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venereal warts:

Or: condyloma / condylomata acuminata / papovavirus-warts / genital-warts , one of the most common sexually-transmitted-disease , it is caused by human-papilloma-virus (HPV). HPV is spread by direct contact with the warts of an infected person during unprotected oral, vaginal or anal-sex ; it can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby during birth. SYMPTOMS: Symptoms are likely to appear 1 to 9 months after exposure. Flat, smooth, bumpy, or round warts in the mouth , around the genitals or the anus (internal or external) which can be invisible to the naked eye . If left untreated, they can spread and develop a cauliflower-like appearance. Although 15% of those infected show no signs, they may have flat lesions or warts inside the urethra , vagina , or rectum, and may still be infectious to others. TREATMENT: There is treatment for the genital-warts but no cure for the virus. Warts can be removed by laser, freezing (cryosurgery; the warts are frozen off with liquid nitrogen), medicated acid solutions (Podophyllin, Trichloracetis Acid (TCA), Condyline), or surgery.
See Also: antaphroditic, antivenereal, Christian disease, coitus venenatus, condyloma (acuminata), crinkum(s), Cupid's itch, disgraceful disease, dose, a, Drury Lane ague, dumb watch, enviable disease, forget-me-not, foul disease, foul disorder, galloping knob rot, GC, genital warts, gentleman's complaint, get VD, glass asshole, great pox, the, HPV, human papilloma virus, jungle rot, papovavirus warts, pintle fever, plaquet stung, scalder, scrud, shanker, social disease, social infection, souvenir, taking precautions, unmentionable disease, venereal warts, venereophobia, warts, women's disease

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