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Genital Warts – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

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Genital Warts

What are Genital Warts? Genital warts also called condylomata acuminata, Condyloma or venereal warts are one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (often occurring after unprotected sexual contact). Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of the infection, which is usually benign but can potentially become malignant over time. There are over 120 types of HPV found, most of which do...

Warts – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

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Warts

What are Warts? Human papillomaviruses (HPV) are a large group of viruses, numbering over 200, some of which cause different types of warts and other skin lesions. HPV infects the superficial layers of the skin as it enters through small injuries or by skin contact with people who already have warts. As a result, an enhanced division of the upper layers of the skin appear and this leads to the...

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