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To be rid of warts does not mean the virus is gone and lichen sclerosus may appear along with vaginal wart because of a weakened immune system. The condition is usually caused by human papilloma viruses. Infection affects the skin and mucous membranes; it can occur in any age, but increases at 12-16 years. The disease is asymptomatic, but may cause cosmetic disfigurement and tenderness. Malignant change is rare. To be rid of warts does not mean the virus is gone and lichen sclerosus may appear along with vaginal wart because of a weakened immune system.

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Rid Of Warts

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Lichen Sclerosus, Vaginal Wart

There is no ideal remedy. Treatment measures are: benign neglect (not recommended for extensive and spreading disease), topical agents (salicylic acid, cantharidin, podophyllin, imiquimod, cidofovir, podophyllotoxin, and tretinoin), intralesional injections (bleomycin, interferon alpha), systemic agents (cimetidine and retinoids), and alternative treatments. To be rid of warts does not mean the virus is gone and lichen sclerosus may appear along with vaginal wart because of a weakened immune system.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Vaccine, Picture of HPV Infection, HPV Symptom in Man, Low Risk HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papilloma Virus Treatment , Cervical Cancer Symptom, Pap Smear, Genital Links Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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