genital warts


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gen′ital warts′


n.pl.
warts occurring in the genital and anal areas and spread mainly by sexual contact.

genital warts

Warts on the genital organs caused by a virus and spread through sexual contact.
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genital warts

plFeigwarzen pl
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Studies have shown that genital warts have negative psychological effects.
Many different therapeutic options for genital warts currently exist, including imiquimod, podophyllin, interferons (IFNs), cryotherapy, intralesional bleomycin, laser vaporization, electrocautery, and surgical removal.
While cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea increased in 2017, diagnoses of chlamydia and HIV remained stable and first episodes of genital warts and first episodes of genital herpes decreased.
About a hundred accepting consecutive patients clinically diagnosed with genital warts were interviewed regarding the demographic features including age, sex, religion, occupation, educational status, marital status and others.
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.
Genital warts: Canadians' perception, health-related behaviors, and treatment preferences.
Genital warts (condylomata acuminate) is one of the most common types of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and usually these warts appear in various places such as the genital area, the rectum, the mucous membranes of the rectum, the cervix, and on the Miss V and the disease is highly contagious.
The appearance of the genital and perianal lesions was consistent with condylomata lata--a cutaneous sign of secondary syphilis--rather than genital warts. The presence of a rash on the patient's trunk and extremities further supported this diagnosis.
The overall rate of genital warts was 1.97/1,000 person-years.
Results: Genital warts were relieved in 107 out of the 110 cases (cure rate: 97.3%).
Following introduction of vaccination programs with GARDASIL, the earliest impact of the vaccine was seen in the reduction of genital warts. Reductions in genital warts were observed in all nine countries included in this review (based on 28 publications), with declines occurring as early as one year after vaccine introduction in Australia and Germany.
[4] The number of viral STDs, particularly genital warts have been rising consistently, probably due to increasing usage of antibiotics for treatment of bacterial STDs.