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Posted by: julia | 2005/12/13

growths around my partners penis area

My partner and I have been together for 2 years. recently i have noticed 2 small warts growing on his penis. Is this a sign of possible STD's or can warts appear around these area because of a skin infection, liking having a wart growing on your toe? Should i be concerned and can i also contract these growths around my vagina since we dont use condems

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Genital warts are usually caused by the HPV virus. While this is often sexually transmitted, the virus can be dormant for many years before presenting any symptoms. If your partner carries HPV, you could get it, so have this checked out.

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Posted by: JA | 2005/12/13

Yes most definately have him checked out and in the meantime please use condoms. HPV or warts are extremely catchy!

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