reproductive health


Question by  deswar (23)

How are genital warts different from other kinds?


Answer by  queenbee77 (146)

Genital warts are caused by the Human Papillomavirus. There are different strains of this virus that cause different issues within the body. Women that have the strain of the virus that causes HPV are at an increased risk for cervical cancer.


Answer by  joebob31 (622)

First genital warts are a sexually transmitted disease transferred through direct contact. Also they are highly contagious. Genital warts can also lead to cervical and anal cancer. Other warts are not as contagious as genital warts.


Answer by  chels (177)

Genital warts are from sexually transmitted diseases. They are the warts on the genitals, whereas other warts can be found on other parts of your body. Genital warts are contracted from being sexually active.


Answer by  G12345 (1808)

Genital warts are not really any different than any other kind of wart. They are caused by the same virus, but they are some minor differences in the strain of pampilloma virus that have a pre-disposition to that area of your body. It is the combination of virus strain and genital skin that makes it prone to cancer.


Answer by  Allstar (2071)

All varieties of warts are caused by the Human Papillomavirus. Some subspecies of the virus causes warts on the face, the most common causes warts on the hands, and a few others cause warts in and around the pubic area. Otherwise they're very similar.


Answer by  John (9008)

They are caused by different germs. Also, they differ in how contagious they are. Regular warts are not at all contagious, and cannot be spread by contact. Genital warts, however, are very contagious and very easily spread sexually. The treatments also differ; it is much more difficult to get rid of genital warts.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

Genital warts are different from other kinds of warts in that they are primarily located on the genitals and unique in that they are a sexually transmitted disease.

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