genital wart


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genital wart

n.
A pointed papilloma typically found on the skin or mucous membranes of the anus and external genitalia, caused by a human papillomavirus transmitted through sexual contact. Also called condyloma acuminatum, venereal wart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genital wart - a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
verruca, wart - (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
Translations
kondyloomavisvasyylä
尖圭コンジローマ
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The best systematic review of genital wart treatment was published in 2004 in the International Journal of STD & AIDS.
The number of South Korean men with condyloma, a type of genital wart caused by a sexual disease, has grown by an average 8.
1) The psychological distress of genital wart often dominates the medical consequences.
Conclusion: Autoinoculation is simple and effective in management of different types of viral warts including genital wart.
KEY WORDS: 5-aminolevulinic acid, Clinical therapeutic effect, Genital wart, Photodynamic therapy, Safety.
A genital wart may be a whitish or flesh-colored bump on the skin.
These data demonstrate the striking decreases in the incidence of genital wart diagnoses in a population of college students after the introduction of a quadrivalent HPV vaccine in the United States.
The researchers calculated the prevalence rates of three bacterial infections--gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomonas--and of three viral infections--genital herpes, genital warts and molluscum comagiosum.
Cervical cancer is thought to be passed on through sex, perhaps linked to one or two of the viruses causing genital warts.
Q I am 23 years old and recently discovered that I have an embarrassing condition called genital warts.
At least two, strains number 6 and 11, cause genital warts.
Because they are often associated with cervical cancers in women, patients with genital warts should be carefully monitored with Pap smears for the development of such cancers.