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.
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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
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Translations
kondyloomavisvasyylä
尖圭コンジローマ
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In the present study a male: female ratio of 3.23: 1 was noticed; whereas in another Indian study involving 56 genital wart patients by Abarna Devi et al.4 (2009) a male: female ratio of 1.8:1 was found.
The number of South Korean men with condyloma, a type of genital wart caused by a sexual disease, has grown by an average 8.3 percent annually in recent years, data showed Thursday.
(1) The psychological distress of genital wart often dominates the medical consequences.
KEY WORDS: 5-aminolevulinic acid, Clinical therapeutic effect, Genital wart, Photodynamic therapy, Safety.
[2] Another study by Bhushan et al showed gonorrhoea (16.9%), genital wart (12.4%), chancroid (12.2%), genital herpes (11.4%) and syphilis (10.4%).
Experts reviewing current genital wart treatment practices find that no single treatment is ideal for all women.
A genital wart may be a whitish or flesh-colored bump on the skin.
The vaccine also blocks infection by two other strains responsible for 90% of genital wart cases.
Abbreviations EQ-5D - European quality of life index version 5D CECA-10 - Specific Questionnaire for Condylomata Acuminata DLQI - Dermatology life quality index HRQoL - health related quality of life VAS - visual analogue scale HPV - human papillomavirus Although the symptoms are usually less pronounced (itching, burning, increased vaginal discharge and bleeding), the genital warts affect the patients' quality of life [2, 7].
Genital warts are associated with a negative impact on the wellbeing of infected men and women as reffected by poorer quality-of-life scores.
According to the report, sexual health clinics in Wales recorded 12,852 STIs in 2017, including: | 6,920 diagnoses of chlamydia; | 3,020 of first-episode genital warts; | 1,422 of first-episode herpes; | 1,190 of gonorrhoea; | 214 of syphilis; and | 86OFHIV.