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Synonyms for genital wart

a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus

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President Dr Keith Radcliffe said: "If the government had purchased Gardasil back in 2008, like almost all other developed countries did at the time, today we could be well on the way to eradicating genital warts.
It shows that if we vaccinate males early enough, we should be able to prevent most cases of external genital warts in this population.
Major finding: Thirty-one of 70 patients with genital warts experienced clinical clearance at 12 weeks (95% CI, 21%-42%) with a nitric oxide topical treatment, compared with 14% of 74 assigned placebo (95% CI, 6%-21%).
In this study, genital warts were used as a surrogate marker for HPV infection.
Gardasil is a quadrivalent vaccine for protection against cancer of the cervix and other genital diseases caused by the human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16 and 18: precancerous lesions of the cervix (CIN2/3), precancerous lesions of the vulva (VIN2/3) and vaginal (VaIN2/3) and genital warts (condyloma acuminata).
com website, he completely understands what it is like to feel frightened and panicked following a diagnosis of genital warts.
Genital warts a marker for increased risk of anogenital cancers, cancers of the head and neck as well as some other malignancies.
However, she also pointed out that the rise of genital warts among homosexual men will continue if they are not offered a similar option: 'Men who have sex with men will continue to suffer from genital warts, as the vaccine is only offered to young women.
Figures from the Health Protection Agency show that 75,000 people were diagnosed with genital warts in 2010.
Some low-risk HPV types cause genital warts on or around the genitals and anus of both men and women.
THE public is generally aware of the human papilloma virus (HPV) that affects the female genital tract causing genital warts.
In nearly unanimous votes, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel agreed that data on Gardasil supported the efficacy and safety of the vaccine, for use in preventing genital warts caused by human papillomavirus types 6 and 11 in boys and men aged 9-26 years.
Using a life-world hermeneutic approach, this study focused on the interviews with eight Swedish men living with genital warts.
HPV can cause genital warts and penile and anal cancer in men.
Following regulatory approval, Polyphenon(R) E-Ointment, our topical prescription drug for the treatment of HPV-related genital warts, and Oracea will form the cornerstone for the development of our commercial dermatology business in Europe.