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Rounded warts on the labia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   i have a question about genital warts and i'm hoping u can help me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure i can
User :   i have a growth on my labia
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i'vok
Doctor :   how long u have this warts
User :   21, female, student/data entry, tennessee, single, one child
User :   bout 2 years give or take
User :   i've had a pelvic exam since then
User :   its a single skin colored growth that doesn't hurt
User :   hasn't changed appearence or anything
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was there when i had the exam
User :   its rounded
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine or consult a dermatologist for the same
User :   i haven't been treated for it and have not consulted anyone about it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u have any exposure prior to this warts development
User :   as in sex? or to warts in general?
Doctor :   yes intercourse i mean
User :   to my knowledge i haven't had sex with someone who has had it
Doctor :   any unprotected intercourse?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any itching or pain from the warts
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have any discharge
User :   from the wart or the vagina?
User :   no vaginal discharge
User :   and the wart isn't leaking
Doctor :   wart
Doctor :   to confirm the exact nature of lesion
User :   ok no it doesn't leak
Doctor :   it needs to be examined and biospy to be done to confirm
User :   r u suspecting it is genital warts?
Doctor :   difficult to say what it can be
Doctor :   it can genital warts
Doctor :   only biopsy can confirm the exact nature
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   my doc preformed my pelvic exam would she have mentioned it if she was concerned about it?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   when was it done?
User :   a few months ago
Doctor :   if u have herpitic lesions
User :   and it was there at the time
Doctor :   usually it will be red in colour
Doctor :   painful red lesions ,with itching
User :   where would the herpitic lesions b?
Doctor :   anywhere
User :   ok
Doctor :   genitals, mouth
User :   my pap smear came back normal
Doctor :   these are the usual places
Doctor :   ok
User :   so does that mean i don't have it?
Doctor :   is there any change in skin colour
User :   at the wart?
Doctor :   yes
User :   no
Doctor :   does it look like pimple?
User :   not really
User :   it looks like a rounded growth
User :   it doesn't look like i can pop it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does it bleed
User :   no
Doctor :   does it look like cauliflower
User :   no if it did i would have gotten it checked right away
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   if the problem persists
User :   i'm trying to avoid any docs because i'm on my parents insurence
User :   wat do u think it is?
Doctor :   nope i would suggest u to consult a physician atleast
Doctor :   earlier u seek medical help\it is always better
User :   i understand that i really do but at the same time i can't afford to get kicked out of my house either
Doctor :   iam more concerned about ur health
User :   i respect that and under normal circumstances i would get it checked out right now but since it is an std i am trying to wait til i have my own insurence
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
User :   so in ur medical opionon wat is it?
Doctor :   genital warts if left untreated can cause cervical cancer
Doctor :   i would suggest u still to consult at the earliest
Doctor :   ok
User :   i plan to but please tell me ur diagnosis
Doctor :   warts can be removed surgically
Doctor :   i need to examine u before i could give the diagnosis
User :   wat is ur possible diagnosis that u are thinking it is?
Doctor :   it could be HPV, herpes or veneral warts
Doctor :   one of them
User :   so wat ur saying is that u honestly think it is some form of std
User :   correct?
Doctor :   it could be std or some infection other than std
User :   but ur leaning towards std
Doctor :   u can get a repeat pap smear done
User :   would that diagnose if it is genital warts?
Doctor :   only on colposcope examination one can say what it would be
Doctor :   clinical examination followed by biopsy or pap smear
Doctor :   one can arrive at diagnosis
User :   ok ty for ur opinion i really do appreciate it
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   btw did u know that u tend to talk in circles?
Doctor :   good nite
User :   nite
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