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What exactly do genital warts look like?
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What exactly do genital warts look like?

I noticed on my penis an area of skin that is very slighty raised when the penis is erect.  It's located on the underside, up near the top.  When it's flacid, the area it's in kind of folds back like an accordian so it's not really noticable as that entire region is all folded up.

The area in question is the same colour as the surronding area and doesn't itch and isn't moist.  I've seen pictures of warts on hands and feet and it doesn't look like those but I wasn't sure what exactly genital warts looked like.  I've only just noticed it but then again I never really examined that area until recently.  Do genital warts look like those you see on hands/feet?  Do genital warts spread all over the place or would it just be localised to one area?
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Mr Simpson:

What you describe most certainly does not sound like a wart.  Penile warts occur for the most part on the shaft.  They are visible whether the member is erect or not.  They tend to remain in a localized clsuter, though some people may get many warts, or a single one.

Best.

Dr. R
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I have a Q about the head of my penis.  When my penis is flacid it looks normal on the head.  Then when it is erect, the top of the head where it meets the shaft, the view when you look down.  The head looks a little rough like the skin is bein stretched to where it looks like bumps only in a certain area.  They are not raised bumps and only noticable when penis is erect mostly.  They are not painful but you can feel them to the touch as if the skin were a little rough.
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i have recently developed these raised bumps between the areas of my vagina and anus.  they almost look like raised clogged pores.  they do no itch or hurt.  they are not moist  either.  they seem extremely dry.  i am not sure whether i should rule out genital warts or not.  they are external to my vagina and i am not sure whether genital warts would appear here.  i have looked online at pictures, but all of the cases displayed seem extremely advanced cases of genital warts.  could i be seeing the begining stages?  if you could please write back with an answer, i would really appreciate it.

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i have recently developed these raised bumps between the areas of my vagina and anus.  they almost look like raised clogged pores.  they do no itch or hurt.  they are not moist  either.  they seem extremely dry.  i am not sure whether i should rule out genital warts or not.  they are external to my vagina and i am not sure whether genital warts would appear here.  i have looked online at pictures, but all of the cases displayed seem extremely advanced cases of genital warts.  could i be seeing the begining stages?  if you could please write back with an answer, i would really appreciate it.

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I have a raised area on my pubic area - not on my vagina.  It does not hurt. I thought it was a hair bump because I frequently cut and trim my pubic hair.  It is a single bump - I had one before shortly after cutting my pubic hair and it went away.  Is this a genital wart? Do their occur on your pelvic area in the midst of your pubic hair.  It is not on my vagina.
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I looked at mypenis and noticed small goosebump like bumps going along the bottom shaft of my penis at the tip they went up and these small bumps are also over my scrotom. The majority of the ones on my scrotum have a hair coming out of it. I just began to worry after coming across a genital warts article, though the problem has remained for as long as I can remember. I am 14 have
NOT had sexual contact in any way with another person and think my parents do NOT have the virus. I could be wrong. Please Help. Im freaked out!!!!!!!!!!!!
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On the inside of my inner labia, there is a line of rough skin. well, that's what my doctor told me it was, but i'm not sure because a little further down, there's bumpy skin. It could just be the way i am because you'd think my doctor would have noticed if something was there that shouldn't be, but i'm still not sure.
are there any other tests that can be done to be sure, or is there anything ican look for to be sure?
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I have some sores on the bottom of my buttocks, they don't hurt.  I have had them before-they go away within a month.  My skin down there isn't moist.  They don't rupture or anything like that.  They turn red but do go away on their on within a month.  Should I be really concerned or could they possibly be ingrown hairs?  I have never had anal sex could I get an STD in that region withough having anal sex?
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I would like to know how genital warts look like.
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I have a whole strip of little bumps that are kind of cauliflowery, and when i wipe my vagina i get traces of blood on the toilet paper.. I am thinking I have warts but I am not completely sure. I heard on TV that you can get warts even by being using a condom. I have looked at many pictures online of warts and mine dont look like any of the pictures. They are not individual they look almost like a small mountain range.  If this is not warts what is it? Something is not normal thats for sure!
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I have these two bumps on the inside lip of my vagina they are perfect circles and if squeezed they look to have some white fluid in them...and is kind of painful when squeezed..i have seen pictures of genital warts and they dont seem to be perfect circles. Do you think these are warts or could they be something else?
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I have multiple little bumps on my penis they have been there for years i noticed them before i became sexually active and i scared they are genital warts when i'm not erect they are not noticable. please help
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I have a very large collection of small lumps on the outside and inside of my foreskin and also all over my scrotum. They are hard and very noticible when my penius is erect.  They do not hurt and i don't believe they are moist.  My scrotum occasionally itches but i believe that that is normal (when i am hot + I stress that this is very rare.)  I am however concerned about the lumps.  They have been around for a while scince i was 15 i am now 17 and have a lover and don't want anything to happen to her. please reply to my email only, i don't want this broadcasted please. Thank you

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I have an itchy patch of red bumbs( a few look like they have clear fluid inside) right where the V below my belly button begins.  I have only had protected sex, and am usually very careful.  Should I be worried that these are some sexually transmitted disease, or could they just be heat rash or an allergic reaction?  I am very worried.
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I have several dozen bumps on the edge of my head of the penis.  They are a little white and a little purple.  What are they?
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I have several dozen bumps on the edge of my head of the penis.  They are a little white and a little purple.  What are they?
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i have these little thing's like piples on my penis.they don't hurt and i am not sure what they are.i can only see them when my penis is erect.someone please tell me if they are genital warts.they are very small.i am totaly freaked out.i hope they arent.
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Im not quite sure what they are, but on my scrotem i have small white things. A bit like spots people get on there face. I have squezzed one to see what it was and the same stuff came out that comes out whne you pop a spot on your face. There are quite a some are only slightly white, and some more... what are they..?

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I have a groth on my innere thigh, it kind looks like a mole.  I can't remember if it was there for a long time, because I just noticed it recently.  What is it?
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I would like to see the actual genital warts
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Hey

iam not sure if i have genital warts or not.

The lumps are around the base of my penis and my scrotum and only a few up the shaft, they are not very big and cause no pain.
They are small and same colour as everything else?
what are they?
Any help please.
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I have had these bumps around my vagina for a long time now. Probably years in fact. I have never had sex and I am still a virgin. I have been reading up on HPV and genital warts. Is it possible to have these without having EVER had any sexual contact? Please somebody help. I am very worried.

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