venereal wart


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venereal wart

vene′real wart′


n.
a soft, warty nodule of viral origin that occurs on the mucosal surfaces of the genitalia or around the anus.
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Noun1.venereal 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
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In some individuals, clearing of leukoplakia (EB virus) and venereal wart lesions of human papilloma virus completely resolved during the trial.
In addition, they have formed collaborations with multiple research laboratories around the world to examine Ampligen, an experimental therapeutic, and Alferon N, an FDA-approved commercial product (for refractory venereal warts (HPV)) as potential preventatives for, and treatments of, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
with a large adolescent population, explains that "the lifetime risk of getting cervical, anal, vaginal, or vulvar precancer or cancer goes from about 1 in 20 without vaccination to 1 in 50 with vaccination," and that the risk of venereal warts similarly drops from 1 in 10 without vaccination with Gardasil to about 1 in 100 with vaccination.