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Genital warts:

    Medical Conditions associated with Genital warts:

    Warts (25 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Genital sores (47 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin bumps (179 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Men's health symptoms (291 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Lump (342 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Genital warts:

    Genital sores (47 causes), Condyloma, Genital warts (4 causes), Human papilloma virus, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Syphilis

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