Genital Warts

Genital warts are skin growths seen in the genital organs of people infected with certain strains of human papillomavirus (HPV). It is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and can be transmitted through unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex. The growths look darker, look like a cauliflower, and can feel bumpy to touch.

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Is the growth near my vagina indicate an STD?

Query: Hello doctor,I have noticed an outgrowth near my vagina. When I consulted a doctor, she suggested it could be genital warts. We did the STD test for HPV and it came negative. But, I am so scared. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please attach the reports and photos of the complaint. Revert with more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online -->  Read Full »

I have white vaginal discharge, which is more than usual. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had genital warts last year, which has been treated. I got Pap smear, HIV, VDRL, and HSV tests, and all tests were non-reactive. I have white vaginal discharge, which is more than normal. The discharge is not smelly, and I do not have any itching. I have done an antibiotic course also, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would suggest you get an ultrasound done to find out if there is any infection in the pelvis. Also, your partner needs to be treated; otherwise, he will keep passing the infection back to you. Please have him visit a urologist and seek treatment. For further querie...  Read Full »

My penis is bruised and there was a wart on the rim and some red pus. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My penis is bruised, and I am feeling very uncomfortable. It hurts when I touch it. When I pulled the foreskin down, there was a wart on the rim. When I put a tissue over it, there was some red pus on the tissue. The foreskin is usually tight. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern.Please provide me with more details. Let me know the answers to the below questions.1. Do you feel pain over the lesion?2. Do you have any pain in the groin?3. Do you have any discharge from the penis?4. Do you have any history of unprotected high-...  Read Full »

What can be done for skin tags in the vagina of a sexually active 24-year-old female?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female, 5'6" tall, weighing 100 kg. I have PCOS and have gained weight. I have got a few skin tags near my vagina for three months, which are neither itchy nor have any pain. I do not have a history of such tags before, and I am not under any medications. I am worried...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand it. 1) It must be a genital wart (a small bump or a growth in the genitals, which usually resembles a cauliflower), which might spontaneously regress in a few cases. 2) I suggest you apply Imiquimod cream 5 % three times a...  Read Full »

Is the bump in the left side of my shaved penis a wart?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26 year old male. On Monday night, I trimmed my pubic hair and while doing so, I felt a nick while trimming the bottom left side of my penis. After that, I shaved with a razor. On Tuesday morning, I noticed a bump and thought it might have been from the nick, but now I am startin...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Golla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. From your description, the issue seems to be verruca plana or seborrhoeic keratosis. I suggest you go for cryotherapy. Until then, do not use a razor for shaving, as it might cause it to spread. For further queries consult a dermatologist onlin...  Read Full »

I want to know whether I have genital warts. Kindly advice.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 34 years old female. I am very confused that I have genital warts. I am totally upset and I think it is in starting stage. Please give some advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. If you suspect that you have genital warts, it is highly recommended to get yourself examined and get the condition treated. I advise you to meet a gynecologist or dermatologist in your locality. Get it cured by making a correct diagnosis....  Read Full »

How to cure the wart-like growth on my foreskin that is recurrent?

Query: Hi doctor, I had wart-like growth on my foreskin. I consulted a doctor, who asked me to get a circumcision done. So I got the circumcision done. The biopsy result showed that they were viral warts (condyloma acuminatum), and the doctor gave me tablet Valtoval for a month. After going through the int...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. You are right in saying that genital warts are caused by HPV (human papillomavirus), and even the biopsy of the excised skin confirmed the same. Although there are some reports that Valtoval (Valacyclovir) has some eff...  Read Full »

What does a growing skin tag indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a skin tag near my private part and it is getting bigger in size now. Is it a skin tag or anything to worry about? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems to be a lesion of long duration. Do you have pain or itching, and is there a sudden growth in the lesion? Kindly send a focused picture of the skin lesion to help you with the treatment. Thank you.  Read Full »

What is the reason for a lump on my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small lump on my penis. I have not had any unprotected sex and also have a steady partner. I have this for about a month. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is very difficult to diagnose it without seeing it through photos. Here I mentioned the possibilities, which could be the lump. Wart lump- Rough surface, multiple, painless, hard, stucked and not going since long time. Molluscum - It also has hard, round, sm...  Read Full »

Would you please suggest a good treatment for the wart in my testicle?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed some wart-like thing in my testicle. It has been present for more than eight months now, but still, it is intact. The worrying part is it is not disappearing, and it is spread across the testicles. From a young age, I have constantly been facing the issue of warts in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello,Welcome to I understand your concern, and I will help you with it.I have seen the attached image (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), which looks like warts. Have you ever done a biopsy of your lesion?As around 50 percent of warts are associated with HPV (Hum...  Read Full »

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