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  1. Laser Surgery for Genital Warts

    A laser can be used to destroy genital warts.Laser surgery is usually done in a health professional's office or clinic.

  2. Gynecological Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    A gynecological exam for genital warts includes:Visual exam of the vulva.Speculum exam.Bimanual pelvic exam.Rectal exam.Rectovaginal exam.The visual exam and the speculum exam are the most important for diagnosing genital warts.Some health professionals may use an acetowhite test to make the warts more visible. A vinegar solution (weak acetic acid) may be applied to the skin to show the ...

  3. Cryotherapy (Cryosurgery) for Genital Warts

    Cryotherapy (cryosurgery) destroys genital warts by freezing them with liquid nitrogen.A health professional applies liquid nitrogen to and around the warts.It is applied for 10 to 30 seconds to freeze the tissue, then allowed to thaw, and then frozen again.The size and thickness of the warts determine the number and length of freeze/thaw cycles. Up to three treatments may be needed. Genital ...

  4. Biopsy of Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    Your health professional may take a sample, or biopsy, of abnormal tissue if genital warts cannot be easily identified with a physical examination or during a gynecology exam with a lighted magnifying instrument (colposcopy). A microscopic exam on the biopsied tissue can help your health professional determine whether cell changes have occurred that indicate infection with the human ...

  5. Hormonal Factors in Erection Problems - Topic Overview

    Hormonal factors may play a role in erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Men who produce low levels of the hormone testosterone (a condition known as hypogonadism) may have decreased sexual desire. A blood test is usually done if your doctor suspects this problem. But few men with erection problems have low testosterone production. Producing high levels of the hormone prolactin ...

  6. Sexual Problems: Questions About Your Sexual History - Topic Overview

    Women often begin the process of diagnosing sexual dysfunction by noticing an absence of sexual desire or satisfaction. Your health professional will work with you to identify your symptoms and the history of those symptoms. The answers to the following questions may be helpful to you and your health professional in determining the cause of your sexual problem and designing a treatment plan. 1 ...

  7. Information About the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    Infection by HPV (the human papillomavirus) is more common than you may know. Learn how to protect yourself.

  8. HPV and Cervical Cancer

    Understand how to prevent and diagnose the HPV virus, which causes virtually all cases of cervical cancer in the U.S.

  9. Is There a Cure for HPV?

    There are many treatment options if you are infected with HPV, the human papillomavirus.Learn more about each one.

  10. Sexual Abuse and Assault Against Women

    Sexual assault and abuse is any type of sexual activity that you do not agree to.

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